Ronald Reagan

1985: George H.W. Bush becomes acting president for eight hours

1985: George H.W. Bush becomes acting president for eight hours

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

The Republican vice president briefly took over for President Reagan while Reagan had colon cancer surgery. Bush later became the 41st U.S. president in 1989.You may also like...
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1984: Reagan wins reelection

1984: Reagan wins reelection

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Reagan secured reelection in 1984 with the biggest landslide victory in U.S. victory: a whopping 525 electoral votes. In contrast, Democratic candidate Walter Mondale won only...
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1981: Reagan appoints the first female Supreme Court justice

1981: Reagan appoints the first female Supreme Court justice

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Republican Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court when she was appointed by President Reagan in 1981. She served on the court until 2006, and...
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1980: Ronald Reagan is elected as the 40th president

1980: Ronald Reagan is elected as the 40th president

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Reagan achieved a landslide victory over Democratic opponent, incumbent President Jimmy Carter. This ushered in an era of significant conservative American political power, and...
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1977: Reagan proposes a ‘New Republican Party'

1977: Reagan proposes a ‘New Republican Party'

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

A year after conceding the Republican nomination to Ford, Reagan gave a speech in Washington calling on his fellow Republicans to “start acting to bring about the great...
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1976: Ronald Reagan concedes his presidential nomination

1976: Ronald Reagan concedes his presidential nomination

4 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

The entertainer-turned-governor conceded the Republican nomination to incumbent President Gerald Ford. However, he later accepted the same nomination in 1980.
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In Joe Biden, Putin Has Finally Met a U.S. President Who Sees Him for Who He Is

14 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Joe Biden will almost certainly be the last president whose internal newsreel is filled with memories of Russia from Joseph Stalin to Vladimir Putin. He was born during World...
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El Salvador's 'stupid' decision to adopt bitcoin as legal tender could collapse the economy, economist Steve Hanke said

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

El Salvador President, Nayib Bukele. Reuters El Salvador's approval of bitcoin as legal tender could lead to an economic downturn, Steve Hanke predicted. The economist...
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House Speaker Ronald Mariano fitted with a pacemaker

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Last week when lawmakers advanced an amendment to the state Constitution to raise taxes on millionaires, the light next to House Speaker Ronald Mariano's name on the voting...
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Further Economic Consequences of the Peace

1 day ago   |   Foreign Affairs

AMERICA AND THE BALANCE SHEET OF EUROPE. BY BASS & MOULTON. New York: The Ronald Press, 1921 OU VA LA FRANCE? OU VA L'EUROPE? BY J. CAILLAUX. Paris: Aux Editions de la Sirène...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

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Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

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COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

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14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

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The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

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'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

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Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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