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Trump’s State of the Union Address Quotes Explained

Three academics choose key quotes from President Trump's first State of the Union address and add the context missing from the president’s words.

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How to Close Guantanamo Bay This Year

President Barack Obama surprised many by calling for the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be closed this year in his State of the Union address. While a renewed emphasis on closing Guantanamo came from the White House a year ago, growing awareness of its absurd operating cost and Americans’ shifting attitudes have created new momentum behind the effort, which had stalled …

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