On a December day in 1824, a presidential election was sent to the House of Representatives after the country was left without a president elect. Out of the ashes came our current two-party system and the start of modern politics as we know it.
Mitt Romney arrived at the White House a bit early for his lunch with President Barack Obama and he wasn’t seen toting any gifts for the president on his way into the building.
As rival lawmakers struggle to avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff in Washington, research shows that Americans will get a huge cut in their tax-home pay, if Congress can’t reach a deal on tax hikes and spending cuts.
Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” has received overwhelmingly positive reviews, and a look at critical and fan ratings show its on course to be an historical favorite, trailing only one movie.
Do you think the Founding Fathers observed Thanksgiving by eating turkey, dressing and green bean casserole? In reality, there were a few things on the menu we wouldn’t see today, including an extinct bird and some slimy fish.