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Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
(AP) — One day after President Barack Obama's second inauguration, a small bank in a small northwest Kansas town will hold a different kind of celebration for Mitt Romney. The Salina Journal reports a photo of the 2012 Republican presidential...
Tags: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Along with adding the finishing touches to his inaugural address on Monday, President Obama has plenty on his plate. He is consumed by the responsibilities of selecting new Cabinet members and preparing strategies to get them confirmed. He already had his...
Tags: Music, White House, Arts, Mark Swed, Artists
In today's age of political gridlock in the nation's capital, the case of Thomas Jefferson, as much as that of any American president, could illuminate a way forward. That's the underlying premise of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,”...
To every American who argued and fought and squabbled, day after day during this long and often bitter presidential election, I'd just like to say one thing: Thank you. While I'm waiting to see who will win this election between Republican Mitt Romney...
Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history. Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
You can bet your Hillary Clinton buttons that one of the biggest chunks of the body politic that political pathologists will be putting under the lab microscope is the gender gap: women’s votes. “Remember the ladies,” Abigail Adams...
Last month, a New York Times story noted "an extraordinary event" in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. President Mikhail Saakashvili, whose human rights record is not exactly the gold standard, "conceded defeat in parliamentary elections," saying...
The Hartford Courant"Our marriage is like the Electoral College," says the narrator in "Marooned," a Garrison Keillor short story. "It works OK if you don't think about it." At noon Monday, I will be one of those thinking about the Electoral College, as I have the...
Tags: Voting, Garrison Keillor, John Edwards, Gerald Ford, Politics
Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83. Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
pix11.com | @jaydownycThere's nothing like settling in at a local bar, ready to take in the latest nationally televised debate. We're talking about that other main event, the debate between this election's two vice presidential candidates, Vice President Joe Biden and...
Tags: Paul Ryan, Joe Biden, Republican Party, Politics, Elections
WGNO NewsTonight, Vice President Joe Biden - or “Joey” as he goes by these days - and Rep. Paul Ryan will “debate” for the world, Heavyweight Underachiever Championship also know as the Vice Presidency. In December of 1793, John Adams, the...
Jan 17, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
Jan 21, 2013 |Story| KWCH
Jan 19, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 21, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 7, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Nov 7, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 7, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 4, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 14, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
Nov 27, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 11, 2012 |Story| WPIX-LTV
Oct 11, 2012 |Column| WGNO-LTV
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