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Oct 13, 2015 07:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
As Joe Biden debates entering the presidential race, we take a look at why big decisions are so hard to make.
Jun 15, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
We take a look at five (semi-) legitimate historical campaigns, from a Russian secret agent to a self-styled King of the World.
Apr 14, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Eric Niiler
African Americans may have gotten the vote a century earlier, and Western cities might have looked a lot different, historians say.
Dec 9, 2014 09:05 AM ET
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.
Nov 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Taxes, divorce law and seizing property are no-nos.
Oct 23, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
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.
Nov 13, 2013 06:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
An alternate history of Vietnam, the civil rights movement and the president's affairs are explored.
May 8, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Here are memorable fumbles and gaffes -- some small, some not so -- that disqualify a candidate in the public's eye.
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