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Al Gore talks climate change

Al Gore talks climate change

Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore praised recent efforts of Harvard students involved in environment and divestment campaigns during a speech focused on the health hazards of global warming which he gave in Memorial Church on Wednesday night.

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Karzai discusses Afghan-U.S. relations

More than 10 years after his first lecture in the United States, held in the same location, Afghan President Hamid Karzai visited Georgetown U. Friday evening to talk about the future of Afghanistan’s relationship with the United States.

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Scalia defends opposition to gay rights in response to question at Princeton

Scalia defends opposition to gay rights in response to question at Princeton

On the heels of the announcement that the Supreme Court will hear two cases regarding gay marriage, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia defended some of his more controversial decisions concerning gay rights in a lecture Monday afternoon.

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Mitt Romney campagins in Miami

Mitt Romney campagins in Miami

Former Gov. Mitt Romney addressed a crowd of roughly 4,000 supporters and students Wednesday at U. Miami while standing alongside Congressman Connie Mack, former Gov. Jeb Bush and Senator Marco Rubio.

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Clinton holds rally at UCF, Obama cancels in wake of Sandy’s landfall

Clinton holds rally at UCF, Obama cancels in wake of Sandy’s landfall

On Monday morning, the College Democrats at U. Central Florida held a rally at Memory Mall during which President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were expected to speak to the UCF community.

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Campaigns hone in on Ohio

Campaigns hone in on Ohio

The final presidential debate on Monday night marked the beginning of the home stretch for President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s campaigns for president.

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Karl Rove, Howard Dean joke and debate foreign, domestic policy

Karl Rove, Howard Dean joke and debate foreign, domestic policy

Duke U. got its own foreign policy debate before the nation did Monday night. In the evening before the final presidential debate, Karl Rove—political analyst and former senior advisor to former President George W. Bush—debated Howard Dean—former governor of Vermont and former Democratic National Committee Chairman—on the effects of the 2012 Presidential Election on America’s role in global politics in a fully packed Page Auditorium.

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Obama says Romney suffers from “Romnesia”

Obama says Romney suffers from “Romnesia”

President Obama visited the Fairfax campus of George Mason U. on Friday, October 19 where he came out swinging at Governor Mitt Romney, and, using a new attack line, called Romney a flip flopper on the issues and referred to his change of views as a case of “Romnesia.”

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Hillary Clinton talks energy goals

Hillary Clinton talks energy goals

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the importance of energy and its status as a 21st-century foreign policy priority at Georgetown U. Thursday afternoon.

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Michelle Obama emphasizes the importance of voting in North Carolina

Michelle Obama emphasizes the importance of voting in North Carolina

Two days before the start of early voting, first lady Michelle Obama returned to North Carolina Tuesday to make the case that America can only move forward if her husband is re-elected.

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