Topic: Lyndon Johnson
US poverty rate hit 14.3 percent last year, up from 13.2 percent in 2008. The jump bring the number of the poor to its highest level since 1959, five years before the Johnson-era War on Poverty.
09/16/2010 05:33 pm
The popular TV series 'Mad Men' portrays the 'Young '60s' – an era between the conformism of the '50s and the rebellion of the '60s. Its broad appeal hints that Americans might be ready for middle ground in the red-blue wars, too.
09/10/2010 04:46 pm
The Republican Party has fielded more than 30 African-American candidates this year, renewing a historic alliance.
09/03/2010 02:00 pm
Some presidents had been college lecturers, deans, or academy presidents. But only one was a school teacher of young children. Hint: Think Texas.
09/02/2010 01:11 pm
How infighting almost silenced Dr. King's momentous "I Have a Dream" speech.
08/16/2010 07:05 am
Dan Rostenkowski, once called one of the nation's most power politicians, died Wednesday. His lengthy political career in Washington began in 1958 and ended amid scandal in 1994.
08/11/2010 06:44 pm
In Pictures Apollo 11 went to the moon
President Barack Obama will likely have difficulty passing any more expansive legislation.
08/04/2010 03:34 pm
Global News Blog Jon Stewart on WikiLeaks: 'One of the chief financial contributors to our enemy is us?'
Daily Show host Jon Stewart and Newsweek international editor Fareed Zakaria sparred off over the importance of WikiLeaks' release of classified US documents. Stewart was outraged; Zakaria was unimpressed.
07/30/2010 09:59 am
Insiders who speak out often suffer the fate of prophets.
07/06/2010 11:28 am