A hand-annotated personal version of the U.S. Constitution owned by George Washington is returning to Mount Vernon, after a record auction in New York City. A bidder spent $10 million on the folio, which had Washington’s personal notes on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. After the auction, it turned out that bidder was […]
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The release of the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter had us fact-checking about any real-life connections between U.S. presidents and the undead. We dug one up, involving Lincoln’s hand-picked successor – and an alleged presidential vampire pardon.
Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.
President Barack Obama’s decision to invoke executive privilege in the Operation Fast and Furious case sparked outrage among GOP members on Wednesday and support from Democrats.
Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.