Politics


NEWS 9/7/16 7:43pm

Donald Trump campaigns in Greenville

GREENVILLE, NC-- "You think Hillary gets crowds like this?" former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani asked the crowd at the Greenville Convention Center on Tuesday, where Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump touched upon many issues including national security, immigration, and Hillary Clinton's email scandal. "We will never fix our rigged system by relying on the people who rigged it in the first place," Trump said.


NEWS 7/29/16 4:36pm

Elon student interns at the DNC

Madison Rieger is a junior at Elon spending her week as a runner for ABC Radio. Her daily tasks can include anything from grabbing coffee for talent to scouting out delegates or speakers for radio interviews. As a communications major, Madison came to Philadelphia this week feeling well prepared and thankful to Elon for the diverse set of classes she has taken over the past two years. Watch the video to hear more about her week. [embed]http://https://youtu.be/FRsy9ZSIX0Q[/embed]


NEWS 7/28/16 10:25am

19-year-old NC delegate attends DNC

[embed]http://https://youtu.be/QKViQ7vVyRA[/embed] PHILADELPHIA -- John Easterling is a University of North Carolina at Greensboro student, a North Carolina delegate and a Hillary Clinton supporter.


NEWS 7/28/16 10:15am

Elon student among delegates at DNC

PHILADELPHIA -- Traveling across many state lines, one Elon University student found his way into the Democratic National Convention. The Mayor of Atlanta invited senior and Georgia native Chris Edwards to the convention.


NEWS 7/26/16 12:53am

Millennial Voices of the DNC

These are some of the voices of millennials at the Democratic National Convention. The first two are young delegates Melissa Cairo and Jade Hamilton who reflect on what life is like as a delegate and what it could be like with Hillary Clinton as President. The final voice is of 12 year old Theo Wagnon who, although he can't vote, has a lot of hope for his future.


NEWS 7/25/16 10:39pm

Donald Trump returns to North Carolina for first time after becoming Republican nominee

WINSTON-SALEM -- Donald Trump returned to North Carolina after becoming the Republican nominee at the Republican National Convention last week in Cleveland. He spent most of the rally at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds discussing the economy and criticizing his Democratic rivals, including soon-to-be presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, her running mate Tim Kaine and former Democratic presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders.


NEWS 7/21/16 6:44pm

North Carolina delegates' thoughts on Trump

Elon News Network spoke to two North Carolina delegates about their thoughts on the convention, Donald Trump, millennials in the Republican Party, the American Dream and North Carolina's body camera law. Mike Hager is the delegate for the 112th district and North Carolina's House Majority Leader.


NEWS 7/5/16 11:10pm

In Raleigh, Trump criticizes Clinton, FBI ruling

RALEIGH — Even as he strayed off on tangents, presidential candidate Donald Trump threw multiple verbal barbs at Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton at his rally at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh Tuesday night. Earlier in the day, news broke that Clinton was acquitted in her federal indictment involving her alleged disclosing of classified emails.


NEWS 7/5/16 6:20pm

Obama backs Clinton, attacks Trump at Charlotte rally

CHARLOTTE — In her second trip to North Carolina in the span of two weeks, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by President Barack Obama, stressed the importance of togetherness and how she would champion the middle class. Obama, in his first public campaign appearance with the presumptive Democratic nominee, reiterated Clinton’s qualifications and his high regard of her, which he also stated in his official video endorsement of her last week. Amidst a crowd of thousands in Hall C of the Charlotte Convention Center, both Democrats emphasized the importance the 2016 general election while lashing out at Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. “Despite all the progress we’ve made under [Obama’s] leadership — and we have made progress — we still have work to do,” Clinton said.