Tag Archives: mccain

Let Libyans decide Libya’s fate

“I cannot leave my country,” Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi, the leader of Libya, said in a recent speech, “I will die a martyr.”

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Zogby’s Ziegler is ‘a f*cking idiot’

Barack Obama may have demolished John McCain in the Electoral College, but he really only had 52.3 percent of the popular vote while McCain had a close 46.2 percent.

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Campus speak

What was the most important vote you cast this election? Why?

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Faces behind the campaign

The walls of the Fresno County Republican Party headquarters off of Shaw Avenue are covered in American flags, McCain / Palin ’08 posters and large wall hangings that declare “Country First”.

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Students gather to watch presidential debate

While presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain were squaring off in Mississippi Friday, spectators flocked to the Bucket on campus to see how it unfolded.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McCain, Obama both too ‘childish’ for presidency

As a former U.S. Marine with 2.5 years of foreign diplomatic service, I’m now a college senior who is worried about what this political campaign holds for my future.

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McCain puts economic crisis ahead of campaign, calls for debate delay

WASHINGTON -- John McCain will suspend campaigning to work in Washington on the Wall Street bailout and is asking that Friday night's kickoff presidential debate with rival Barack Obama be delayed.

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Poll: McCain, Obama dead even

WASHINGTON — John McCain and Barack Obama head into the fall campaign neck and neck, despite questions in many voters’ minds about whether McCain’s running mate is as qualified as Obama’s, according to a new Ipsos/McClatchy poll.

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WEB-SPE@K: Should Obama apologize for calling McCain’s policies “lipstick on a pig”?

Earlier this week, Barack Obama used the phrase "lipstick on a pig" to dismiss the policies of the Republican ticket, a phrase John McCain himself used to describe Hillary Clinton's health care plan.

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Candidates discuss the economy

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — John McCain and Sarah Palin tried Friday to ride whatever momentum they generated from this week’s Republican convention, beginning their sprint to Election Day by campaigning together in the battleground states of Wisconsin and Michigan.

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Letter to the Editor: McCain, Palin offer economic stability; Obama, only ambiguous promises

I don’t think McCain could have picked a better running mate. She’s a woman and she’s ultra-conservative. Since McCain is a true moderate and criticized for working too closely with the Democrats, Sarah Palin’s conservative world views will appease the hyper-conservative voters out there

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McCain’s choice of Palin fosters agreement between a Democrat and a Republican

I’VE KNOWN HEATHER FOR A LONG TIME NOW, so I know it’s not often that the two of us agree on any political issues. I’m a Democrat, she’s a Republican.

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Summer ’08 at Fresno State

An interactive gallery recap of Fresno State's action-packed summer.

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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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Clinton, McCain take CA

With 24 states participating, the results of Super Tuesday play a major part in who gets the presidential nomination. McCain pulled in front and now has a commanding lead over second-place candidate Mitt Romney. The race is closer on the Democratic side, but Hillary Clinton is currently the front-runner.

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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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