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Obama is expected deliver remarks about Mandela’s legacy at some point during the trip.
Baker said he was "amazed" at Mandela's soft spokenness and conviction.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will be in South Africa Tuesday.
The president thanked her for Mandela's profound influence on the world.
GOP leader Mitch McConnell called Mandela "one of the great statesmen of our time."
Americans in South Sudan are advised to “depart immediately."
McCain backed off comparison of Obama-Castro handshake to Chamberlain and Hitler.
A hearse carrying Mandela’s flag-draped casket arrived at his family’s compound.
"Can imagine what Nelson Mandela would say," Leahy tweeted.
The president compared the late anti-apartheid icon to Gandhi and Lincoln in his remarks.
Obama will also try to meet with the Mandela family and South Africa's president.
Johannesburg expects event to be “among the biggest gatherings of world leaders."
Speaker John Boehner has tapped the Illinois Republican to lead the House delegation.
"We’re in the middle of the end of the apartheid struggle now," Rev. Jesse Jackson said.
Nelson Mandela’s family released their first statement since his death.
President Obama and Michelle Obama will be in South Africa next week to honor Mandela.
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