Meet the Candidates: Tyler Gillean, South Bend Common Council District 4
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Meet the Candidates: Tyler Gillean, South Bend Common Council District 4

I was taught the value of hard work and honesty at a young age. My father and mother worked difficult jobs and made ends meet making terrific sacrifices along the way to ensure my sister and I had a better life than they had growing up. My father is the first male in his bloodline…

Joe Biden: “I like Dick Cheney… I think he is a decent man.”

Joe Biden: “I like Dick Cheney… I think he is a decent man.”

A video of former vice president Joe Biden praising former vice president Dick Cheney resurfaced on Thursday after a correspondent for the progressive media outlet Young Turks retweeted the clip dating from 2015. Biden – who just announced his campaign for president last week and is one of the twenty-one Democrats seeking the party’s nomination…

Meet the Candidates: Anne Mannix, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Anne Mannix, South Bend Common Council At-Large

I came to South Bend in 1986 with my husband who is a professor at Notre Dame. We raised our children in a historic home on West Washington Street and sent them to the public schools. I have a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning and have worked developing affordable housing over the last…

Op-ed: I’m Dying From ALS and Here’s My Message: No More Half Measures. Only Medicare for All
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Op-ed: I’m Dying From ALS and Here’s My Message: No More Half Measures. Only Medicare for All

Editor’s Note: Ahead of a Tuesday hearing in the U.S. House Committee on Rules regarding Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s bill to establish a single-payer Medicare for All health care system in the United States, dying healthcare activist Ady Barkan released the following prepared remarks. Owing to the advanced progression of his ALS, Barkan will deliver this testimony using a…

Buttigieg discusses democracy, climate change, white male privilege in Daily Show interview
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Buttigieg discusses democracy, climate change, white male privilege in Daily Show interview

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Monday night in his first appearance as a Democratic presidential candidate. “It has been quite a ride for you,” Noah remarked. “It’s been a whirlwind.” Noah noted that only a few months ago, few people in the country knew Buttigieg’s name….

Meet the Candidates: Amanda Jean Grove, South Bend Common Council At-Large
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Meet the Candidates: Amanda Jean Grove, South Bend Common Council At-Large

Hello! My name is Amanda Jean Grove and I’m running for one of the At-Large seats on the South Bend Common Council. The reason I am running for office is simply because I love our city! I was born here in South Bend and I’m passionate about serving my beautiful home town. Our City is…

Meet the Candidates: Amanda Govaert Konrath, South Bend Common Council District 2
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Meet the Candidates: Amanda Govaert Konrath, South Bend Common Council District 2

My name is Amanda Govaert Konrath. I’m YOUR 2nd District Common Council candidate because I believe that everyone should have a seat at the table. As a foster parent, I have chosen to live my life as an advocate for the voiceless. As the mom the teenagers, I know how disenfranchised our youth feel. As…