Henry Clay. Al Smith. Thomas E. Dewey. Their names probably prompt hazy recollections of high school history class – but not much else. By missing out on the presidency, many would say they lost their place in history, too. But even those who didn't take the oath on Inauguration Day had their impact. Here are five great examples from Scott Farris's new book 'Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation.'
Candice Millard’s account of President James Garfield’s assassination brings back to roaring life a tragic but irresistible historical period.
How the balance of power has shifted between the Republicans and Democrats.
Did they uphold the Constitution, and promote peace, prosperity, and liberty?
People carry money about, save it, and spend it, but often know almost nothing about it.