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The Eleventh Hour: D.C. Connection to Senator Kennedy's Endorsement of President Obama

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One of the Senator's last and some might argue most memorable presentations was right here at American University.

It was late January 2008. Hungry for a high profile endorsement, candidate Barack Obama's team hoped for any sign of blessing from Senator Ted Kennedy....so did Obama's opponent, Hillary Clinton. The Clinton's long relationship with the Senator seemed to make Mrs. Clinton a shoo-in for the endorsement. At the eleventh hour, Kennedy decided to support Obama, announcing his decision on the campus of American University on the 28th of January.

Elliot Francis reports...

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Baltimore Artist Joyce J. Scott Pushes Local, Global Boundaries

The MacArthur Foundation named 67-year-old Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott a 2016 Fellow -– an honor that comes with a $625,000 "genius grant" and international recognition.


A History Of Election Cake And Why Bakers Want To #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.
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The State Of The Race

Early voting is underway in states across the country. Just over two weeks before the presidential election, a look at the latest polls, the electoral map and end-of-the-line strategies for both campaigns.

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Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies And Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing The American Way Of War

After the 9/11 attacks, U.S. intelligence, military and law enforcement agencies were forced to work together in completely new ways. A veteran national security reporter on how America has tried to adapt to a new era of warfare.

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