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A seat at the circus

Politics | Senators, paid protesters play clowns at Kavanaugh hearing
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/13/18, 01:01 pm

Good news: The overall winner of WORLD’s 2018 Hope Awards for Effective Compassion is the Aquila Rehab Center in Hanoi, Vietnam! Aquila received 35 percent of the votes and will gain $10,000, which will go a long way in Vietnam.

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Longtime Senate colleague to fill McCain’s seat

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/04/18, 01:54 pm

Former Sen. Jon Kyl will replace the late Republican Sen. John McCain, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday. Kyl, also a Republican, is currently assisting with the confirmation bid of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. His appointment could make it possible for him to vote on the nomination. Ducey, also a Republican, added the hashtag #KavanaughConfirmation to his announcement confirming the appointment on Twitter.

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Washington honors McCain at Capitol

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/31/18, 04:01 pm

WASHINGTON—Hundreds of Americans lined up outside the U.S. Capitol to pay their respects to the late Sen. John McCain Friday. McCain is the 31st person to lie in state at the Rotunda of the Capitol. The former presidential candidate and Vietnam prisoner of war died at age 81 last Saturday from glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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