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Sexual assault: Our military’s clear and present danger

When I was born, my father was a 1st lieutenant in the United States Army. He served in an army burn center for more than five years. I am so proud of his service to this country. He helped both ...

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Obama sees opportunity

“You don’t need to boo, you just need to vote,” Barack Obama told his crowds in the final days of the race when they reacted to his opponent’s name.

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SOME POST-ELECTION PUNDITRY

Mathew: One of the best parts of Election Day is all the free stuff you get for voting. I claimed several free coffees from Starbucks today.

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Republican mood somber after Obama win

The mood at the Standard, a restaurant and bar in North Fresno, is solemn tonight.

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The Collegian Online presents Election Night ’08

The Collegian’s election night videos provide presidential, mayorial and proposition results as well as interviews with The Collegian’s editors and reporters. For more information about the presidential election, click here. For more information about local and state elections, click here. ...

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Presidential election ’08

With polls closed in Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine, Barack Obama has the lead with 77 electoral votes while John McCain has 34.

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The Collegian Votes

We believe Obama’s positions on America’s most important issues — the war, health care, the economy — are more consistent with what the country actually needs right now.

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Candidates take on student issues

College is not affordable for many families. Many college students are in debt or lack health care. And some students are worried about what jobs will be available when they graduate in the next couple years.

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Pop culture gets higher political profile

These have been the stories shaking the political landscape this season: Tina Fey reduces Sarah Palin to chuckleheaded caricature, and the Republican vice presidential nominee responds by appearing alongside Fey on “Saturday Night Live,” dutifully accepting Alec Baldwin’s compliment that she’s “much hotter in person.”

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Some humor for the election season

Let's forget about our plunging economy, controversial propositions and partisan differences for a moment and take time to smell the flowers of political satire.

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Average Joe not so average

YESTERDAY, AFTER WHAT SURELY MUST have been a night of very little sleep, Joe Wurzelbacher probably opened his eyes to a television with his face on it, while news networks were trying to explain to the rest of us who, exactly, Joe the Plumber is.

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WEB-SPE@K: What did you think about the final presidential debate?

What did you think about the financial debate? Did you watch it?

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Obama’s up, McCain’s campaign negative

WASHINGTON — They are fiery watch-words of an increasingly combative and negative presidential campaign debate, the one that rivals John McCain and Barack Obama are bankrolling with their own campaign commercials in the most competitive states:

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Palin: another hasty decision?

I ADMIT IT. I’M A CONSERVATIVE JOURNALIST.

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