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Incoming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who spoke during the Republican National Convention this summer in Tampa, Fla., is among a number of minority politicians seen as rising stars in the GOP. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Pocket versions of the Proclamation of Emancipation were distributed through Union troops to be read to slaves. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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Adding Some Shine To Your Holiday Manners

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Selsey was Miss Subways January-March 1964 Courtesy of Fiona Gardner hide caption

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