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Melania Trump begins to embrace new role as first lady

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Melania Trump‘s invitation for high-powered women to join her at the White House was about more than the lunch they would eat, or the stated purpose of honoring International Women’s Day. It marked a “coming out,” almost two months into President Donald Trump‘s term, for a first lady described by her husband as a “very private person.” She had spent a couple of weeks hunkered down at the family’s midtown Manhattan penthouse while Trump got down to work in Washington.…

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Today on Context Florida: Marco Rubio’s rise and fall, fratricide model of politics, Hillary Clinton smiles and additional job skills

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Today on Context Florida: Darryl Paulson discusses the meteoric rise, and eventual fall, of Marco Rubio. From winning a seat on the West Miami City Council in the 1990s, to winning a special election by 64 votes to earn a seat in the Florida House, to his stunning victory over Republican Gov. Charlie Crist in the 2010 U.S. Senate race, Rubio’s political career has been impressive. Many Republicans viewed Rubio as the future face of the party. Young, articulate, conservative and…

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