Topic: Everett Dirksen
A look back at three major pieces of historical federal legislation, started and finished by small groups of men intent on statesmanship.
New cultivars of dwarf French marigolds really brighten the garden and are among the easiest annuals to grow.
A former White House speechwriter tells what goes into drafting the State of the Union address and how the annual message to Congress has changed since the days of quill pens.
01/24/2011 10:05 am
The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords (D) and bystanders in Arizona seems to be the worst symptom of the division and disdain that dominate politics. There was a time when members of Congress not only reached across the aisle, but shared meals together. They must commit to break bread together again – to heal the wounds in DC, and set an example for a grieving nation.
01/11/2011 01:22 pm
In their radio addresses Saturday, President Obama and Rep. Kevin McCarthy focused on the Republican 'Pledge to America.' It sets the scene for the next month’s campaign rhetoric.
09/25/2010 02:56 pm
Tough times will require the new president to rally even his political opponents.
11/06/2008 12:00 am
Tough times call for the new president to rally even his foes.
11/04/2008 12:00 am