Hours after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on Saturday, experts were looking for precedents about his passing and a replacement nominee in a presidential election year. While it is unusual for a sitting Justice to die during such a time, there are past cases where nominations have been handled differently.
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It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 207th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
They’ll be a lot of talk in the new few days about the New Hampshire primary’s importance. But in recent campaigns, Granite State winners haven’t fared that well in November.
This Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary has the potential to offer another dramatic moment in presidential election history. Here’s a look back at five reasons why the nation’s first primary is so closely watched.
Imagine a world with income tax; if you were an American citizen before 1913, with a few exceptions you didn’t have to deal with an April deadline and the IRS. Today, no one really knows how big the tax code is.