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Health care debate sparks angry Congressional town halls in 2009

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August 14, 2009
Many Republican lawmakers returned to their districts this week to face angry constituents voicing their frustration with efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Back in 2009, as the law was being written and debate, it was Democrats in Congress who faced the angry voters who didn’t want government to change the health care system.
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George W. Bush’s first days in office

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January 26, 2001
As President Trump’s first week in office wraps up, we look back at President George W. Bush’s first days in the White House.
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Barack Obama’s first week as president

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January 23, 2009
Eight years ago, President Obama was just settling into the Oval Office and was working on issues ranging from withdrawing troops from Iraq to closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center to turning around a stalled economy.
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Presidential Politics: Past as Prologue

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November 6, 1992
After a long and bruising campaign where middle America was concerned that the country was in "deep trouble," voters elected a new president. It was a change election that saw the governing party swept from power. It was November 1992.
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NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

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June 14, 2013
For the second time in three years, a National Security Agency contractor is accused of stealing information from the secretive government agency.
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VP debate a "proxy" for the top of the ticket

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October 5, 2012
When Joe Biden and Paul Ryan debated in 2012, the focus was on the presidential candidates.
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Remembering Shimon Peres and his pursuit of Middle East peace

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September 10, 1993
As President Obama and other world leaders attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres, we look back at one of Peres' biggest pursuits during his decades-long career: Middle East Peace.
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One Year After 9/11 Attacks - Part II

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September 13, 2002
18 Washington Week panelists gathered to discuss the mark attacks had made on the country.
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One Year After 9/11 Attacks - Part I

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September 13, 2002
18 Washington Week panelists gathered to discuss the mark attacks had made on the country.