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  • The Top 10 political quotes of 2010

    The “who said what” buzz came in full force this election year through campaign ads, public appearances, and even tweets. But who are the politicians that shocked and zinged the most? Here’s a roundup of the year’s most memorable political quotes.
    12/29/2010 02:07 pm

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  • Robert Remini dies, leaves legacy as Andrew Jackson scholar

    Robert Remini dies: The Andrew Jackson scholar wrote at least 10 books about the former president. Robert Remini also wrote books about Mormon leader Joseph Smith and President John Quincy Adams.

  • Election 2012: Can the Democrats retake control of the House?

    Congressman Steve Israel says a net gain of 25 seats – what Democrats need to win back control of the House in Election 2012 – is 'in range.' The key, he says, is independents.

  • A Slave in the White House

    Historian Elizabeth Dowling Taylor tells the unsettling story of a Founding Father and his slave.

  • The Circle Bastiat To tax is to destroy

    Taxing citizens destroys freedom, prosperity, and market efficiency
    04/28/2011 12:16 pm

  • America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

    On the 150th anniversary of the onset of the US Civil War, a lively, compelling account of its roots.
    03/16/2011 07:05 am

  • The Top 10 political quotes of 2010

    The “who said what” buzz came in full force this election year through campaign ads, public appearances, and even tweets. But who are the politicians that shocked and zinged the most? Here’s a roundup of the year’s most memorable political quotes.
    12/29/2010 02:07 pm

  • Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
    11/02/2010 09:32 am

  • 10 races to watch


    10/28/2010 09:17 am

  • The Vote Attack ad over the top? Alan Grayson compares opponent to Taliban.

    Rep. Alan Grayson, the liberal firebrand who once said the GOP's health-care plan was for the sick to 'die quickly,' is now calling his conservative opponent 'Taliban Dan.'
    09/28/2010 07:01 pm

  • Notable architects of US foreign policy

    From 'Seward's folly' to the marshall plan, a snapshot of American diplomacy of the past.
    09/25/2010 12:46 pm

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She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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