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.
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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.
Retired Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is stirring the pot in the ongoing ideological battle between President Barack Obama and the Supreme Court after remarks he made Wednesday night.
Why is former President Martin Van Buren trending in Google and getting a lot of play on Twitter? It’s because a young boy dropped Van Buren’s name on a popular talk show.