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Video: A new generation recites Nelson Mandela’s most famous words

A free society is an “ideal for which I am prepared to die,” Nelson Mandela famously said. On April 20, 1964, instead of testifying during his trial on charges of sabotage, he held a court spellbound for more than four hours. Two months later, Mandela and other activists were sentenced to life in …

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15 of Nelson Mandela's best quotes

Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. During his long life, Mandela inspired countless individuals. Here is a collection of quotes that personify his spirit:<p>1) "Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of …

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Watch Michele Bachmann Infuriate Sen. Bernie Sanders During Fiery Debate: ‘That Is Absolutely a Lie’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) clashed with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room” as the two disagreed on everything from higher education to raising the minimum wage.<p>(CNN)<p>Bachmann argued that the federal government’s role in education has actually increased costs, so …

‘Talk Is Cheap’: Ted Cruz Responds to Hillary Clinton Saying She ‘Regrets’ the Benghazi Attack

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) responded to Hillary Clinton saying Monday she regrets the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, by challenging her to join him in calling for a special investigation into the consulate’s inadequate security.<p>“If she really was sorry, then she would stand …