The startling similarities between Joe Biden and Lyndon Johnson
January 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of former Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The Most Narcissistic Presidents in Modern U.S. History Ranked
The ranking is featured in a study examining the links between presidential narcissism and the length of U.S. wars.
Ketanji Brown Jackson, Child Porn and the Ghost of Abe Fortas
The attack on Fortas for his rulings on pornography ultimately led to the Court's rightward shift. Will history repeat itself with Biden's nominee?
Can Joe Biden Save His Presidency?
With his domestic agenda at risk of failure and the prospect rising of a Democratic drubbing in the midterms, Biden needs to act swiftly to rescue his term.
How Lyndon Johnson Failed to Make a 'Great Society'
The State clearly knew best what "these" people really needed for them to have some minimum form of a "decent life."
LBJ's Private vs. Public Reaction to MLK's Murder
"I rarely have felt that sense of powerlessness more acutely than the day Martin Luther King, Jr., was killed."
Exploring Billy Graham's Friendships with US Presidents
A 2007 biography of Billy Graham explores his love for people and leadership.
Woody Harrelson Takes on LBJ's Complicated legacy
Woody Harrelson and Rob Reiner hated Lyndon B. Johnson.... Until they made a movie about him.
What Harper Lee Wrote of Obama's Inauguration and More
A trove of 38 letters the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" wrote to a friend is up for auction.
Why Trump's Immigrant Ban Is Unlawful: Chapter & Verse
It is illegal to discriminate against immigrants based on their national origin.
Can We Win the War on Poverty?
Changing the definition of poverty ensures that we'll never fully "win" the war, a retired entrepreneur writes.
How Gerrymandering Southern Black Districts Backfired
Blacks make up a third of South Carolina's voters. But Blacks have never had more than one House member out of seven.
Donald Trump is Not the Second Coming of Goldwater
Lyndon Johnson managed to portray Goldwater, one of the best-liked members of the Senate, as a madman who would take America into a nuclear war.
The Wild, Weird History of the State of the Union
The State of the Union was, for much of U.S. History, a memo to Congress. Now it's a giant spectacle.
Fifty Years Later, the Immigration Bill That Changed America
The 1965 immigration reform act, now 50 years old, wasn't supposed to encourage Mexican immigration. Oops!
CIA Plans Huge Release of Top-Secret Reports From the 1960s
The presidential briefings will cover what the spy agency told JFK and LBJ about foreign crises and leaders.
Fifty Years On, LBJ's Voting Rights Act Is Under Attack
State laws have the potential to reduce eligible voters' ability to cast ballots.
Happy 50th Birthday to the Voting Rights Act
The law, signed by then-President Lyndon B. Johnson, banned discrimination in voting.
Lyndon Johnson's Words for the Ages
Why the president's 'We Shall Overcome' speech stands as an important point in U.S. and world history.