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Tales from past 'designated survivors' who had to miss the State of the Union
Bill Richardson was a big fan of the State of the Union. He had spent 14 years as a congressman, eagerly sitting in the House chamber and bringing family members and constituents along. He had the same thing planned in 2000, when he was Energy secretary, and looked forward to the final State of the
Jan. 3, 2008: Barack Obama wins 2008 Iowa caucuses
For Obama, the win was a huge boost toward becoming the first African-American president of the U.S.
Dennis Rodman responds to North Korea trip, Otto Warmbier's death
Former NBA player suggested he is partly responsible for Warmbier's release, as the university student's family and friends honor his memory.
What's next for North Korea, U.S. relations: Part 6
President Trump wrote in a tweet, "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out."
Bringing Otto Warmbier home from North Korea: Part 4
U.S. special envoy Joseph Yun arrived on an American military plane in North Korea to insist they release Otto Warmbier.
Former US diplomat describes advising American student's family during North Korea detainment
A former U.S. diplomat, who said he counseled Otto Warmbier ’s family for over a year after he was detained in North Korea, said the conversation he had with the family after they learned Otto’s dire medical condition was one of the most emotional of his career. “It was a very, very, very emotional
Otto Warmbier, American student detained by North Korea, dies
"Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.," his family said in part in a statement.
Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to give Democratic response to Trump's first address to Congress
Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump 's first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Astrid Silva, an immigration activist from Nevada and one of the so-called "dreamers," will deliver the Democrats ' Spanish-language response to
Republicans Unfazed by Controversies Surrounding Cabinet Nominees
Republicans have twice signaled their intention to let President Donald Trump ’s controversial cabinet picks sail through the nomination process, prioritizing a unified party front, despite issues that could have easily disqualified them in past sessions of Congress. Thanks to a rule change that
How Trump's Transition Compares to Recent Presidents
Naming cabinet appointees and a White House staff in the transition period can be a stressful, messy and even tumultuous process. Even though Trump has named a chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and chief strategist, former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon, his team has been plagued by disarray and