Donald Trump doesn’t have to be in the White House to have a home on Pennsylvania Avenue.
As residents of Southeast D.C. went to the polls Tuesday, some minority voters said that the issues that matter to them most simply weren’t addressed in the 2016 election.
A record number of Americans voted early this year, but that hasn’t prevented the familiar long lines at local polling stations. Columbia Heights Education Campus in Northwest D.C. experienced a particularly large surge of early morning voters.
American University School of Communication Professor Lenny Steinhorn talks about where the nations goes now, after such a divisive campaign.
More than one-in-six eligible voters in the U.S. have a disability in sight, hearing, mobility or others. In the past, significant numbers of those voters have had difficulty accessing a polling place or reading a ballot.
Social media have fueled a backlash against the billionaire owner of the oldest brewery in America, Yuengling Brewery. CEO Dick Yuengling hosted an October visit by Donald Trump’s son, Eric, at one of the breweries in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. As Aaron Lerner reports, some DC bars are now boycotting the beer because of the Trump support.
Donald Trump’s relationship with the media has changed dramatically from the primaries to today. Initially, the media did not take his candidacy seriously, American University Professor Jane Hall says.
The stress of the 2016 campaign has many people looking to soothe themselves with comfort food and drink. Across Washington, D.C., there are politically themed burgers, donuts, ice-cream, chocolates and cocktails. Jordan Connell reports that an I-Street bar is serving up some “candidate cocktails.”
Students at American University are taking their civic duty seriously and have cast their votes. Some have had a great first experience while others found disappointment.
With one day until the election, people continue to debate the viability of either candidate. Couples interviewed from New Hampshire, Florida and New York conceded they were unenthusiastic about both nominees.