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Jeff Katz
June 20, 2019 - 3:52 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 7-2 margin that a 40-foot cross in Maryland -- which stands on public land -- is not in violation of the First Amendment and will remain standing. The cross was built by the American Legion in 1925 to honor soldiers killed in World War I and there is a plaque on...
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(David Hume Kennerly/McCain Family via AP)
September 03, 2018 - 6:41 am
By SUSAN WALSH , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. John McCain's final journey ended on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator's...
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 01, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump is tweeting out a series of long-standing grievances as an elite political crowd gathers for Sen. John McCain's memorial service. Trump wasn't invited to the service at Washington National Cathedral, where former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama will...
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(Kevin Dietsch/Pool photo via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 7:45 am
By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is getting a presidential farewell, but not from the actual sitting president. At McCain's request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the six-term senator on Saturday at...
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