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His success consistently comes from turning down the temperature

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We can’t depend on a president to save the country any more than we can allow a president to destroy it

President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden arrive for the 59th inaugural ceremony. Photo: Chang W. Lee — Pool/Getty Images


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I felt numb at first, but the wisdom of someone 20 years my junior finally brought me to tears

Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman prepares to speak at the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


After four seemingly endless years in power, the end of the Trump era is upon us

President Donald Trump boards Marine One as he departs the White House on January 20. Photo: Eric Thayer/Getty Images


The ‘Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration’ was a night of one, maybe two stars

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The threat of armed protests is escalating before the Biden inauguration

Members of the National Guard in the Capitol rotunda on January 11. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

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