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Articles by Liza Mullett (22)

Seth Goldstein ‘22.5 said he hopes the next four years under Biden aren’t simply “a third Obama term," and that the new administration embarks on a more progressive path forward.

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‘All gas, no brakes’: student volunteers for Democratic candidates reflect on campaign trail experiences

November 22, 2020 0 comments

When major news outlets called the presidential race for Joe Biden on the morning of Nov. 7, Alexandra Blitzer ’22.5 fell to her couch and cried — enjoying “a huge moment of triumph and excitement” as her work campaigning for the Democratic candidate paid off. 

President-elect Joe Biden at Brown in 2018, when he was the speaker for Brown Lecture Board's fall talk.

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Brown students react to historic Biden victory with quiet optimism

November 7, 2020 0 comments

In a sudden conclusion to a drawn-out battle, former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election Nov. 7. Biden’s victory arrives four days post-Election Day after a close battle for the Oval Office with incumbent President Donald Trump. 

Rhode Island residents gather at State House in response to Biden win

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Rhode Island residents gather at State House in response to Biden win

November 7, 2020 0 comments

On one side of Gaspee Street early this afternoon, a large group of people danced, cheered and cried in celebration of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-CA) victory in the presidential election.

Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election Nov. 7. Biden’s victory arrives four days post-Election Day after a close battle for the Oval Office with incumbent President Donald Trump.

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Brown political organizations react to Biden win

November 7, 2020 0 comments

After former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the next president of the United States, beating incumbent President Donald Trump, leaders of student groups representing the major parties reflected on the significance of this election and the future of their respective parties.

Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

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Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

November 6, 2020 1 comment

Over two days after the first polls closed on Election Day, no winner has been declared in the race for U.S. president. Former Vice President Joe Biden moved closer to an electoral college victory early Nov. 6.

As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

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As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

November 4, 2020 0 comments

As electoral votes are still being counted in key swing states like Nevada and Pennsylvania nearly 24 hours after Election Day, signs point to a potential victory for Joe Biden.

Brown Watson watch party ends on uncertain note

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Brown Watson watch party ends on uncertain note

November 4, 2020 0 comments

It’s not uncommon for Election Day watch parties hosted by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs to end with a degree of uncertainty.

A majority of voters at Pizzitola Sports Center interviewed by the Herald expressed support for former Vice President Joe Biden. And, despite ‘high morale’, some voters communicated anxiety about the outcome of the election and the possibility of civil unrest in its aftermath.

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Voter turnout low at Pizzitola Sports Center as mail-in ballots surge in R.I.

November 3, 2020 0 comments

Voter turnout was relatively low on Election Day at the Pizzitola Sports Center, the polling location for on-campus students and many other voters on Providence’s East Side. 

Michael Dukakis, who previously served as Massachusetts governor, stressed values of democracy, political efficacy and ethics in the American political system and 2020 Election.

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Gov. Dukakis on 2020 election: “A new, different and very troubling period in American politics”

October 30, 2020 0 comments

When asked what’s at stake in the 2020 election, former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis said: “Just about everything.”

Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

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Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

October 29, 2020 12 comments

As a number of prominent Republicans have distanced themselves politically from President Donald Trump ahead of the imminent 2020 election, conservative students at the University are grappling with the decision of whether or not to back their party’s incumbent.