What do Benjamin Wade, Willie P. Mangum and John Nance Garner all have in common? If not for a last-second decision, or a twist of fate, they might have become Acting President of the United States, in an era before the 25th Amendment existed.
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The 44th anniversary of the Watergate break-in is this year, but its two biggest mysteries remain unsolved, despite multiple theories from people close to the story.
In recent days, there’s been a big demand for small printed “pocket constitutions” as part of an ongoing debate in the presidential race. We decided to look into the history of pocket constitutions and their symbolic and practical meaning.
On the evening of August 2, 1923, President Warren Harding died in a San Francisco hotel room. Since then, the details of the president’s death remained murky for decades amidst rumors of scandal or even worse.
Hillary Clinton’s nomination as a major-party presidential candidate is indeed historic. But that doesn’t mean women haven’t played important roles in politics and political campaigns since the Founding era.