For a two-hour period on Tuesday night, one current Cabinet member was missing and in hiding, in case of an unthinkable attack on Washington.
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It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 204th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on Tuesday, and the 16th president has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity with the award-winning movie sharing his name. Can’t get enough Lincoln? Here are a few more-obscure facts about him.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 wasn’t the first time the U.S. had to deal with presidential succession. In fact, there had already been seven times that a vice president assumed the presidency due to the president’s death.
Potential presidential candidate Chris Christie is fighting back after a doctor criticized his body weight. But could he learn a few lessons in tact from William Howard Taft, the largest president in history?