The likes of Abigail and John Adams will never come again, says Ellis.
Former President George W. Bush looks out the window of Air Force One over New Orleans to survey the damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In his memoir 'Decision Points,' published Nov. 9, Mr. Bush reveals, “As leader of the federal government, I should have recognized the deficiencies sooner and intervened faster.”
After his party's 'shellacking' in the midterm elections, President Obama is getting lots of advice about changes he needs to make – including changes in his character as well as his style.
Guy Fawkes Day 2010 gives Brits occasion to burn in effigy the revolutionary who attempted to violently restore Catholicism in 1605. But some see him as a symbol for dramatic change in government.
The 150th anniversary of the Civil War kicks off Nov. 6. Dramatic events from Fort Sumter to Lincoln's assassination once again will enthrall Americans. But does 'the second American revolution' also have other things to say in 2010 about the rise of new political forces and race relations today?
Harry Reid is likely to serve again as Senate majority leader, but the Senate's role in national policy will be much different than it was over the past two years.
America’s first president emerges from this marvelous biography an admirable, flawed, and very human figure.
Democrats are likely to lose big in the US House of Representatives, and they'll be lucky to keep slim control of the US Senate. Will Obama do better with a resurgent GOP to push against?