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America inching toward Civil War

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Roberto Fonseca and Nicole Henson

February 23, 2017

It’s been something that should have been in the back of American’s heads since Hillary and President Donald Trump were both nominated as the primary candidates to become the President of the United States. How much closer to a civil war are we?If Bernie Sanders had won the democratic nomination,...

Facebook doesn’t mean fact

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Nicole Henson

January 24, 2017

The public has taken it upon themselves to create a news source out of none other than their own opinions, and it’s spreading like wildfire because of social media.Facebook stories that say climate change is a trick pulled on us by the Chinese may sound like an obvious hoax to most. Still, when it comes to politics ...

America is stuck with Trump

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Roberto Fonseca

January 24, 2017

I saw it coming from a mile away. Trump was always going to be president. People are tired of political correctness and the left-wingers have demonized the right in the past four years.No, I don't think we're all going to get deported. I don't think Trump is racist, and I don't think Trump is sexist...

Being forced to vote for Donald Trump

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Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel

September 28, 2016

No matter what news channel you tune in to, you’ve likely heard the current presidential election is filled with two choices that not many people want. If you are Liberal you likely wanted Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee, not Clinton. If you are Conservative you likely wanted Carson,...

Hillary doesn’t hinder hope as a woman

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Whitney Urmann

August 29, 2016

I am voting for Hillary Clinton because she is a woman. I am voting for Clinton because I am a woman and representation matters. I also support the majority of her platform and have educated myself on her campaign but I disagree with people who say we should leave gender out of the conversation. In...

Chico Democrats turn out for Clinton caucus

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Molly Sullivan

May 6, 2016

Democrats of the First Congressional District cast votes for their delegates during the statewide caucus on Sunday, May 1. The top six delegates elected in the caucus will attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. Bob Mulholland, a Democratic strategist and superdelegate,...

Butte County residents vote for caucus in presidential primary

Supporters decide which six ballots to select out of 51 for Bernie Sanders. Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

May 2, 2016

California just took one step closer to deciding who should run for president in the Democrat primaries.On May 1, doors opened at the ARC pavilion and Chico Grange Hall for any registered Democrats in the 1st District to vote for their favorite delegate. Those supporting Hilary Clinton went to the ARC ...

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