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Mayoral nominees, head to head

While most Fresno State voters focus on the choice of their next president, a smaller but just as significant Nov. 4 race is going on, right in their backyard: the election of Fresno’s next mayor.

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I’m voting for McCain

YOU DIDN’T HEAR IT FROM ME. Now, I heard — and believe me I only just heard it — that Barack Obama isn’t prepared to serve as president on day one. Where did I hear it? I dunno. I don’t think Clinton said it. Did she? I don’t think so. I’m just pretty sure I just heard it somewhere.

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Editorial: Election 2008


As we move toward Super Tuesday, both the Democratic and Republican fields of candidates have narrowed down to two frontrunners apiece. Here is The Collegian’s assessment of these candidates and our recommendations for voting this Tuesday.

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Guide to presidential candidates


On Feb. 5, 24 states will decide whom they want to nominate for president. California is one of these states. While the presidential field has gotten a lot less crowded, we at The Collegian believe that it’s important for voters to make informed choices.

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The Sleaze-o-meter: Republican Edition

AMERICANS DON’T VOTE FOR candidates. Americans vote against candidates.

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WEB-SPE@K: What’s your opinion on the presidential primaries and candidates?

California’s presidential primaries will be held on Feb. 5 this year, “Super Tuesday,” along with 24 other states. Have you been following the primaries and caucuses that have occurred already? Do you plan on voting? If so, whom do you ...

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Food for political thought

'I knew it was at my school. It was easier for me,' freshman Vongmie Yang said about the convenience of registering to vote as he took time out on Tuesday to be eligible for the presidential primary elections –– today was the last day that he could register to vote for the Feb. 5 election.
Two female students were making their way to class, when they both suddenly paused.

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Romney’s wins good for Rudy

COME DEBATE TIME, the Republicans have a crowded stage. One of them stands to benefit from it.

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Editorial: CNN gaffe reveals problems of pundits

One of the top stories on CNN.com yesterday bore the headline “Gender or race: Black women voters face tough choices in S.C.”

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LiveBlogging South Carolina primary, Nevada caucus

What follows is The Collegian’s coverage of the Nevada Caucus and the Republican South Carolina primary. It comes by alternating embellishment of CNN’s coverage and mocking of it, with worthwhile coverage interspersed throughout. Be sure to check out The Collegian’s ...

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Barack to School

BARACK OBAMA DOESN’T campaign a day that some news station doesn’t make a specious claim that compares him to some failed presidential candidates.

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‘My highest commitment to God’

MITT ROMNEY IS MORMON. I open with his religion instead of introducing him as a candidate because it is Romney himself who, yesterday, decided that it would be a good idea to address the already controversial issue of religion. He gave a speech that addressed it directly — “Faith in America,” which was meant to restore potential voters’ faith in him as a man who can separate church and state.

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Republicans ham it up on YouTube and CNN

Each candidate at the CNN-YouTube Republican debates last week had their own song and dance. Let’s take a look at the candidates: be they winners or losers of the debate, they’re players nonetheless. Mike Huckabee The rising star of the ...

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Romney, Paul represent ‘polar opposites’

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES RON PAUL and Mitt Romney are polar opposites. Romney has a good shot at winning the nomination. Ron Paul doesn’t.

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VIDEO: Dec. 5 2007: “What presidential candidate are you leaning towards?”

The Collegian Online asks, “What presidential candidate are you leaning towards?”

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Wide-open presidential election explained

This blog is a companion piece to a related column. One of the curiosities of the 2008 election is that it is the first wide-open race — where neither a president nor a vice president seeks nomination — since 1928. ...

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Precedence for presidents

“HOW DO WE beat the bitch?” A South Carolina voter asked Republican candidate John McCain at a campaign event earlier this month.

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Chuck Norris approves presidential candidate

Republican candidate Mike Huckabee has one message for America, and it’s Chuck Norris. “My plan to secure the border? Two words: Chuck Norris.”

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