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  • Two-Thirds of Americans Want Trump to Disappear From Politics

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  • Democratic lawmakers join call for Census director to resign

    A group of Democratic lawmakers are joining civil right groups in calling for U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham’s resignation after a watchdog agency said he had set a deadline for pressured statisticians to produce a report on the number of people in the U.S. illegally

    The Independent
  • The Last Documented Widow of a Civil War Veteran Has Died

    On December 16, 2020, Helen Viola Jackson died in Marshfield, Missouri at the age of 101. She was the last known widow of a Civil War veteran, marrying 93-year-old James Bolin in 1936 at the age of 17. James Bolin was a 93-year-old widower when Jackson’s father volunteered her to stop by his house each day and assist him with chores as she headed home from school. Bolin, who was a private in the 14th Missouri Cavalry and served until the end of the war in Co. F, did not believe in accepting...

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