Former vice president Aaron Burr usually isn’t credited as a Founding Father, but there is one instance where Burr directly helped to change the Constitution by forcing the passage of the 12th amendment.
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For now, it looks like the battle lines are drawn for the 2016 presidential election, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the main combatants. But in this most unusual of races, are the traditional Swing States the same?
With Bernie Sanders yet to concede the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, what are the historical precedents for a candidate with the second-most pledged delegates taking a nomination?
World champion boxer Muhammad Ali’s biggest fight was in the arena of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the court’s 1971 decision is a huge part of his legacy.
The City of Brotherly Love hosted three presidential nominating conventions in 1948, as television first affected the national meetings, which were held in sweltering heat amid controversy.