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John Nance Garner

Franklin Roosevelt 70 Years On: America Never Really Recovered From FDR's Passing

William Bradley | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Hillary Clinton, who will perhaps coincidentally announce her presidential candidacy on this 70th anniversary of FDR's death, can only hope to match even part of her fellow New Yorker's vast accomplishments.

Thinking About Franklin Roosevelt

Paul A. London | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Paul A. London

Reading about Roosevelt and the New Deal as Garner saw them made me think. Garner was a man of the legislature. He believed legislative government could work. Such respect for politics and politicians is not much evident these days. Maybe it should be.

Life Support for Lieutenant Governor

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Most of lieutenant governors occupy an office equivalent to what former Vice President John Nance Garner once said equated in worth to little more than a "bucket of warm spit."