The Daily Eastern News

Shimkus discusses minimum wage, EIU

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2019

The EIU College Republicans invited U.S. Representative John Shimkus to campus Friday to speak to students and members of the Charleston community. Shimkus said he does not hold town halls, rather he meets with individuals one-on-one, but Michael Fields, the president of the College Republicans, said...

Know before you vote: Primary candidates for U.S. representative of the 15th district

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018

Kevin Gaither (D) Kevin Gaither, originally from Sullivan, is running to be the democratic nominee for U.S. representative of the 15th district. Gaither has a bachelor’s in chemistry from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and took some courses at Eastern. He worked for the 2008 presidential campaign while living in Ind...

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