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Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 15, 2016

Hillary ClintonEducationClinton has taken a more moderate position on higher education than her opponent Bernie Sanders, calling for “debt-free” college tuition rather than free college tuitionClimate ChangeClinton’s plan for energy and climate change is twofold. First, she wants to see the U.S. build half a billion s...

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

By Abigale Svoboda and Declan Harty

March 13, 2016

Marcia Hogue just wants the best for her 4-year-old son. With a white, “Feel the Bern” t-shirt, matching button and green hair, the 25-year-old Marion, Illinois resident stands out from many in the crowd. After driving three hours alone to Champaign, Hogue’s excitement to see Democratic presidential candidat...

Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 12, 2016

4:15 p.m. — "Love trumps hatred." Speaking about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Sanders speaks of his faith in the American people.  "The American people will defeat Donald Trump," he said.  Sanders says he will defeat Donald Trump because Americans aren't going t...

Trump hosts rally at UIC Pavilion

Trump hosts rally at UIC Pavilion

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 7, 2016

Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at 6 p.m. on March 11 at the UIC Pavilion, four days before the Illinois primary on March 15.EJAt this point in the primary season, Trump remains the GOP frontrunner. Trump won the primaries in 12 out of 19 states while Texas senator Ted Cruz took six and Florida senator Mar...

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

By Declan Harty

February 1, 2016

Update (Monday, 1 p.m.)Presidential campaign donations from Champaign County residents spiked approximately 60 percent to $84,618 in the most recent numbers released from the Federal Election Commission on Monday morning.But the county still only accounts for 1 percent of the state's total of $8...