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“The thousands of Americans putting their lives on the line in Afghanistan deserve better from their commander in chief.” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., denouncing the lack of a plan for the United States’ presence in Afghanistan and promoting a war strategy he will propose in the Senate next month
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Honor guard members move the casket of former Texas Governor Mark White to the Rotunda on Thursday at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas. White was to lie in state Thursday afternoon with burial at the Texas State Cemetery to follow.