Ron Elving Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News, where he is frequently heard as a news analyst and writes regularly for NPR.org.

Looking Back On History-Making Summits Between U.S. Presidents And Foreign Leaders

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Richard Goodwin, Who Wrote Johnson's 'Great Society' Speech Dies At 86

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Notable Presidential Pardons In American History

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Arizona Sen. John McCain speaks at a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania during the 2008 presidential campaign. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images hide caption

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EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: John McCain Reads From 'The Restless Wave'

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This Week In Politics: U.S.-North Korea Relations

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In 2015, newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan shakes hands with outgoing Speaker John Boehner alongside House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at the U.S. Capitol. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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