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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on Sunday defended the White House against charges that they did not act quickly enough to protect the Americans killed in the Benghazi attacks. Gates, who served in the administrations of both Presidents George W. Bush’s and Obama said that some critics who said that military force could have saved lives had a “cartoonish” view of U.S. military capabilities.

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Pinning this because I love the fact that the husband is holding the Republican newspaper and the wife has the Democrat one. This is representative of my house!

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In its March 26, 1863, edition, the Jacksonville Republican newspaper announced the death of Maj. John Pelham (his promotion to lieutenant colonel had been approved but not delivered to him).

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View of the Denver Republican Newspaper building at 1118 16th (Sixteenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. - [between 1910 and 1915?] :: History Colorado

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Historic Newspapers~ Red Wing Daily Republican dated 08/01/1914 -- "Extra" edition announcing the beginning of World War I. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection

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John E. Davis and Leslie R. Burgum visiting the Portland Republican newspaper office, Portland, N.D. :: Cal Olson Photography (NDSU)

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Details about 1936 Alf Landon v Roosevelt Presidential Race Republican Newspaper Propaganda

1936 Alf Landon v Roosevelt Presidential Race Republican Newspaper Propaganda

Ida B. Wells; 1862-1931; Ida B. Wells was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She documented lynching in the United States, showing how it was often a way to control or punish blacks who competed with whites. She was active in the women's rights and the women's suffrage movement, establishing several women's organizations. Wells was a skilled and persuasive rhetorician, and traveled internationally on lecture tours.

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The Opelousas Massacre took place in 1868 when freed blacks rallied to stop an attack on a white Republican newspaper editor. During the riot, white Democrats massacred between 30 and 300 blacks.

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