POLITICS
03/25/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Investigating Bush Abuses Of Power: 4 Models From The Past

Two days after his re-election in 1864, with Union victory in the Civil War assured, Abraham Lincoln stood at a White House window to address a boisterous crowd of supporters. He spoke of the lessons of the nation's calamitous recent history.

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