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The U.S. Supreme Court will wait until later this week to issue its health care decision. The Arizona immigration case has been decided.
Condoleezza Rice isn’t usually mentioned as a top vice presidential choice for Mitt Romney, but she apparently turned heads at a highly publicized Romney campaign summit in Utah last weekend.
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… [Continue Reading]
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.