As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at Franklin Pierce – who was regarded as an ethical hard worker, but struggled as a national leader when he openly advocated for pro-slavery states as a Northerner.
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The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t act on seven petitions under consideration about same-sex marriage issues on Thursday morning, but it did accept several other significant cases for its next term.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at Zachary Taylor – who unexpectedly opposed the expansion of slavery but died after eating a bowl of cherries.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at John Tyler – who boldly set the precedent for presidential succession, and was promptly kicked out of his own political party.
With Eric Holder’s decision to resign as Attorney General, the Obama administration faces the task of getting a new Justice Department chief approved in what could be a closely divided Senate.