Republicans and Democrats who are former members of Congress write to candidates for the House and Senate and urge them to abandon the "mean-spirited" debate so common today. America's problems are too big to be solved through division.
The targeted killing of Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, without due process, would violate the gold standard of international law set by the Nuremberg trials – and defy the US Constitution.
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer stumbled badly at the beginning of a gubernatorial debate Wednesday. But Brewer is a Republican in a conservative state, so the damage may be limited.
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A newly renovated Anderson Cottage at the Old Soldier's Home is also known as Lincoln's Cottage in Washington. For three summers Abraham Lincoln and his family retreated to the cottage in a military complex on the outskirts of Washington. It is believed he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation there, and this is where he heard the news of the Union victory at Gettysburg.