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Mubarak Live Speech tonight likely to step down Army to take Control of Egypt

February 10, 2011 politisite 0

Egypt’s President Mubarak is expected to give a speech some time after 10:00 local time (3:00 p.m. ET) to step down as President after nearly thirty years of rule. Egyptian TV began covering the protests along with video from Independence Square earlier today reveling a change in their coverage. Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak looked likely to step down on Thursday after the military high command took control of a nation […]

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Key races to watch on Election Eve

October 27, 2010 politisite 0

It’s an especially challenging year for dozens of Democratic incumbents. Here’s a quick rundown of the party’s most vulnerable members. AL-2: REP. BOBBY BRIGHT: The freshman has voted against key Democratic bills and even said he won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker, but in this GOP-leaning district, it still might not be enough to save him. AZ-5: REP. HARRY MITCHELL: The two-term Democrat faces a rematch with Republican David […]

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Alexander Haig Is Dead at 85

February 20, 2010 politisite 6

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who served three presidents and made a bid for president of his own, died early Saturday morning. He was 85. Haig replaced H.R. Haldeman in 1973 as White House chief of staff under President Nixon and helped prepare his impeachment defense during the Watergate scandal. He also aided with the transfer of power to Gerald Ford following Nixon’s resignation. Ford later appointed Haig as […]