African Americans may have gotten the vote a century earlier, and Western cities might have looked a lot different, historians say.
With congressional budget talks often come whispers of a "government shutdown." What actually happens during one, and why do they occur? Does everything close? Trace runs down which things actually do shut down and which never really close.
Taxes, divorce law and seizing property are no-nos.
White House security tightens after a breach. Let's take a look at some notable security moments in the history of the president's home office.
An alternate history of Vietnam, the civil rights movement and the president's affairs are explored.
Here are memorable fumbles and gaffes -- some small, some not so -- that disqualify a candidate in the public's eye.
After leaving the White House, a former president can do almost anything or entirely nothing. Past presidents have tried both.
Every inauguration brings with it its own take on traditions depending on the officeholder or the circumstances of the swearing in.
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