How Kristi Noem, Mt. Rushmore and Trump Fueled Speculation About Pence’s Job

After Ms. Noem, the South Dakota governor, flew to Washington on Air Force One, rumors about her ambitions ensued. She made a second trip to smooth things over with Mike Pence.

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Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options

The president and his aides are holding out hope for ambitious convention programming, and have considered a return to Mount Rushmore or a speech by Melania Trump from Seneca Falls, N.Y.

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Maybe This Isn’t Such a Good Time to Prosecute a Culture War

Trump has gone to the well one time too many.

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Trump’s Beliefs Are Carved in Stone

At this point, we know what we’re getting. Can America be persuaded to sign up for it again?

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Trump’s White Version of History

For Trump, the truth about patriarchal white supremacy defiles the American heroes who practiced it.

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At Mt. Rushmore, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for the Election

His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.

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Trump Delivers Divisive Culture War Message at Mount Rushmore

Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Top Fund-Raising Official for Trump Campaign, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

She is the third person in proximity of President Trump known to have contracted the virus.

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Let’s Finish the American Revolution

Our nation’s founding was a mess of contradictions. We must push America closer to its ideals.

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How Mount Rushmore Became Mount Rushmore

The South Dakota landmark has drawn criticism over the land it occupies, the main sculptor behind it and the legacies of the men it memorializes.

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