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Women in white win the night at State of the Union

Nancy Pelosi's clap had the attention of many at the 2019 State of the Union address. Image from

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2019

Am I still thinking about the State of the Union nearly a week later? You bet. This time, although there was so, so much to be unpacked from this year's delayed address, what's sticking in my mind is what happened afterward; to a now-viral moment. I'm talking, of course, about the slow clap given...

Chico Democrats host State of the Union viewing party

Jeremy Markley, former president of Chico State Democrats, is considering running for office. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

January 31, 2018

Chico Democrats hosted a party to watch the president's yearly address to the nation Tuesday. The party was held at the house of retired Chico State faculty Michele Shover on the 200 block of East 12th Street. Two viewing rooms were set up to accommodate the guests. As Trump addressed the nation, Chico D...

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