A pro-Russian rebel guards a captured former Ukrainian Army checkpoint outside Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The rebels have closed in around the town in a strategy they triumphantly refer to as the Debaltseve cauldron. Separatists recently burst through government lines in the rural settlement of Vuhlehirsk.
Reagan Jokes About His Age: During the 1984 election, President Ronald Reagan faced off against former Vice President Walter Mondale. Reagan was 73-years-old at the time of the election and the oldest sitting president in American history. The President's age was an issue during the ’84 campaign, and Reagan addressed the issue head-on in a comedic fashion that both disarmed the sting of the attack on his age and reaffirmed Reagan's wit was still intact.