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13 perks of being the vice president of the United States

Kamala Harris was sworn in on January 20 as the first female vice president in US history. Every US vice president since 1977 has lived in Number One Observatory Circle, a Victorian mansion. The vice president also earns a generous yearly salary of $US235,100 per year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
13 perks of being the vice president of the United States
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What it takes to be a celebrity bodyguard

Bodyguards go through intense training to be ready to protect celebrity clients, CEOs, and politicians. Bodyguards, or executive protection agents, can make upwards of $US200,000, putting their lives on the line for VIPs. Business Insider followed five new recruits through an executive protection training course in Long Island, New York, […]
What it takes to be a celebrity bodyguard
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The most famous politician from every state

Every state has produced powerful political figures. Political leaders often represent different states than those they were born in. Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, but started his political career in the Illinois Senate. President Donald Trump was born in New York City. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Every […]
The most famous politician from every state
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Federal prosecutors say US Coast Guard lieutenant plotted ‘massive domestic terror attack’ targeting civilians, politicians, and journalists

A US Coast Guard lieutenant, Christopher Paul Hasson, was arrested on Wednesday after authorities found a cache of weapons in his Silver Springs, Maryland, apartment, The Washington Post reported. Federal authorities said these weapons and ammunition, which they said he had been collecting since 2017, were intended for a “massive” […]
Federal prosecutors say US Coast Guard lieutenant plotted ‘massive domestic terror attack’ targeting civilians, politicians, and journalists
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13 prominent politicians who are 70 or over

Several of Washington’s top lawmakers and politicians are older than 70 years old. The average American expects to retire around the age of 65, but many prominent political figures are well past that age and at the center of crucial moves on the national stage. Despite the average American‘s expectation […]
13 prominent politicians who are 70 or over
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What 19 famous US politicians looked like early in their careers

America’s most prominent politicians all got there start somewhere, from the military to local politics. We rounded up pictures of some of American lawmakers from their college years or early on in their careers. Vice President Mike Pence played acoustic guitar in college, and Sen. Mitt Romney married Ann Lois […]
What 19 famous US politicians looked like early in their careers
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