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White House welcomes turkeys for presidential pardoning, unveils savory names

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White House representatives selected and announced the birds' official names, Carrots and Peas, which were chosen from a list of more than 600 suggestions from South Dakota residents.
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Race to watch: Peas and Carrots vie for presidential turkey pardon

Race to watch: Peas and Carrots vie for presidential turkey pardon

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After a season of O'Rourke v. Cruz, Gillum v. DeSantis, and Abrams v. Kemp, another hotly competitive race will come to a head in November. Peas v. Carrots. Those are the names of this year's two turkeys vying for the coveted presidential pardon scheduled for Tuesday. Voters can select this year's Thanksgiving Turkey on a White House Twitter poll released Monday. Voting ends Tuesday morning. Though only one turkey can claim the title of "Thanksgiving Turkey," both fowl are set to be sent to the care of Virginia Tech veterinarians (the school's mascot derives from the turkey). President...
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Vote whether 'Peas' or 'Carrots' will be the 2018 National Thanksgiving Turkey

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The White House announced on Monday that this year's National Thanksgiving Turkey will be either Peas or Carrots, and the public can vote on their favorite.
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