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Former Presidents

If Kennedy Lost...

Ross M. Wallenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ross M. Wallenstein

The "what ifs" surrounding President John F. Kennedy's death have fascinated historians and history buffs like me for half a century. Yet they almost always presume reelection.

Former Presidents' Opportunities Expand

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the first 200 years of the republic, just three presidents survived more than two decades after leaving office: John Adams, Mart...

Government Spent Millions On Former Presidents

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Being the leader of the free world is an expensive proposition. And the costs don't stop once you leave the White House. The gover...

Jason Linkins

Daily Caller: Bill Clinton Is Probably Just Watching Taxpayer-Funded Softcore All Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Being the president of the United States of America is a pretty sweet gig. Heck, just running for president can be pretty lucrative. You don't see Ala...

Barack Obama as Seven Presidents

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Hobratsch

Despite these similarities to the past, Obama's elections have had one facet that is uniquely his own; he has inspired minorities more than any previous president.

Who Are the Most Moderate Presidents in U.S. History?

Quora | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jonathan Cassie, Educator, http://joncassie.com/ James Monroe, Chester Arthur, and Dwight Eisenhowe...

Gerald Ford Graffiti Pops Up In Michigan Hometown

AP | Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Former President Gerald Ford is remembered in his hometown of Grand Rapids by a museum and a stretch of interstate. Now, a graf...

The Politics of Dinners With Exes

Philip N. Howard | Posted 02.28.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

Ex-President George W. Bush, Peru's ex-President Alejandro Toledo, and Bolivia's ex-President Jorge Quiroga are all important public figures who are dealing with managing their status as former heads of state.

What I Learned About Eating And Living From Abraham Lincoln

Geneen Roth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Geneen Roth

At 6'4" and very thin, Lincoln was definitely not a compulsive eater, I've gleaned endless pearls from his life about how to handle the desire to eat compulsively -- and what really matters.

Presidential Facial Hair: The Good, The Bad And The Grizzly (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The President of the United States has to put his best face forward...and sometimes it's covered in hair. President Obama claims he can't grow a beard...

Be an Ex-President Without Being President First!

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

There's the Star Trek solution of changing the time-space continuum, but I'm hesitant to recommend that because of the damage it might do to the Obamas' new White House vegetable garden.

Clinton, Bush Speaking Together In Canada

The Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, who led their opposing parties in the White House for the past 16 years, will appear tog...

Formerly Famous: Bush Makes His Pitch

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

The American people are starting to feel confident about the economy, and confident that the country is going in the right direction again.

Finally, The 12 Toughest Decisions by George W. Bush

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tina Dupuy

Former President George W. Bush announced he will be writing a book about the 12 toughest decisions he made in office. Here's a cheat before the book is written.

Michelle Obama and the Covert Influence of First Ladies

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.

This President's Day, Remember that George Washington Raised Hemp & Probably Smoked it

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

It is time to end Hemp/Marijuana Prohibition. With Bush gone and a new generation taking charge, we may finally have a chance to do it.

After the White House: A Retirement Plan for President Bush

Dr. Stephen Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Stephen Forman

As President Bush leaves the White House and returns to Texas, we can only hope for him what we want for ourselves; to learn from our mistakes and to do good in the world with the time.

Behind Closed Doors: When Presidents Gather

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Mr. Clinton noted that pizza was no longer on the private-dining-room menu. Mr. Bush assured Mr. Clinton that if he wanted pizza, he could have pizza

The Kids Of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: A Retrospective (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Malia and Sasha Obama are about to take over as the reigning kids of the White House in January, when their dad, Barack Obama, is sworn in as the 44th...