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Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition in American Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It takes a certain personality type to be ready, willing, and able to repeatedly tell voters of his/her stellar attributes. As these cases reveal, politicians sometimes go a step too far and exaggerate what they have accomplished, sometimes losing all credibility.

Presidents Day?

Adam Dubowsky | Posted 04.19.2014 | Comedy
Adam Dubowsky

It's Presidents Day! The day we celebrate our founding fathers the way they would've wanted -- by giving 10 percent off all appliances $397 or more at...

Not the Best President, Not the Worst President

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Generally, the following former presidents seem to have found a solid, comfortable place in a cellar that hosts the "worst U.S. presidents": James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Franklin Pierce, Millard Fillmore, John Tyler, Warren G. Harding, William Harrison, and Ulysses S. Grant.

A Short Biography About America's Shortest Presidency

AP | By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

-- "William Henry Harrison" (Times Books), by Gail Collins: At some point every schoolchild learns that William Henry Harrison was America's briefest...

America's Poorest Presidents (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

US Presidents are, by nature, risk takers. You have to be to "lead the nation into war, annex millions of square miles of territory, or drop the atom...

Presidential Narratives

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Pundits have attacked Obama for losing track of his "presidential narrative,", but no one attacked Franklin Pierce for veering from his sodoku theme. The times have changed, haven't they?

The First One Hundred Days: There Are Milestones, and...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Cable news -- the really early years: "Welcome back, and good morning from Washington, where we're going to spend the next hour much like we've spe...

Records Show Bush Not Worst President

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Young

In the first positive news for President Bush, Fox contributor and architect of the Bush legacy, Karl Rove revealed a worse president than George W. Bush.

Tippecanoe and Palin Too

David Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Goldstein

Of the 38 men to have been elected President since 1789, eight have failed to complete their final term--more than one out of five.