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BBC News
Detroit recalls five days of violent unrest a half century laterover the next five days, prompting Michigan Governor George Romney to deploy th
BBC News / Posted 56 minutes ago
over the next five days, prompting Michigan Governor George Romney to deploy the National Guard and eventually President Lyndon Johnson to send troops from the US Army's 82nd and 101st Airborne Division to quell the violence. Once the dust... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Critic's Notebook: Zosia Mamet and Melissa Rauch in 'The Secret Lunches of Chelsea & Ivanka'on who you voted for last November. The show follows in the tradition of such
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 hours ago
on who you voted for last November. The show follows in the tradition of such theatrical political satires as the Lyndon Johnson-inspired Macbird!, Gore Vidal’s An Evening With Richard Nixon and Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America:AFinal... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Black activists tell Democrats: Put an African American on 2020 ticketN.Y. convention delegate. “Everyone always comes for our vote, and what do we g
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 hours ago
N.Y. convention delegate. “Everyone always comes for our vote, and what do we get in return?” No Democrat since Lyndon Johnson in 1964 has won a majority of the white vote. While some Democrats – Joe Biden and Bill Clinton among them –... Read more
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Fortune
How Trump’s Children Are Tarnishing His Presidencyin more recent decades that would change this, in the process revealing the pol
Fortune / Posted yesterday
in more recent decades that would change this, in the process revealing the political value of presidential daughters. Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon each came to office with two daughters entering young adulthood. Although they rarely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Now a Running Mate, Speaker Nuquay's Integrity As Presiding Officer Questionedcommonly, Vice-President in the same year that their seat was up for re-electio
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
commonly, Vice-President in the same year that their seat was up for re-election. Most famously, it happened in 1960 when Lyndon Johnson used his political connections to get a change in Texas election laws that would allow him to run for both... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Detroit '67: 'We've got trouble' — Routine police raid ignites 5 days of riotingHumphrey in Washington at about 2:15 a.m. Monday to discuss using federal troop
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
Humphrey in Washington at about 2:15 a.m. Monday to discuss using federal troops. Aides to Romney and Democratic President Lyndon Johnson — hamstrung by the political ambitions of their bosses — worked on the details of a deployment for several... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit '67: 'We've got trouble' — Routine police raid ignites 5 days of riotingHumphrey in Washington at about 2:15 a.m. Monday to discuss using federal troop
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Humphrey in Washington at about 2:15 a.m. Monday to discuss using federal troops. Aides to Romney and Democratic President Lyndon Johnson — hamstrung by the political ambitions of their bosses — worked on the details of a deployment for several... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Meaning of the G.O.P.’s Health-Care Fiascofor his part, greeted Trump’s White House rant as a welcome act of statesmanshi
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
for his part, greeted Trump’s White House rant as a welcome act of statesmanship, portraying the President as a latter-day Lyndon Johnson “totally engaged,” behind the scenes, in the effort to round up votes. In acting as though the bill still has... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Steve Chapman: Mike Pence's opportunityhave often learned. Hubert Humphrey, once a darling of liberals, became their n
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
have often learned. Hubert Humphrey, once a darling of liberals, became their nemesis for refusing to break with President Lyndon Johnson on the Vietnam War and lost the 1968 election to Richard Nixon. Al Gore defended Bill Clinton during the... Read more
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New York Post
What I learned from seeing Detroit go up in flames 50 years ago this weekperformance of National Guard troops, trying to persuade the governor to demand
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
performance of National Guard troops, trying to persuade the governor to demand federal troops from a reluctant President Lyndon Johnson and Attorney General Ramsey Clark. I remember riding around in a (nonpolice) car with Rep. John Conyers, then... Read more
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Barrow Journal
Terrell:Too many conundrumsrun the government.” “4. Their representatives run the government — yet the po
Barrow Journal / Posted 3 days ago
run the government.” “4. Their representatives run the government — yet the poor keep getting poorer.” In 1964 President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. The goal was to help at least one in five Americans improve their income. His... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A President Mike Pence is looking better every dayhave often learned. Hubert Humphrey, once a darling of liberals, became their n
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
have often learned. Hubert Humphrey, once a darling of liberals, became their nemesis for refusing to break with President Lyndon Johnson on the Vietnam War and lost the 1968 election to Richard Nixon. Al Gore defended Bill Clinton during the... Read more
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The Chronicle
The danger of Trump’s voter fraud commissionelected officials. This precious right requires elected officials to be held ac
The Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
elected officials. This precious right requires elected officials to be held accountable to their constituents. President Lyndon Johnson, who signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is reported to have said, “A man without a vote is a man without... Read more
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CNBC
Why Washington and Republicans need John McCainalso McCain's mentor, fellow Arizonan Barry Goldwater, who served another 22 ye
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
also McCain's mentor, fellow Arizonan Barry Goldwater, who served another 22 years in the Senate after his 1964 defeat to Lyndon Johnson. McCain took Goldwater's seat 31 years ago after a career in the House and the Navy, where his father was an... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
JFK Museum: A window through historylimousine, who was wounded in the right chest and the right hand. Kennedy was
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
limousine, who was wounded in the right chest and the right hand. Kennedy was in Dallas with Vice President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, the Connallys and Sen. Ralph Yarborough on a scheduled stop as part of a two-day political tour he was taking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Both Presidents Leave the Country?day, Kennedy was shot in Dallas while riding with his wife, Jacqueline, in the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
day, Kennedy was shot in Dallas while riding with his wife, Jacqueline, in the presidential motorcade; while Vice President Lyndon Johnson was riding in a car behind the President. It was by Divine Providence that both men were not killed in that... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Republicans Opposed Medicaid and Social Security, Tooin the 1960s. Passed as an amendment to the Social Security Act, what is now Me
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
in the 1960s. Passed as an amendment to the Social Security Act, what is now Medicaid was championed by President Lyndon Johnson to provide health coverage for seniors. One of the most vocal opponents of Medicaid was a famous Hollywood... Read more
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The News & Observer
Politicizing churches and nonprofits would harm NC communitiesaffordable housing providers. The Johnson Amendment – which is so named becaus
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
affordable housing providers. The Johnson Amendment – which is so named because it was introduced in 1954 by then-Senator Lyndon Johnson before being signed into law by President Dwight Eisenhower – lays out the ground rules that help insulate... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Apollo 11's historic mission01: 30Th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Landing On The Moon (4 Of 20): Vice President
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
01: 30Th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Landing On The Moon (4 Of 20): Vice President Spiro Agnew And Former President Lyndon Johnson View The Liftoff Of Apollo 11 From The Stands Located At The Kennedy Space Center Vip Viewing Site. The Apollo... Read more
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The News & Observer
The man from Galilee and a thing called politicsmission: to end a ban on churches from endorsing or opposing candidates. It was
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
mission: to end a ban on churches from endorsing or opposing candidates. It was part of a 1954 amendment from then-Sen. Lyndon Johnson threatening the tax-exempt status of churches, universities and foundations that got involved in “overt”... Read more
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The Columbian
He’s missing a few factsRepublican. Those bigoted, racist people are still there. They now identify the
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Republican. Those bigoted, racist people are still there. They now identify themselves as Republicans. That’s why President Lyndon Johnson is quoted as saying, “We have lost the South for a generation” after signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bill Clinton smokes a cigar and plays golf after paid speech in Hawaiiat the event to mark a graduation at the Presidential Leadership Scholars progr
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
at the event to mark a graduation at the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a partnership among the Bush, Clinton, Lyndon Johnson and George H.W. Bush presidential centers. 'If you want to be president, realize it’s about the people, not... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump wants to legalize politics in the pulpit. The GOP House is quietly helpingability to investigate religious organizations for violating the law. Since 19
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
ability to investigate religious organizations for violating the law. Since 1954, under a provision championed by Lyndon Johnson, then a U.S. senator who would go on to become president in 1963, non-profits, including churches,... Read more
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Daily Press
Mercury 7 usher new era at NASA Langleya science payload. But, finally, the federal appetite for space was whetted, e
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
a science payload. But, finally, the federal appetite for space was whetted, especially as then-Senate majority leader Lyndon Johnson railed about the specter of Soviets dropping bombs from space onto the country the way boys drop rocks from... Read more
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The Columbian
History is shameful for RepublicansDemocrats, that came to an end with the passage of the Civil Rights Act and the
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Democrats, that came to an end with the passage of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. At the time, Lyndon Johnson said that Democrats would “lose the South for a generation” as a result of this legislation that he championed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Historic River Oaks home built for George R. Brown asks $10 millionfriends with Alice Brown, used to stay at the home frequently, and that the tre
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
friends with Alice Brown, used to stay at the home frequently, and that the tree was planted for the first lady. President Lyndon Johnson, Heard said, "had a seedling from the Andrew Jackson magnolia on the grounds of the White House brought down... Read more
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heraldscotland
Troubled Trump running out of time to turn around presidencylegislation passed. “You’ve got just one year when they treat you right and be
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
legislation passed. “You’ve got just one year when they treat you right and before they start worrying about themselves,” Lyndon Johnson, who served as Senate majority leader before winning the White House, famously groused. An ABC... Read more
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The News & Observer
The GOP is bungling Obamacare repeal, and Democrats could be the winnersthe massive law that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had to pass to read. Pr
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
the massive law that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had to pass to read. Presidents as varied as Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson and congressional leaders like Mike Mansfield and Everett McKinley Dirksen have known and shown that in our... Read more
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The Washington Times
Voter fraud commission might be Trump’s enduring legacybelieve that “a meaningful amount of voter fraud occurs in U.S. elections.” Ho
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
believe that “a meaningful amount of voter fraud occurs in U.S. elections.” How important is voter fraud? In 1948, Lyndon Johnson stole the election for U.S. Senate. With 20,000 rigged votes, he was still short of winning. But six days... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump wants to legalize politics in the pulpit. The GOP House is quietly helpingability to investigate religious organizations for violating the law. Since 19
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
ability to investigate religious organizations for violating the law. Since 1954, under a provision championed by Lyndon Johnson, then a U.S. senator who would go on to become president in 1963, non-profits, including churches,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Democrats still strive to tell voters what their party stands forof victories that expanded the role of government, from the social safety net o
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
of victories that expanded the role of government, from the social safety net of Franklin Roosevelt�s New Deal to Lyndon Johnson�s landmark civil rights legislation to Obama�s health care law. But many Democrats outside Washington insist... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Analysis: At the six-month milestone, can Trump turn around his struggling presidency?legislation passed. "You've got just one year when they treat you right and be
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
legislation passed. "You've got just one year when they treat you right and before they start worrying about themselves," Lyndon Johnson, who served as Senate majority leader before winning the White House, famously groused. An ABC... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Analysis: At the six-month milestone, can Trump turn around his struggling presidency?legislation passed. "You've got just one year when they treat you right and be
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
legislation passed. "You've got just one year when they treat you right and before they start worrying about themselves," Lyndon Johnson, who served as Senate majority leader before winning the White House, famously groused. An ABC... Read more
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Salon.com
Civil rights attorney wants to flip Indiana House seat blue in 2018right side of both history and humanity.” Like successful Democratic candidate
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
right side of both history and humanity.” Like successful Democratic candidates since the days of Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson, including Barack Obama, Canon believes that the government has an obligation to look out for the vulnerable —... Read more
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FOX News
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Medicaidbecame: What are we going to do about people who can't work--the elderly and th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
became: What are we going to do about people who can't work--the elderly and the poor? When you look at stories about Lyndon Johnson signing this bill that created Medicare and in 1965, the stories barely mention . The elderly... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days -- one of many to hit the U.S. that
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days -- one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people -- 33 blacks and 10 whites -- were... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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The New Canaan News
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
The New Canaan News / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Daily Herald
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days - one of many to hit the U.S. that s
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days - one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people - 33 blacks and 10 whites - were killed.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riotsJuly 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that s
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
July 23, 1967, and continued for five days — one of many to hit the U.S. that summer. The violence prompted President Lyndon Johnson to send in federal troops to quell the upheaval. Forty-three people — 33 blacks and 10 whites — were killed.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Before '67 riot, Detroit thought it could avoid civil unrestD law school. As mayor, one of his greatest accomplishments was aggressively p
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
D law school. As mayor, one of his greatest accomplishments was aggressively pursuing federal funds and selling President Lyndon Johnson on the idea to make Detroit a showplace for his Great Society programs. Mayor Jerome Cavanagh in a photograph... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Presidents Bush and Clinton: Be humble in victory, responsible with powerat the event to mark a graduation at the Presidential Leadership Scholars progr
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
at the event to mark a graduation at the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a partnership among the Bush, Clinton, Lyndon Johnson and George HW Bush presidential centres. Clinton said: “If you want to be president, realise it’s about the... Read more
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