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WCAX-TV Vermont
Are McKinley assassin's bones among those discovered in NY?AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) - The man who assassinated President William McKinley in Buff
Are McKinley assassin's bones among those discovered in NY?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 38 minutes ago
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) - The man who assassinated President William McKinley in Buffalo in 1901 was likely buried in a long-forgotten executed inmates cemetery located where human bones were recently discovered. The Citizen of Auburn reports... Read more
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KERA North Texas
These Old-Timey Philly Candies Offer A Taste Of Politics Pastlollipop meets Mount Rushmore. There are candy busts of presidents William Howa
These Old-Timey Philly Candies Offer A Taste Of Politics Past
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 hours ago
lollipop meets Mount Rushmore. There are candy busts of presidents William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, and William McKinley, and a large Ulysses S. Grant, as well as blue donkeys and red elephants. To make the candies, "you take... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
These Old-Timey Philly Candies Offer A Taste Of Politics Pastlollipop meets Mount Rushmore. There are candy busts of presidents William Howa
These Old-Timey Philly Candies Offer A Taste Of Politics Past
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 hours ago
lollipop meets Mount Rushmore. There are candy busts of presidents William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, and William McKinley, and a large Ulysses S. Grant, as well as blue donkeys and red elephants. To make the candies, "you take... Read more
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Daily Press
What became of previous assassins and would-be assassinsJames A. Garfield, 1881. Hanged in 1882 after being held at St. Elizabeths Hos
What became of previous assassins and would-be assassins
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
James A. Garfield, 1881. Hanged in 1882 after being held at St. Elizabeths Hospital. •Leon Czolgosz Assassinated William McKinley, 1901. Executed in electric chair, 1901. •John Schrank Attempted to kill Theodore Roosevelt, 1912. Found... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Failed Assassins: Would-be Presidential Shooters In Historyfrom incarceration. Leaving aside the fates of the four men who killed U.S. Pre
Failed Assassins: Would-be Presidential Shooters In History
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
from incarceration. Leaving aside the fates of the four men who killed U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy, here are some other notable cases of people who tried to kill presidents, but... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Failed Assassins: Would-be Presidential Shooters In Historyfrom incarceration. Leaving aside the fates of the four men who killed U.S. Pre
Failed Assassins: Would-be Presidential Shooters In History
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
from incarceration. Leaving aside the fates of the four men who killed U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy, here are some other notable cases of people who tried to kill presidents, but... Read more
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Crosscut
With Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Battle of Seattle goes mainstreamformer editor and publisher of Congressional Quarterly who now lives on Whidbey
With Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Battle of Seattle goes mainstream
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
former editor and publisher of Congressional Quarterly who now lives on Whidbey Island and has just written biography of William McKinley, offered some perspective on American populist movements — from Andy Jackson on. They always have an... Read more
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Al.com
How old is Hillary Clinton? Presidential ages from Washington to Obama and Trump, tooHoward Taft - 51 years, 170 days Abraham Lincoln - 52 years, 20 days James Ea
How old is Hillary Clinton? Presidential ages from Washington to Obama and Trump, too
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Howard Taft - 51 years, 170 days Abraham Lincoln - 52 years, 20 days James Earl Carter - 52 years, 110 days William McKinley - 54 years, 34 days Martin Van Buren - 54 years, 89 days Rutherford Birchard Hayes - 54 years, 151... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
State's largest collection of political buttons is lesson in historycarried political messages before button technology emerged in time for the 189
State's largest collection of political buttons is lesson in history
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
carried political messages before button technology emerged in time for the 1896 presidential campaign between William McKinley and William Jennings Bryan. Two of Paul Bengston's buttons from the 2016 campaign. (Photo: Boyd Huppert,... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- FDR and the voice from the sewerWall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee Am
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- FDR and the voice from the sewer
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee American Crossroads. His latest book is "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters" (Simon & Schuster, 2015). Follow him on Twitter @Karl... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Grand Old Party: RIPoccasion, but always managed to get better, particularly during those years it
Grand Old Party: RIP
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
occasion, but always managed to get better, particularly during those years it followed the counsels of such presidents as William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower. During the Nixon years, the Republican Party suffered a sudden... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Massive collection of political buttons is lesson in historycarried political messages before button technology emerged in time for the 189
Massive collection of political buttons is lesson in history
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
carried political messages before button technology emerged in time for the 1896 presidential campaign between William McKinley and William Jennings Bryan. Bengston says buttons became a national phenomenon. “Just like Beanie babies,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
McKinley on display- Three Youngstown State University graduate students have completed a special
McKinley on display
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
- Three Youngstown State University graduate students have completed a special exhibit on the life of President William McKinley with a timeline and artifacts. The exhibit is in the National McKinley Birthplace Museum. 40 N. Main St.,... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Freedom of the Press--for reporters with Secret Service credentials. CategorySecret Service was founded in 1851 to investigate counterfeiting, and then in 1
Freedom of the Press--for reporters with Secret Service credentials. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
Secret Service was founded in 1851 to investigate counterfeiting, and then in 1901 after the assassination of President William McKinley the Congress requested that they provide security for the president. Today, the roll of the Secret Service... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History – How Lincoln won the nominationWall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee Am
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History – How Lincoln won the nomination
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee American Crossroads. His latest book is "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters" (Simon & Schuster, 2015). Follow him on Twitter @Karl... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Hambley draws comparison between Trump, McKinley — The Medina County Gazetteprofessor said striking comparisons exist between Trump’s path to nomination an
Hambley draws comparison between Trump, McKinley — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
professor said striking comparisons exist between Trump’s path to nomination and the presidential bid made by Ohioan William McKinley in the 1896 election. “I look at that (election) as somewhat as a model,” Hambley said Wednesday in an... Read more
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Market Watch
Will Donald Trump finally be undone by the ‘Ohio omen’?who began the party’s long, torrid romance with incompetence, corruption and ec
Will Donald Trump finally be undone by the ‘Ohio omen’?
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
who began the party’s long, torrid romance with incompetence, corruption and economic depression. It was another Ohioan, William McKinley, who began turning the party of emancipation and freedom into the party of imperialism. GOP convention, day... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Lessons from Cleveland, the Silicon Valley of the second industrial revolutionput together by one local boy, Mark Hanna, an iron-and-steel magnate turned pol
Lessons from Cleveland, the Silicon Valley of the second industrial revolution
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
put together by one local boy, Mark Hanna, an iron-and-steel magnate turned political Svengali, and his front-man, William McKinley, from nearby in Ohio. McKinley won the presidency in 1896 on a platform of nationalism, protectionism and... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- The year the GOP went to St. Louisexpected to come to agreement with the frontrunner, Speaker Thomas B. Reed of M
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- The year the GOP went to St. Louis
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
expected to come to agreement with the frontrunner, Speaker Thomas B. Reed of Maine, despite the best efforts of Ohio Gov. William McKinley to enter the convention with a majority in hand. Control of the convention would be determined by the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pivot to the centerAmerica fading away and a new one a-borning. The classic example may have been
Pivot to the center
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
America fading away and a new one a-borning. The classic example may have been William Jennings Bryan's campaign against William McKinley in 1896. An accomplished orator, Mr. Bryan mesmerized the Democratic convention that year and went on to run... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
America’s Most Famous Political Convention Speeches, From FDR to Obamaearned the nomination easily, but lost the election…and the battle against the
America’s Most Famous Political Convention Speeches, From FDR to Obama
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
earned the nomination easily, but lost the election…and the battle against the gold standard…when he lost in November to William McKinley 1932 — “The New Deal” by Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Once upon a time, candidates would remain silent until... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
America’s Most Famous Political Convention Speeches, From FDR to Obamaearned the nomination easily, but lost the election…and the battle against the
America’s Most Famous Political Convention Speeches, From FDR to Obama
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
earned the nomination easily, but lost the election…and the battle against the gold standard…when he lost in November to William McKinley 1932 — “The New Deal” by Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Once upon a time, candidates would remain silent until... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump-led GOP playing dangerous game on immigrationamong Irish and German Catholics and newer immigrant groups, Tichenor writes.
Trump-led GOP playing dangerous game on immigration
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
among Irish and German Catholics and newer immigrant groups, Tichenor writes. One of those Republican casualties was William McKinley, who lost his U.S. congressional seat in 1890. When he ran for governor of Ohio the following year, he... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all beganWall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee Am
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all began
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee American Crossroads. His latest book is "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters" (Simon & Schuster, 2015). Follow him on Twitter @Karl... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all beganWall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee Am
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all began
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee American Crossroads. His latest book is "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters" (Simon & Schuster, 2015). Follow him on Twitter @Karl... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
When it comes to political conventions, history shows a divided party rarely wins in Novemberon Nov. 8, 1904 – the night he was elected to his first full term as president
When it comes to political conventions, history shows a divided party rarely wins in November
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
on Nov. 8, 1904 – the night he was elected to his first full term as president (he originally became president after William McKinley was assassinated in 1901) – that he would not seek another term. Secretary of War William Howard Taft... Read more
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Daily Herald
Youngest Republican delegate gets convention for his 18th birthdayThe Warren G. Harding home in Marion, the James Garfield home in Mentor and Gar
Youngest Republican delegate gets convention for his 18th birthday
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Warren G. Harding home in Marion, the James Garfield home in Mentor and Garfield's grave. And they hoped to hit up a William McKinley site in Canton Sunday if there was time. "It really enhances the experience to learn the history," Miller... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Nice, Istanbul, Baton Rouge, Cleveland: Is the world going mad?years later the PM of Spain. The Empress Elizabeth of Austria was killed in 189
Nice, Istanbul, Baton Rouge, Cleveland: Is the world going mad?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
years later the PM of Spain. The Empress Elizabeth of Austria was killed in 1898, and the King of Italy in 1900. President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. The anarchists had kooky ideas, much like some of the Jihadists today. But their... Read more
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Roll Call
Home-State Republicans Keep Distance as Trump Comes to Towneight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes
Home-State Republicans Keep Distance as Trump Comes to Town
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren G. Harding. It has produced prominent members of Congress such as Taft’s... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Faulty air conditioner may have sparked Brookfield fireNiles McKinley Memorial museum officially opened it's new exhibit Saturday. "Th
Faulty air conditioner may have sparked Brookfield fire
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
Niles McKinley Memorial museum officially opened it's new exhibit Saturday. "The Timekeeper of Progress: Life and Legacy of William McKinley" will now be a permanent fixture focusing on McKinley's life, but specifically his time in the civil war.... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Suspicious death investigation underway in SalemNiles McKinley Memorial museum officially opened it's new exhibit Saturday. "Th
Suspicious death investigation underway in Salem
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
Niles McKinley Memorial museum officially opened it's new exhibit Saturday. "The Timekeeper of Progress: Life and Legacy of William McKinley" will now be a permanent fixture focusing on McKinley's life, but specifically his time in the civil war.... Read more
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MPNnow.com
US should adopt Ben Gurion Airport security model to prevent attacksto his train in the Washington, D.C., railroad station. Yet it took 20 years an
US should adopt Ben Gurion Airport security model to prevent attacks
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 days ago
to his train in the Washington, D.C., railroad station. Yet it took 20 years and another presidential assassination — William McKinley — before the Secret Service concluded that it might be a good idea to protect the president.How much more... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
In American politics, being VP is no sure path to better thingsZachary Taylor, Warren Harding and Franklin D. Roosevelt) or assassination (Pre
In American politics, being VP is no sure path to better things
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
Zachary Taylor, Warren Harding and Franklin D. Roosevelt) or assassination (Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy). (One, Gerald Ford, made it to the highest office after his president, Richard Nixon,... Read more
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ajc.com
In American politics, being VP is no sure path to better thingsZachary Taylor, Warren Harding and Franklin D. Roosevelt) or assassination (Pre
In American politics, being VP is no sure path to better things
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Zachary Taylor, Warren Harding and Franklin D. Roosevelt) or assassination (Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy). (One, Gerald Ford, made it to the highest office after his president, Richard Nixon,... Read more
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The News-Herald
Museums and libraries offer learning opportunities in Northeast Ohioperambulators —baby carriages — among antique pipes, carousel horses and more.
Museums and libraries offer learning opportunities in Northeast Ohio
The News-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
perambulators —baby carriages — among antique pipes, carousel horses and more. See the buggies of Lucille Ball, President William McKinley and James A. Garfield, and two British queens. Not quite museums ... These Cleveland-area institutions... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie's predecessors? Meet the N.J. politicians who ran for vice presidenta history professor at Seton Hall University. Hobart was chosen as the running
Christie's predecessors? Meet the N.J. politicians who ran for vice president
NJ.com / Posted 15 days ago
a history professor at Seton Hall University. Hobart was chosen as the running mate for Republican presidential candidate William McKinley in 1896. The duo went on to beat Democrat William Jennings Bryan and his VP pick, Arthur Sewall. Laurie... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Ida B. Wells, Nelson Mandela bornup her seat on a train and sued. She fought for women’s suffrage and helped sta
History: Ida B. Wells, Nelson Mandela born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
up her seat on a train and sued. She fought for women’s suffrage and helped start the NAACP. In 1898, she wrote President William McKinley, requesting federal action against those who lynched the U.S. Postmaster of Lake City, South Carolina. She... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Delegate Diary: Subcommittee building planks for GOP convention platformof four of our lesser known presidents who are from Ohio but within a two-hour
Delegate Diary: Subcommittee building planks for GOP convention platform
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
of four of our lesser known presidents who are from Ohio but within a two-hour drive of Cleveland. They are James Garfield, William McKinley, Rutherford B. Hayes and Warren Harding. Also planned is a visit to the Botanical Gardens here in... Read more
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Bankrate.com
5 Top Election Years For The Stock MarketThe Dow rose 41.74% in 1904, from 49.11 to 69.61. The state of things: Rooseve
5 Top Election Years For The Stock Market
Bankrate.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Dow rose 41.74% in 1904, from 49.11 to 69.61. The state of things: Roosevelt, the vice president under President William McKinley, assumed the presidency after McKinley's assassination in 1901. The stock market posted no gains (or losses)... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidentsto eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Ha
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidents
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 18 days ago
to eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren G. Harding. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidentsto eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Ha
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidents
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
to eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren G. Harding. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fame Came at a Considerable Cost: The Relationship of Mark Twain and John HayStatesman and the Storyteller” focuses on Hay’s return to distinguished public
Fame Came at a Considerable Cost: The Relationship of Mark Twain and John Hay
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
Statesman and the Storyteller” focuses on Hay’s return to distinguished public service, ultimately as secretary of state to William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt; Twain’s struggle to dig himself out of bankruptcy; and the nation’s flexing of... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Will the war on terrorism ever end?exist. Enemies, mostly self-identified as anarchists, lurked in our ancestors'
Jay Evensen: Will the war on terrorism ever end?
Deseret News / Posted 21 days ago
exist. Enemies, mostly self-identified as anarchists, lurked in our ancestors' shadows. When one of them killed President William McKinley in 1901, sympathizers applauded, an anguished majority was outraged and Congress called for tougher laws.... Read more
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Business Insurance
Glee-inspiring show choir facing copyright suitinfringement, according to the lawsuit. Glee revolved around fictional show ch
Glee-inspiring show choir facing copyright suit
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
infringement, according to the lawsuit. Glee revolved around fictional show choir New Directions, of the equally fictional William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio. The show was known for tackling major social issues such as high school bullying... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 7another four times in his career. He died of a heart attack at the age of 83 on
July 7
KECI Missoula / Posted 22 days ago
another four times in his career. He died of a heart attack at the age of 83 on Jan. 24, 1983. 1898: U.S. President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States. 1890: German... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: Why Hillary’s email problem is not going away. Plus, Team Trump’s next moveWall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee Am
Karl Rove: Why Hillary’s email problem is not going away. Plus, Team Trump’s next move
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rove helped organize the political-action committee American Crossroads. His latest book is "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters" (Simon & Schuster, 2015). Follow him on Twitter @Karl... Read more
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11 News Houston
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyenvironmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 19
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
11 News Houston / Posted 24 days ago
environmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909, taking office after the assassination of William McKinley. His smarts, charisma, confidence, drive, boundless energy, optimism and exuberance were the stuff of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyenvironmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 19
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 24 days ago
environmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909, taking office after the assassination of William McKinley. His smarts, charisma, confidence, drive, boundless energy, optimism and exuberance were the stuff of... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyenvironmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 19
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 24 days ago
environmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909, taking office after the assassination of William McKinley. His smarts, charisma, confidence, drive, boundless energy, optimism and exuberance were the stuff of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyenvironmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 19
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
environmentalist and politician. A Republican, Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909, taking office after the assassination of William McKinley. His smarts, charisma, confidence, drive, boundless energy, optimism and exuberance were the stuff of... Read more
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