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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN5) speaks at her re-election campaign kickoff event on Jan 23, 2020.

Omar, others unveil Articles of Impeachment; many call to invoke the 25th Amendment.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent January 7, 2021
Following the events at the Capitol, Democrat house representatives unveiled articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Biden supporters (left) watching a drive-in rally in St. Paul, MN, from afar on October 30, 2020. Trump supporters (right) at a rally in Minneapolis, MN, on October 10, 2019.

Election Week 2020: A Timeline

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent November 19, 2020
This story provides and full detailed timeline of the election week in early November.
GEN Z. Teenagers are taking on climate change in order to ensure a future for themselves and the planet.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Understand climate change in context

The Rubicon Staff October 7, 2020
Climate change won't go away when 2020 ends. This year isn't the cause of the disasters: humans are.
Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend...

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) embraces supporters at her reelection campaign kickoff event before taking the stage Jan. 23.

Omar talks foreign policy and historic first term

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor January 26, 2020
After being catapulted into the spotlight as the first Somali-American elected to Congress in 2018, Omar launched her reelection campaign Jan. 23.
CHEER ON BERNIE. Sanders engages with the crowd as they shout chants and encouragements and raise signs printed with his name to show their support. His voice and words do not quit the crown instead it makes them raise their signs higher.

BEHIND THE LENS: Liepins captures Sanders rally

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor November 14, 2019
Passionate chants of “Not me. Us.” — a Bernie Sanders campaign slogan — burst from the sea of Sanders supporters in Williams Arena (The Barn) on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus.
Supporters follow Trump inside as protesters surround Target Center

Supporters follow Trump inside as protesters surround Target Center

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor October 13, 2019
President Trump held a rally at Target Center on Oct. 10 while protesters filled the streets outside.
The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief October 12, 2018
Bike through the Twin Cities and you'll see front lawns littered with community struggles and personal values.

Exclusive interview: MN legislator Ilhan Omar

Jonah Harrison, Chief Visual Editor October 30, 2017
The Rubicon CVE Jonah Harrison interviews MN legislator, Ilhan Omar about her work in politics and her experience as a minority in government.
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