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Authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives search a home in Hyattsville, Maryland.

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Authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives search a home in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Grassley Hammers ATF Nominee

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been without a permanent director since 2006. Based on a Senate hearing today, the agency is going to have to keep waiting. Sen. Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate...

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John Kerry, navy lieutenant who was wounded three times in Vietnam and who has won the silver star for heroism, speaks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) on Capitol Hill on April 22, 1971.

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John Kerry, navy lieutenant who was wounded three times in Vietnam and who has won the silver star for heroism, speaks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) on Capitol Hill on April 22, 1971.

John Kerry Reporting for State Duty

John Kerry has been in training for this for some time, his friends say. The senior senator from Massachusetts, appearing before the committee he chairs today for confirmation of his nomination as secretary of state, first appeared there as a...

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