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Col. Bud Day, Medal of Honor recipient and Sen. McCain's cellmate, dies at 88

Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain's cellmate, has died. He was 88. Read more »

July 28, 2013

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Calif. fireworks accident injures more than 30

As many as 10,000 Fourth of July revelers were just settling into their seats for the fireworks show at a Simi Valley park when a bright plume of red and white bursts... Read more »

July 5, 2013

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Playing the long game: For Gov. Chris Christie, long-term benefits of decisions trump GOP gripes

A series of unorthodox decisions by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie points to a simple political calculation for a potential presidential campaign: long-term gain beats... Read more »

June 9, 2013

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This week in history: Lincoln wins the Republican nomination

On May 18, 1860, Abraham Lincoln won the Republican nomination for the presidency in Chicago. Lincoln won the nomination by deft political maneuvering as he faced... Read more »

May 15, 2013

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