Google Trends: Clinton vs. Trump and Pokemon’s popularity


Searches for Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump
I did searches on Clinton and Trump over the past 30 days for the state of Illinois. The graphic showed more people are searching for Trump than Clinton during this time, a bit surprising considering Clinton is from Park Ridge and Illinois is projected to vote Clinton in the November election.

Pokemon Go vs. Porn
The Pokemon app craze hit in July. So how did it dominate Google Search? We put it to the test and compared it with searches in the U.S. for the term “porn” over the last 90 days.


Gov. Quinn Talks MAP Grants at DePaul University

Governor Pat Quinn photo
Gov. Pat Quinn makes a point during his speech at DePaul. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2012 and is being reposted with permission.

By Angelica Robinson and Josclynn Brandon

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.

“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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