The release of the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter had us fact-checking about any real-life connections between U.S. presidents and the undead. We dug one up, involving Lincoln’s hand-picked successor – and an alleged presidential vampire pardon.
Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.
Shawn Poole, a contributing writer for Backstreets, says fans should honor the late Clarence Clemons by understanding the roots of racism.
Lyle Denniston explains what Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on television obscenity means, and why the court didn’t settle the First Amendment debate involving broadcasters, live profanity and brief images of nudity.
The Supreme Court, as expected, didn’t rule on health care on Thursday, but it did rule on an important case involving nudity and cursing that included the F-word, Cher and George Carlin in its decision.
Lost in the commotion about the Supreme Court’s upcoming health care ruling is another hot-button issue: immigration.
Editor’s Note: At the Table is an international exchange program that connects high school students in Philadelphia and Riga.
President Barack Obama’s decision to invoke executive privilege in the Operation Fast and Furious case sparked outrage among GOP members on Wednesday and support from Democrats.
Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio won’t make a scheduled appearance at an event tonight in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center. In a statement, radio station Talk Radio 1210, which was hosting the event, said Rubio was called back to Washington to take part in votes on the Senate floor. Here is the full text […]
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is apparently out of the running to be Mitt Romney’s running mate, while Florida Senator Marco Rubio is very much in the mix.