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How The Secret Service Protects The President

There are over 6,000 special agents of the U.S. Secret Service who protect the White House 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The president is well-protected because the Secret Service has various security systems in place to secure ...

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Ireland Became First Nation To Approve Same-Sex Marriage

Ireland became the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory Saturday for the gay rights movement and placing the country at the vanguard of social change.

Ireland became the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory Saturday for the gay rights movement and placing the country at the vanguard of social ...

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1953 Harry Truman Completely Renovated The White House

Renovation work on the White House in the early 1950s. The current executive mansion is mostly an imitation of the original 18th-century building. Credit Abbie Rowe/National Park Service, via Harry S. Truman Library

If you walked into The White House today, you might think you were entering the mansion whose construction began in the 1790’s under the supervision of President George Washington. But in fact, except for the four exterior walls, today’s presidential ...

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The GOP’s 2016 Presidential Candidates On Marijuana Legalization

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The GOP’s 2016 Presidential Candidates On Marijuana Legalization. It’s becoming increasingly clear that this slow-burning issue (no pun) is one that resonates with a diverse cross section of voters; while conservatives generally still disapprove of legalizing pot, a majority of ...

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Frank Giustra, A Wealthy Canadian Helps Fund The Clinton Foundation

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Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra is one of the Clinton Foundation’s largest donors. His contributions have gone both directly to the foundation and to a Canadian charity he helps fund, which in turn sends money to the Clinton Foundation. While ...

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Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

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Cairo, Egypt – The former president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, was finally sentenced by an Egyptian court to a 20 year prison term. Morsi was thrown out of office by a revolution, led by angered protestors. He was finally linked ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Challenges North Carolina Election Map

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The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to North Carolina’s election map on Monday – a controversy among civil groups which complain illegally concentrates black voters in a handful of districts. The North Carolina Supreme Court in December had upheld ...

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Texas Poised To Allow Residents To Openly Carry Handguns

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Texas is poised to become the largest state in the U.S. to allow citizens to openly carry handguns, a measure that gun-rights activists have long sought to change. The Texas House of Representatives voted 96-35 on Friday to allow residents ...

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Hillary Clinton Formally Announces 2016 Presidential Run

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  Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26th, 1947) is a former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States. From 2009 to 2013, she was the 67th Secretary of State, serving under President Barack Obama. ...

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