12 Nov 2018

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Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recount

Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recountPresident Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.


12 Nov 2018 3:04pm GMT

07 Nov 2018

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Trump tries to spin Republican losses: GOP 'defied history'

Trump tries to spin Republican losses: GOP 'defied history'President Trump said Republicans "defied history" in the midterm elections by maintaining control of the Senate and winning a "slew" of governor's races - despite losing its majority in the House of Representatives.


07 Nov 2018 5:45pm GMT

Full coverage: Midterm elections 2018

Full coverage: Midterm elections 2018Will Democrats take back the House? Can Republicans maintain control of the Senate? Tune in here for live updates and instant analysis beginning at noon ET.


07 Nov 2018 6:01am GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT