While Sen. Marco Rubio leads immigration reform efforts, Rep. Paul Ryan has been the face of the GOP's less-popular fiscal battles. Lately, associates have hinted he may run for president after all.
Harvard University president Drew Gilpin Faust's book 'This Republic of Suffering' has been adapted into a PBS film which will air Sept. 19.
Biographer Candice Millard talks about the courageous, independent, largely forgotten US president – James Garfield – whose term was cut short by an assassin's bullet.
They'll take you from Mount Hebron to Silicon Valley. These are the 15 nonfiction titles that Monitor book reviewers found to be the most outstanding of 2011.
Candice Millard calls assassinated US President James Garfield a "very admirable" person whose death was "a real loss to the nation."
Candice Millard’s account of President James Garfield’s assassination brings back to roaring life a tragic but irresistible historical period.
Thaddeus McCotter, the GOP’s surprise dark horse, is stirring up the race. The five-term Michigan congressman declared his candidacy for president on July 2 in his home state. A Beatles-loving, guitar-playing son of the heartland, Representative McCotter has strong conservative credentials and populist appeal. But there’s a problem. Thaddeus who?