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Bushes depart on first presidential funeral train since 1969

Bushes depart on first presidential funeral train since 1969SPRING, Texas (AP) — The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies.



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What Goes Into Planning A Presidential Funeral

What Goes Into Planning A Presidential FuneralFormer President George H.W. Bush, the 41st U.S. president, will be buried in



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Presidential turkey pardons: A look back

Presidential turkey pardons: A look backThe presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event. Here’s a look back from Truman to Obama.



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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Teases Potential 2020 Presidential Bid To Stephen Colbert

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Teases Potential 2020 Presidential Bid To Stephen ColbertSen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) may or may not be preparing for a



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Michael Bloomberg Registers As Democrat As He Mulls 2020 Presidential Bid

Michael Bloomberg Registers As Democrat As He Mulls 2020 Presidential BidFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that he has changed his



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Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: results

Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: resultsSAO PAULO (Reuters) – Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro jumped to an early lead in Brazil's presidential election as the first votes were counted on Sunday, but would still face a second-round runoff against leftist rival Fernando Haddad, according to official results. With 52 percent of voters counted, Bolsonaro had received 49 percent of valid votes, far ahead of former Sao Paulo mayor Haddad's 26 percent and 12 percent for former Ceara governor Ciro Gomes. If none receive a majority of valid votes on Sunday, the two leading candidates will go to a second-round runoff on Oct. 28. …



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Jair Bolsonaro: the worst quotes from Brazil's far-right presidential frontrunner

Jair Bolsonaro: the worst quotes from Brazil's far-right presidential frontrunnerBrazilians made clear their disgust with the established political class on Sunday, almost handing outright victory to a far-right former army captain in the first round of the presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro – who won 46 per cent of the votes and now faces a run-off with the Workers’ Party candidate – has been dubbed “Trump of the Tropics” by the Brazilian media for his extreme views. In a speech made last year, Mr Bolsonaro spoke about a black settlement in Brazil founded by the descendants of slaves.



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FEMA Tests New Presidential Emergency Alert System On Cellphones

FEMA Tests New Presidential Emergency Alert System On CellphonesIn case you missed it, the Federal Emergency Management Agency tested its



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Elizabeth Warren To Consider A 2020 Presidential Run After Midterms

Elizabeth Warren To Consider A 2020 Presidential Run After MidtermsA presidential run may soon be on the horizon for Sen. Elizabeth Warren.



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President Trump's New Presidential Limo Made Its Debut in Time for the U.N.

President Trump's New Presidential Limo Made Its Debut in Time for the U.N.General Motors won a contract of $ 15.8 million in 2014 to build the limos.



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