With news on Thursday that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic national convention, a quick look at the history of conventions hosted in Philly shows a trend that slightly favors that political party in an upcoming convention.
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It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 206th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
It was 190 years ago this week that a constitutional crisis was averted when the relatively new 12th Amendment to the Constitution settled the last presidential election decided in the House of Representatives.
A big Supreme Court case to be heard this spring is focused on a powerful part of the Constitution, which could be changed or better defined by a spirited family of California raisin growers.
On February 9, 1773, future U.S. president William Henry Harrison was born in Virginia. The enigmatic Harrison is best known for his premature death in office. But the ninth president won his race in 1840 using tactics familiar to most of us today.