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Love him, hate him, get to know him: Ben Bergquam

Among a crowd of Fresno State students frequently found near the library, a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap often peaks out from a distance. Walk a little closer, and more is revealed and chatter begins to be heard. ...

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Political stalemate: debt ceiling looms

Fresno State has largely avoided the effects of the government shutdown but concern about the political stalemate has reached the campus.

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How the Tea Party ruined my email address

I think I should preface this anecdote by introducing myself. My name is Brianna Vaccari, and for as long as I can remember, people in my life who know me fairly well always called me by the nickname “Bri.” Also, ...

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Sequester Superstorm?

Perhaps it is best to think about the political gridlock and massive dysfunction on Capitol Hill as just another storm in a politically turbulent climate. If you don’t understand what a “sequester” is, you aren’t alone. There are a few ...

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Congress’ lack of productivity

Congress sucks! Literally. Progress, governance and any faith Americans put in their federal government has been steadily sucked out and replaced with deep cynicism and distrust — and for good reason.

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Letters to the editor

The problem with people in America today is that they view one side of the issue, not all sides. In her story covering the DREAM Act Rally, online writer Danielle Gillbert called the Tea Party “anti-government.”

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DREAM Act rally update

At 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peace Garden demonstrators alongside Associated Students, Inc. President Pedro Ramirez will rally in support of the federal DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act. The DREAM Act, if passed, would allow illegal immigrants to become legal United States residents after spending two years in college or the military.

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Election 2010 coverage

There's no better place to get your election coverage than right here at The Collegian online. Will Republicans take back control of Congress? Will Meg Whitman upset Jerry Brown in the race for governor of California? Will Prop 19 pass? Find out these questions and more tonight. This space will be updated all night, so make sure to check back to see the latest.

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National protest comes to Fresno State

More than 7,000 protesters gathered in the Save Mart Center parking lot on Wednesday, as part of a nationwide campaign patterned after the Boston Tea Party.

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Tea parties lack strong principles

It was Dec. 16, 1773, when thousands of Bostonians huddled in the city’s harbor to protest a massive tea tax imposed by the British Parliament.

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