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After struggling for wider voter base appeal, Julián Castro ends bid for presidency

After struggling for wider voter base appeal, Julián Castro ends bid for presidency

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Editor in Chief

January 7, 2020

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, 45, ended his campaign for the presidency Thursday morning, as he announced in a nearly four-minute video on Twitter.  His message failed to resonate with a wider voter base. Between Dec. 11 and 31, Castro polled at just 1.1 percent national...

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

by Eric Fang and Varsha Rammohan

December 21, 2019

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, upper school students and local political groups expressed mixed support. Few reacted with surprise.  Many local residents have followed the impeachment proceedings since the House launched a formal inquiry ...

Sanders, Castro and Delaney join Democratic presidential candidates at CDP

by Eric Fang, Kathy Fang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

June 2, 2019

Several hundred California Democrats gathered for a final day of speeches, caucuses and workshops at the California Democrats’ State Convention, held in the Moscone Center of San Francisco. Today featured presidential candidate speakers Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-V.T., former Secretary of Housing and Urban...

American Party System, Take Six

American Party System, Take Six

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 6, 2019

Nov. 6, 2018—the fated, long anticipated Election Day—came and passed in a flurry of red and blue. Voters around the country trickled into the polls to register and cast their ballots, newspapers and broadcasts ran nonstop programs and the nation held its breath in anticipation of the final results:...

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