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American Presidency

In Praise of Newspaper Endorsements

John T. Woolley | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
John T. Woolley

The "smart" view of newspaper endorsements is that they are an ineffectual relic of a bygone era. But we should welcome and promote editorial endorsements.

Sex and the Single President

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

We manage to skewer our libidinous politicians before they get into the White House, not after. (Bill Clinton was the one exception.) And when did we ever have an unmarried president? It seems bachelors simply don't qualify for our highest office.

Were America's Founding Fathers Faithful?

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 08.31.2011 | Divorce

Every July 4th, we celebrate the values that define the quintessential American spirit: community, hard work, individualism, and freedom. These are th...

Will the Ghost of Richard Nixon Haunt the Obama White House?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

For all of his attempts to be a major force in history, it would not be Nixon's meetings with the Russians that would put his imprint on the office, but his dirty tricks and criminal activity.