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From the Vault: Remembering Mandela

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On June 26, 1990, Washington Week devoted an entire show to Nelson and Winnie Mandela's visit to the U.S. Paul Duke moderated a package on Mandela's trips to New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. where he visited President George H.W. Bush at the White House and a speech to a joint meeting of Congress.

Joining Paul Duke at the Washington Week roundtable in these two clips: John Matisson, National Public Radio;  Juan Williams, Washington Post; Julie Johnson, Time Magazine; and Steve Roberts, U.S. News & World Report.

September 13, 2013

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Obama is now pursuing a plan where the Syrian regime would hand over control of its chemical weapons. We take a closer look at how the Obama administration is attempting to pursue a diplomatic resolution while keeping military action as a viable option. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter Baker, New York Times; James Kitfield, National Journal; and Karen Tumulty, Washington Post.

Clinton's 2nd Inaugural

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As the country prepares for President Obama's second term, we look into our vault to January 23, 1997 when President Bill Clinton had just been sworn into his second term, and our panelists examined his projected priorities and challenges.

Bush's 2nd Inaugural

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As the country prepares for President Obama's second term, we look into our vault to January 21, 2005 when President George W. Bush had just been sworn into his second term and and our panelists examined his projected priorities and challenges.

‘These Tragedies Must End,’ Obama Says

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President Obama vowed on Sunday to “use whatever power this office holds” to stop massacres like the slaughter at the school here that shocked the nation, hinting at a fresh effort to curb the spread of guns as he declared that there was no “excuse for inaction.”

Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?

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Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of Arkansas, Bill Clinton, didn't even register.

ANALYSIS: A sneak-peek at 2016

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Hardly a month has passed since the end of campaign 2012, but last night campaign 2016 seemed almost in sight.

Obama, in an emerging Myanmar, vows support

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President Obama journeyed to this storied tropical outpost of pagodas and jungles on Monday to “extend the hand of friendship” as a land long tormented by repression and poverty begins to throw off military rule and emerge from decades of isolation.

Divided U.S. gives Obama more time

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Barack Hussein Obama was re-elected president of the United States on Tuesday, overcoming powerful economic headwinds, a lock-step resistance to his agenda by Republicans in Congress and an unprecedented torrent of advertising as a divided nation voted to give him more time.

Mohammed Morsi’s visit to U.S. shows changing relations with Egypt

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Mohammed Morsi’s first visit Monday to the United States as the president of Egypt offers a timely example of all the ways relations between the countries have changed since Egypt held its first democratic election three months ago.