Posts tagged: American Politics

Photo of George Bush

George H.W. Bush: A Good Man, A Bitter Political Legacy

Any discussion of President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died yesterday at age 94, should start by acknowledging that he was by any measure a public servant, a fine family …..

Brett Kavanaugh smiles in judicial robes and a tidy haircut

Brett Kavanaugh Biography (New!)

Our new Brett Kavanaugh biography is live. Brett Kavanaugh is the U.S. Court of Appeals judge who has been nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump. If …..

Mike Pence smiles in a blue tie and blue jacket

Mike Pence Biography — New!

Our new Mike Pence biography is now live. He is the Indiana governor who is now Donald Trump‘s running mate on the Republican ticket in 2016. A few quick Mike Pence facts: …..

General Grant and the Jews

On 17 December 1862, General Ulysses S. Grant issued Order No. 11, expelling all Jews from his military district —  parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi.

The Death of Kingfish

Louisiana’s Huey P. Long died 10 September 1935, two days after being shot at the state Capitol. To some, there are still questions about who pulled the trigger.

Chuck Hagel Biography: New!

 Who2 has a new biography of former U.S. Senator and Almost-But-Not-Quite Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Find out more.

Thomas Jefferson at the Library of Congress

To celebrate Independence Day, read The Declaration of Independence. Or, as it’s sometimes called, “The Constitution.”
To celebrate The Declaration Independence, visit the exhibit from the Library of Congress on Thomas Jefferson and Establishing a Federal Republic.