Avery Brundage was the most controversial figure in American Olympic history and its most complex, as he crossed paths with people like Jim Thorpe, Adolf Hitler, Jessie Owens and the proponents of Apartheid.
New numbers from a national study show that current voters aren’t as interested in the current presidential race as in recent years, and they don’t particularly like the candidates as in the past.
The public battle over Chick-fil-A and its stance on same-sex marriage might have a good side effect: It’s raising public awareness of the First Amendment of the Constitution. But in the long run, the company could be in a pickle.
Two Latvian student-participants, Ieva Kince and Toms Dzenis, in our At The Table program discuss their experience doing service with the Vetri Foundation.
Is Rubio or Rice a recipe for success for Mitt Romney? The VP pick might come down to the state of Florida, where both long-shot candidates could greatly help the presumptive GOP nominee.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Voter ID issue possibly affecting the legitimacy of the next president, if opponents of such measures can prove voter suppression existed during the election.
How could the worst national drought in decades have a direct impact on the November general election? It’s as simple as two words: gasoline and corn.
Author Gore Vidal passed away last night at the age of 86. Although he wrote about historical themes, in fact and fiction, Vidal’s real-life connections to historical figures remain intriguing.
The current legal fight in Pennsylvania over its tough Voter ID law could have national implications in the fight between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in November.
Vice President Joe Biden is all but assured to be Barack Obama’s running mate this fall—right? That hasn’t always been the case in the past, when presidential running mates were dumped before a re-election campaign.