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LaToya Cantrell elected first female mayor of New Orleans

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under News

City council member LaToya Cantrell has been elected the first ever female mayor of New Orleans.The mayor-elect defeated fellow Democrat and municipal court judge Desiree Charbonnet in the runoff election on Nov. 18. Cantrell won 60 percent of the vote and a total of 51,342 votes while Charbonnet earned 33,729 votes.Cantrel...

Democratic party must first rebuild, then resist

Daniel Gottlieb, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Views

So much for claims of the inevitable collapse of the Republican party. Take the Democrats out of democracy, and you have an image of the current state of American politics — not to mention the increasing power of conservat...

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