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In 1987 This Disgraced Politician Did The Unimaginable In Front Of TV Cameras

On a snowy day in January, Robert Budd Dwyer arrived at a press conference with a seemingly unremarkable manila envelope. The gathered journalists might have imagined that it contained documents or briefing notes. But the Pennsylvania State Treasurer knew different. The heft of the envelope reminded him that it was not paperwork in his hand but a …

Mitt Romney Delivers Speech On State Of 2016 GOP Presidential Race

The 20 Strangest Secret Service Codenames Ever

It’s a well-known fact that the Secret Service gives codenames to presidents, their families and other high-ranking government staff. Starting in the Truman era, when sensitive information was easy to intercept, the practice has continued out of custom and as a means for agents to quickly identify their charges. Some monikers relate directly to their …

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6 Areas Of Science That Donald Trump Thinks Are Fake

Donald Trump’s first month in office has been a pretty turbulent one. Indeed, the new President has come under fire for pretty much everything from his public discussions with the Japanese Prime Minister to his controversial travel ban. Aside from many media outlets – which Trump dismisses as being peddlers of “fake news” – one …