Mary Kate Cary

University of Virginia / US News and World Report

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Mary Kate Cary is a senior fellow for presidential studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and a contributing editor  for US News and World Report. From 1989-1992, she served as a speechwriter for President George H. W. Bush.

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After condemning Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan on Monday, President Trump spoke again yesterday of this weekend’s violence at the University of Virginia.

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America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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