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History For The Headlines

As 2016 comes to a close, we’re turning back the clock and looking back on the history behind some of the year’s biggest headlines.  From the partisan gridlock over President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and the Broadway hit Hamilton, to the nomination of Hillary Clinton and the partisan battle cry over “Political Correctness,” we replay some of our favorite BackStory moments from 2016.