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KPBS San Diego
New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting FirstIn 1968, Sen. Eugene McCarthy won 42 percent the vote in the New Hampshire prim
New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting First
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
In 1968, Sen. Eugene McCarthy won 42 percent the vote in the New Hampshire primary. President Lyndon Johnson got 49 percent but within a few weeks, Johnson had announced he would not run for re-election. At midnight Tuesday the residents of tiny... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why no one can predict what New Hampshire voters might do | News & Observer February 8, 2016 4:56 PM Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump
Why no one can predict what New Hampshire voters might do
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 4:56 PM Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are still ahead in polls Who will be the breakout star... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New Hampshire has saved, killed campaigns since 1952NASHUA, N.H. — This is the state where the backers of Dwight Eisenhower proved
New Hampshire has saved, killed campaigns since 1952
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
NASHUA, N.H. — This is the state where the backers of Dwight Eisenhower proved his political strength. It's the state that forced the withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson and where Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton made career-saving comebacks. The... Read more
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USA Today
From Ike to the Clintons: New Hampshire primary greatest hitsNASHUA, N.H. — This is the state where the backers of Dwight Eisenhower proved
From Ike to the Clintons: New Hampshire primary greatest hits
USA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
NASHUA, N.H. — This is the state where the backers of Dwight Eisenhower proved his political strength. It's the state that forced the withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson and where Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton made career-saving comebacks. The... Read more
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Slate
How Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Won the 1964 New Hampshire Primary Without Lifting a FingerWhen Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., learned that he had won the New Hampshire primary
How Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Won the 1964 New Hampshire Primary Without Lifting a Finger
Slate / Posted 10 hours ago
When Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., learned that he had won the New Hampshire primary without campaigning or being on the ballot, he was nearly 9,000 miles from Concord, New Hampshire, flying over southeast Asia. He heard the news on Army radio. 1964 was... Read more
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Aljazeera
New Hampshire: The little state with the big voiceManchester, New Hampshire - Ordinarily, New Hampshire is a pretty, north-easter
New Hampshire: The little state with the big voice
Aljazeera / Posted 11 hours ago
Manchester, New Hampshire - Ordinarily, New Hampshire is a pretty, north-eastern state that is visited for its tasty maple syrup and its reddening autumn leaves. But once every four years, a political circus comes to town as voters choose... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are the 7 biggest liars in presidential history who aren’t George W. BushAmerica is built on the myth of honesty. “I cannot tell a lie,” George Washingt
Here are the 7 biggest liars in presidential history who aren’t George W. Bush
Raw Story / Posted 11 hours ago
America is built on the myth of honesty. “I cannot tell a lie,” George Washington supposedly said, when called out about who chopped down the family cherry tree. Abraham Lincoln, arguably our greatest president, was nicknamed Honest Abe. Of course,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The issues in focus; how will the pronounced differences between the parties translate to policy?In the past couple of columns, I looked at the candidates running for president
The issues in focus; how will the pronounced differences between the parties translate to policy?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 12 hours ago
In the past couple of columns, I looked at the candidates running for president in the two parties, which is always where election analysis should start. We vote for the person, not the platform, and many voters are as concerned about finding a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sanders pushing Clinton, Democrats back to progressive roots: Keith BoagHillary Clinton confessed to a "big sigh of a relief" when she won Iowa's Democ
Sanders pushing Clinton, Democrats back to progressive roots: Keith Boag
CBC.ca / Posted 13 hours ago
Hillary Clinton confessed to a "big sigh of a relief" when she won Iowa's Democratic caucuses by only a whisker over U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders last week. She's expected to lose outright to him in New Hampshire tomorrow. That's not the script most... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon I had the good fortune of traveling to Iowa last weekend in the lead-up to th
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon
The Daily Cougar / Posted 14 hours ago
I had the good fortune of traveling to Iowa last weekend in the lead-up to the caucus and worked as a volunteer for Bernie Sanders’ campaign. The first thing that struck me about Iowa was its immense... Read more
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Key West Citizen
2 Key West hotels join Historic Hotels of America programTwo Key West hotels known for their heritage, architecture and famous guests re
2 Key West hotels join Historic Hotels of America program
Key West Citizen / Posted 19 hours ago
Two Key West hotels known for their heritage, architecture and famous guests recently were inducted into a national preservation group created to celebrate historic lodging establishments. The Southernmost House, built in 1896 as a private residence... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Students who integrated NBHS a half century ago share memories Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 1:32 PM The year 1964 was a launching pad on many soc
Students who integrated NBHS a half century ago share memories
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 1:32 PM The year 1964 was a launching pad on many social, political and cultural fronts, setting in motion changes in American life forever.It gave birth to the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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USA Today
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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First Coast News
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true AmericanFifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahm
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Promoting the Best, Planning for the Good. CategoryFirst, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for Presiden
Promoting the Best, Planning for the Good. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
First, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for President, in, what was it, 1968? That was when I was living in Ann Arbor, and had been hard at work for at least 4 years trying to end the war in Vietnam. I was one of the many... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Contents for The Berkeley Daily PlanetFirst, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for Presiden
Contents for The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
First, let’s get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for President, in, what was it, 1968? That was when I was living in Ann Arbor, and had been hard at work for at least 4 years trying to end the war in Vietnam. I was one of the many... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Correction: Obit-Hayling story FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about the death of Dr. Robert
Correction: Obit-Hayling story
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about the death of Dr. Robert B. Hayling, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hayling was among a group known as "The St. Augustine Four" who were members of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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First Coast News
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: The 5th Democratic debate• Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thoug
Fact check: The 5th Democratic debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
• Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our enemies.” That lacks context. Clinton objected not to meeting with enemies, but to Obama’s statement that he would do so without... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debateWe found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secre
Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
We found several false and misleading claims in the debate between former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. • Sanders claimed Clinton called Barack Obama “naive” in 2007 because he “thought it was a good idea to talk to our... Read more
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Market Watch
Is the ‘Trump bubble’ bursting in New Hampshire?Donald Trump is supposed to have an unbeatable lead in the Feb. 9 New Hampshire
Is the ‘Trump bubble’ bursting in New Hampshire?
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump is supposed to have an unbeatable lead in the Feb. 9 New Hampshire primary. Phooey. The polls were taken before he chickened out of the Iowa debate. The polls were taken before he lost the Iowa caucus to Ted Cruz. And the polls were... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Caddo commissioners vote to opt out of CPERS, stop commissioner pay raisesSeven commission members voted yes to opting out of CPER, while two voted no an
Caddo commissioners vote to opt out of CPERS, stop commissioner pay raises
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
Seven commission members voted yes to opting out of CPER, while two voted no and three commissioners chose not to vote. The issue became a hot topic after political analyst and local civic activist Elliot Stonecipher sued the commission saying their... Read more
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The Forward
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Yeshiva UniversityNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive a
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Yeshiva University
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University. Kraft, a noted philanthropist, also will deliver the keynote address at the New York Jewish school’s 85th commencement... Read more
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York Daily Record
How presidents pray: The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
How presidents pray: The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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Duke University
How Our Parties Nominate Their CandidatesEditor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series. The author, political sc
How Our Parties Nominate Their Candidates
Duke University / Posted 4 days ago
Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series. The author, political scientist John Aldrich, is the author or several books, including “Why Parties” and “Before the Convention.” Related Stories Delegates gather at the 2008 Republican... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
West Manteca commute will be a bit tougher come MondayGet ready for extra commute traffic on the 120 Bypass as well as Lathrop Road s
West Manteca commute will be a bit tougher come Monday
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Get ready for extra commute traffic on the 120 Bypass as well as Lathrop Road starting Monday. Work on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks will close three crossings between Manteca and Lathrop — Yosemite Avenue, Louise Avenue and Roth Road — as well... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Rubio’s the oneYou can pick your headline for Iowa: “Trump Didn’t Win!” “Hillary Didn’t Lose!”
Rubio’s the one
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
You can pick your headline for Iowa: “Trump Didn’t Win!” “Hillary Didn’t Lose!” “Rubio’s the One!” I prefer the third. Of course I’ve left some out, like “Bernie Almost Ties Hillary” or “Ted Cruz Wins,” but those are easy. On the first, we’ll have... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
The United States of TrumpIn the beginning there was a combative media. Dating back to Colonial America,
The United States of Trump
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
In the beginning there was a combative media. Dating back to Colonial America, as Eric Burns has chronicled in his book, "Infamous Scribblers," politicians and journalists have mostly had a love (for Democrats)-hate (for Republicans) relationship. It... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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First Coast News
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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KTVB Boise
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. Originally known as the Presidential Prayer Breakfast,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. Originally known as the Presidential Prayer Breakfast,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to ObamaWASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thurs
The prayer breakfast from Eisenhower to Obama
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — For 63 years, presidents have spent the morning of the first Thursday in February gathering with members of Congress and evangelical Christians for the National Prayer Breakfast. For President Obama, this Thursday marks his final time... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Historian says 2016 presidential race is both bizarre and one of a kindSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Monday night’s Iowa caucuses proved that the 2016 president
Historian says 2016 presidential race is both bizarre and one of a kind
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Monday night’s Iowa caucuses proved that the 2016 presidential campaign is a close race for both parties, however, a presidential historian says that it’s not only a close race, but a one of a kind. Douglas Brinkley, an American... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What's Wrong With Black History Month?2016-02-03Okay, I'm no expert. My face is white, and I have no business telling
What's Wrong With Black History Month?
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
2016-02-03Okay, I'm no expert. My face is white, and I have no business telling African Americans to recognize their heritage. But this is for people like me, and maybe you too. For us, it's too easy to forget... Read more
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