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Reluctant Activist Gloria Steinem Returns to Her Roots: Mr. President Appoint Her!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.05.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

As I watch the new PBS series, "Makers: The Women Who Make America," which kicked off Feb. 26th, I am reminded of my encounter with one of those makers, Gloria Steinem, in the election battleground state of Ohio last fall.

Robert Bork Leaves Legacy for Right and Left

Hans Johnson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Hans Johnson

The death of influential former judge Robert Bork marks the conclusion of a career in conservative advocacy, on and off the bench, and the closing of an era in American politics.

PHOTOS: Inside A President's Mountain Lair

Joshua Berman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Joshua Berman

When Beaver Creek Resort opened in 1980, developers gave first pick of the ski-in/ski-out home lots to Gerald Ford, 38th president of the United States.

A Would-be Teenage Spy at the 1976 Republican Convention

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

"Why?" I asked. "Well," he said, "our group would be forever grateful if you could fill us in on the details of what they discuss." Flustered, I replied, "You mean you want me to spy for you?" "Well, in a word", he broke into a smile, "Yes."

Bob Dole: Still a Man to be Reckoned With

Al Eisele | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

While he declined to offer an assessment of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, or compare his performance to his own as minority leader from 1987-95, Dole criticized the "use and overuse" of the filibuster.

Educating for Democracy: What's Your IQ (Ignorance Quotient) America?

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

I believe that we as a nation must seriously examine what is causing this "IQ Ignorance Quotient" which makes us the laughing stock of many other countries and will eventually lead to our decline as a significant nation.

Sara Jane Moore Tried To Assassinate President Ford, Discusses Attempt And Spending 32 Years In Jail (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To look at this 80-year-old grandmotherly woman, it is difficult to imagine that she spent 32 years in prison for attempting to assassinate President ...

First 100 Days Retrospective: Ford, Carter, Reagan

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What is striking is how often the media gets it wrong when measuring up new presidents. Journalists should approach judging a president's first 100 days with some humility.