Congress set to strip Confederate names from U.S. military bases, flouting Trump veto threat

By: - December 8, 2020 12:56 pm

Fort Bragg, outside Fayetteville, N.C., would be renamed under the provisions of the annual defense bill being considered in Congress. The Army base was named after Gen. Braxton Bragg, one of the top-ranking officers of the Confederate Army. Public domain photo | Wikimedia Commons

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Ariana Figueroa
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Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.