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Documents: Soviets Worried About Detente After Nixon Quit
The CIA is releasing 2,500 newly declassified intelligence briefs provided to Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 19, the 232nd day of 2016. There are 134 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 19, 1991, Soviet hard-liners stunned the world by announcing that President Mikhail S. Gorbachev had been removed from power. (The coup attempt collapsed two
Democratic National Conventions: Past and Present
ABC News' Brad Mielke and Ann Compton tell us what to expect on the final night of the DNC and look back at past conventions.
Memorable Convention Moments on the RNC Floor
ABC News' Cokie Roberts, Ann Compton and Devin Dwyer talk about their most memorable moments from past conventions.
Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Stands By Defense of Melania Trump Over 'Speechgate'
Donald Trump ’s campaign chairman continued to defend Melania Trump today amid nagging criticism over her address at the opening night of the Republican National Convention . In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC News’ “ Good Morning America ,” Paul Manafort downplayed the similarities
The Last Time There Was a Contested Convention
The last time the fight for delegates was nearly as intense as during this year’s Republican presidential primary was back in 1976, when Ronald Reagan was first running for office and then-President Gerald Ford was fighting to hold on to the White House. A contested convention -- where no candidate
The Note: Running Mate Interrupted
NOTABLES --TRUMP POSTPONES VP ANNOUNCEMENT DUE TO ATTACK IN FRANCE: Donald Trump postponed the press conference scheduled for this morning where he was set to announce his vice presidential pick. Trump and his campaign team have made repeated announcements this week that he would be formally
FiveThirtyEight Elections: The Contested Convention
The 1976 Republican National Convention was a raucous affair between Ronald Reagan and President Gerald Ford.
What to Know About the Washington Lawyer Vetting Trump’s Potential VPs
In the spring of 2009, Washington D.C. lawyer Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr., who goes by “A.B spoke at the National Press Club about his work playing running mate matchmaker to 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Arizona Sen. John McCain . With his native Tennessee accent, Culvahouse recounted an
This Week in History: July 10-16
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.