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Some women at Trump’s inauguration are baffled by Saturday’s Women’s March

By Vera Bergengruen/McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Women who cheered President Donald Trump and danced at the inaugural balls in Washington Friday said the Women’s March scheduled Saturday has them baffled and indignant that one group would presume to speak ...

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Trump is sworn in as president, a divisive, singular figure promising to lift up ‘the forgotten’

By Noah Bierman Tribune Washington Bureau /(TNS) WASHINGTON  –  Donald John Trump swore the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States, one of the most polarizing figures to assume the office shouldering a promise to ...

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Nancy Pelosi re-elected as minority leader

Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the Democratic House Minority Leader Wednesday morning – making it her eighth term. After receiving the news she responded on twitter writing: “Honored to be elected by my colleagues to serve as Democratic Leader. Let’s ...

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The student behind ‘the signs’ of support at Fresno State

The Tuesday election result stirred major emotions on Fresno State’s campus. Students were somber, and many felt stress from the realization that Donald Trump was elected president. My initial intention was to make students feel safe and accepted during a time ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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Luis Chavez wins Fresno City Council District 5 seat

Luis Chavez has won the Fresno City Council District 5 seat, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. On election night, a few dozen of his friends and community leaders gathered at his house to support his campaign. Chavez ...

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Trump elected president in shocking sweep of the nation

After a bitter election process, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. It was a shock to many, but it wasn’t a shock to Donald Trump, who has been boasting about achieving this since the ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Republican Party maintains hold on House and Senate

The Republican Party held on to their party majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate on election night. The GOP will continue their six-year streak under the direction of reelected House Speaker Paul Ryan. “The fact that we ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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Local Election Coverage

2:00 a.m. PST: All votes counted  United States Senator: Kamala D. Harris (Dem) won 51 percent to Loretta L. Sanchez (Dem) 48 precent 16th Congress:  Jim Costa (Dem) won 67 percent to Jonny Tacherra 32 percent 21st Congress: David Valadao (Rep) won 60 percent to Emilio ...

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Students prepare to vote with free Dutch Bros

The lingering smell of coffee grounds coming from a Dutch Bros vending vehicle welcomed students to the Free Speech Area on Monday for a free cup of coffee; all they had to do was pick up a Voter’s Guide to ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as attorney general, dies at 78 after years-long struggle with Parkinson’s disease

By: Timothy M. Phelps Tribune Washington Bureau/(TNS) WASHINGTON — Janet Reno, whose unusually long tenure as the United States’ first female attorney general began with a disastrous assault on cultists in Texas and ended after the dramatic raid that returned ...

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Clinton in the clear after FBI review of newfound emails

By: David Lauter & Del Quentin Wilber Tribune Washington Bureau/(TNS) WASHINGTON — The FBI’s new scrutiny of emails related to Hillary Clinton has turned up nothing that would cause the bureau to recommend charges against her, Director James B. Comey said. ...

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Latino Politics: more than just specific terminology

Whether you choose to vote or decide to turn a blind eye to the presidential election you are still an active member who is participating in the election, said Dr. Annabella España, a Latino politics professor. “You’re participating in the ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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Don’t like the presidential choices? You should vote anyway

This Monday – Oct. 24 – is the last day to register to vote before the Nov. 8 election. The election is the culmination of two years of a seemingly endless presidential campaign. Some people have decided not to vote ...

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