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A Legacy of 'Congressional Truancy': From Harding to Kennedy to Obama to Rubio

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Rubio hopes to be the fourth U.S. Senator to rise directly to the presidency. Rubio will likely continue to weather the Congressional truancy charge in his quest to join Harding, Kennedy and Obama as unspectacular senators who ascended directly from the Senate to the presidency.

JFK: Memories of My First Convention

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

At the Convention, my boss, the great UP journalist Bill Higginbotham, equipped me with a brand new invention, a cordless mic and assigned me to cover the vote of the delegation that would put JFK over the top.