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Bernie Sanders (left) and Joe Biden (right)

Profiles of the Democratic Candidates

Alexander Balfanz and Zachariah Brosius March 26, 2020
Only two Democratic candidates—Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden—are left in the running to be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee. Paw Print reporters Alex Balfanz and Zach Brosius took a closer look.
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders continue the delegate race with 1,991 delegates needed to win the nomination.

Biden Takes Clear Lead in Presidential Primary

Sam Brook, Managing Editor March 25, 2020
With the presidential race down to just two candidates, Joe Biden has taken an overwhelming lead with 1,180 delegates while Bernie Sanders trails with 885. In the March 10 primaries, Biden swept, winning five of the six states. On Tuesday, March 17, Biden had another successful night of wins in Arizona, Florida, and Illinois.
With about three months left until the end of the Democratic primary, candidates are updating their campaigning strategies. Bloomberg's plan is the only one that actively threatens democracy.

Money in Politics

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor March 3, 2020
Before 2007, Michael Bloomberg was a Republican. From then until 2018, he was an independent with racist policies, including the infamous stop-and-frisk practice. Now, despite skipping many of the early debates and states of the Democratic primary, he’s joining the race for the Democratic nominee.
The remaining presidential candidates.

Woodside Students Give Their Options on the Presidential Candidates

Sam Brook, Managing Editor March 3, 2020
With American primary elections underway, Woodside High School students voiced their opinions about the candidates they support in an online survey conducted the week of February 24.
Forum Moderator Mark Simon poses a question to the 5 candidates running for California State Senate at the recent education forum held in the Redwood City Public Library on Thursday, February 13, 2020.  The candidates that attended were, from left to right, Democrat Josh Becker, Democrat Michael Brownrigg, Republican Dr. Alex Glew,  Democrat Sally Lieber, and Democrat Shelly Masur.

California State Senate Candidates Discuss Education, School Safety During Redwood City Forum

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Tech/Lifestyle Editor February 26, 2020
When five candidates for California State Senate, one columnist, and a fourth-grader walk into a library, what do they discuss? Education, it turns out!
The Iowa Democratic caucuses were held on February 3, 2020.

Tech Problems in Iowa

Zachariah Brosius, Staff Writer February 24, 2020
The Iowa caucus results were delayed by a day due to a faulty and difficult-to-use app, raising questions about the safety of using technology in elections. Woodside had mixed reactions to the increased use of technology in elections.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, explained his decision on the Senate floor.

Senate Acquits Trump of Impeachment Charges

Isabella Calcagno, Politics Editor February 24, 2020
The Senate acquitted President Donald J. Trump of the two impeachment charges against him on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Republican senator Mitt Romney of Utah was the only senator to break from his party and vote to convict Trump.
Trump delivers his State of the Union address while Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi listen behind him.

Pelosi Steals the Show at the State of the Union

Chloe Postlewaite, Online Editor February 5, 2020
President Donald Trump delivered a drama-filled State of the Union Address on February 4. This was his third State of the Union, delivered in the midst of his impeachment trial.
A student speaks at the March For Our Lives protest in Redwood City.

Guns, Schools, and Activism

Isabella Calcagno, Politics Editor December 16, 2019
On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old Joaquin Oliver walked to class with a bouquet of flowers and a plan for a date with his girlfriend to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Later that day, Oliver was shot in the hallway outside his creative writing class. He and 16 others died that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Florida.
Larry David, Woody Harrelson, and Maya Rudolph (left to right) imitate candidates at the Democratic town hall.

‘SNL’ Returns with New Impressions of the 2020 Political Candidates

Isabella Calcagno, Politics Editor November 8, 2019
"Saturday Night Live" ("SNL") returned to NBC with impressions of the 2020 political candidates, played by host Woody Harrelson, "SNL" cast members, and a few special guests on September 28.
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