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DKG 4 LYFE: Presidential Roundtable

H. Alan Scott | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

What follows is an exclusive transcript of the annual conversation Her Supreme Awesomeness -- presidential scholar Doris Kearns Goodwin -- has with dead presidents. Happens every time there's an inauguration.

LOOK: Santa Hangs With Presidents, First Ladies

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

When it comes to presidents and first ladies, Santa hangs out with all of them, no matter how naughty or nice. Below, take a look back at all the p...

Abraham Lincoln's Lessons for President Obama

Dan Glickman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Dan Glickman

Great presidents get big things done by recognizing that continuous work with Congress is perhaps their foremost duty and best use of their time. It is a central element of their job description; notwithstanding that it is often part of their job that they least like doing. Other presidents like LBJ, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton understood that the tedious and often unpleasant work of engaging with Congress is the only way to lead this country forward. After all, the Founding Fathers created a system where the Congress and the Executive were co-equal branches of government. If President Obama follows the Lincoln model, he can truly be a great and historic president, and can change the course of history in economic policy, immigration, education and the other big issues of our time.

Sex-Crazed Washington

Warren Adler | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Warren Adler

The fact is that Washington has always been a sex-crazed town. Sex is the one entitlement that no matter how many powerful men, and now women, get outed and put in the stocks to be hooted or reviled by their fellow adulterers in the media and the hallowed halls of Government, the lure of the hormonal urge continues on its merry way.

Presidential Palate Predictor: Let Your Taste Buds Decide

Posted 11.01.2012 | Taste

If you had to eat the diet of the winning candidate for the next four years, whose would it be?

CEOs vs. Presidents

Steven Conn | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business
Steven Conn

Business magnate Mark Cuban recently gave us a "teachable moment" when he expressed his enthusiasm for Mitt Romney In essence, Cuban believes that Mr....

Why I Won't Be Happy Until a Woman Is President

Brienne Walsh | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Brienne Walsh

For the question of inequality in the workplace to really be answered -- or the situation to change -- we need a woman in the office of President.

Who Is the Most Underrated American President?

Quora | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Bryce Johannes, explorer of lesser known histories in search of a brighter future Jimmy Carter (19...

Four Freedoms Finally Opens as a Coda to Second Presidential Debate

Paul Gunther | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Regardless of what Tuesday's debate results herald in its instantaneous wake, all Americans and those who admire us should take stock the morning after to recall the essential principles that have animated our nation's abiding purpose as the four freedoms at last summarize with lapidary precision.

Ranking President's Economic Growth Performances, 1901 to Today

Samuel H. Williamson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Samuel H. Williamson

Most of the time, presidents have limited impact on the economy. However, pundits keep comparing them, so here is a list.

'Psychopathic' President Study Produces Surprising Results

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.13.2012 | Science

Lack of guilt, fearlessness and interpersonal dominance -- that may sound like a description of a high-powered executive or politician, but it's actua...

PHOTOS: Best Nude Beaches In North America

Tom Mulhall | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Prior to the mid 1800s, everyone skinny dipped. Swimwear hadn't been invented.

8 U.S. Presidents Who Ran Their Own Businesses (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.19.2012 | Small Business

Mitt Romney has said more than once that his private sector experience will help him reinvigorate America's stagnant economy. The Republican nomin...

Electoral Emissions: What If Presidents Treated Our Cars Like Our Country?

Brian Crewe | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Brian Crewe

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Presidential Targets: The 15 Assassination Attempts You Forgot All About

TruTV.com | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

You've all heard a million stories about the JFK assassination, or about RFK and MLK. Maybe even the two women who tried to shoot Gerald Ford. But...

Washington Died In Office? Ten Shocking Rumors About The Founding Fathers

TruTV.com | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Sure, you've heard the rumor that Thomas Jefferson had an affair with one of his slaves. But did you know that George Washington may have been mur...

How Many Languages Does a Typical United States President Know?

Quora | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nick Bhardwaj, VP of Monetization at NaturalMotion I am going to assume we are talking about being ...

LOOK: Why Reagan Denied Seventh Grader's Request For 'Disaster Relief'

Posted 05.18.2012 | Parents

In the years since it was first started, Shaun Usher's blog Letters of Note has brought fans more than 750 missives from famous figures past and prese...

Bipartisan Effort Could Limit Clinton, Bush Perks

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Taxpayer-funded perks for ex-presidents added up to nearly $4 million in the 2011 fiscal year, records show. Perks included $15,000 for Jimmy Carter's...

11 Things You Didn't Know About U.S. Presidents

Nancy Gibbs | Posted 06.25.2012 | Books
Nancy Gibbs

At a time of deep political division, the presidents club is a place where members from both parties come together to get work done, rewrite their own histories, sometimes compete and squabble and fight--but also remind us of what political life can be.

Don't Tweet on Me! The Founding Fathers and Twitter

Scott Shamberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Scott Shamberg

Imagine giving our Founding Fathers, some of the most learned and intelligent men in history, a tool like Twitter. Would humility win the day or would the draw of casting immediate stones outweigh etiquette?

WATCH: I Have To Ask: Why Do You Think There Hasn't Been A Female U.S. President?

Posted 05.16.2012 | Women

Microphone in hand, I set out to ask perfect strangers one question that I just had to know the answer to - why do you think there hasn't been a femal...

Expecting Presidents

Christopher Holshek | Posted 04.23.2012 | Books
Christopher Holshek

Whether Barack Obama is re-elected or replaced is overwhelmingly hinged on jobs and the economy. There's more than this to being president.

PHOTOS: American Presidents, They Are Often Immigrants Too

Posted 02.21.2012 | Latino Voices

This year, President’s Day celebration is filled with irony. We celebrate the nation's leaders at a time when anti-immigrant rhetoric, harsh ant...

There's Rich, And Then There's Presidential Rich

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 02.20.2012 | Business

After months of speculation, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney recently confirmed that he is worth roughly $200 million -- give or take a million...