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Remarks by President Joe Biden on the Jan. 6 anniversary of the Capitol attack

By: - January 6, 2022

Here are the full remarks made by President Joe Biden in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol on the Jan. 6 anniversary of the Capitol attack: Madam Vice President, my fellow Americans: To state the obvious, one year ago today, in this sacred place, democracy was attacked — simply attacked.  The will of the people […]

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JFK’s Thanksgiving wish: That we’re ‘humbly grateful’ for what brings us together

By: - November 26, 2020

Fifty-six years ago, on Nov. 4, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed this Thanksgiving proclamation. Little more than two weeks later, on Nov. 22, 1963, he lost his life to an assassin’s bullet during a trip to Dallas, Texas. A half-century later, with America as divided as it has been in recent memory, Kennedy’s wish […]