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CHICAGO — Carol Moseley Braun was the first black woman in history to win a seat in the U.S. Senate, and quickly won notice by standing up to a powerful senator in a fight over the Confederate flag. But when she launches a campaign Saturday for Chicago mayor, she’ll have to reintroduce herself to many voters, some who weren’t even born the last time she won an election. The 63-year-old Braun may try to recapture the breath-of-fresh-air enthusiasm that carried her to the Senate in 1992. She says her experience in all levels of politics make her uniquely qualified.
VINEYARD HAVEN, Massachusetts (AFP) – President Barack Obama’s August 31 address marking the end of US combat operations in Iraq will be delivered from the Oval Office, a senior official said Wednesday. The official said the speech in the Oval office, the most solemn setting for a presidential address, was to take place Tuesday at 8:00 pm (0000 GMT).