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Trump’s press attacks stirs memories

Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering...

Nixon and Trump: Two of a kind

His private campaign headquarters was an elegant suite on New York’s Fifth Avenue. Elected with 43.4 percent of the vote, he claimed the mandate...

Documents detail Nixon’s dirty tricks

There's little doubt Richard Nixon was up to dirty tricks before his presidency ever began. Documents released by the National Archives' Nixon Presidential Library on...

Deletion of records always an option

In the never-ending quest to preserve the government's history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction. Before delete keys on computers, there were...

Senior White House aides knew about IRS targeting

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the...

Arizona lawmakers back gold, silver as currency

Arizona lawmakers say the global economy is on the precipice of financial ruin and the U.S. dollar could soon be worth less than the...

Documents reveal ties between Clinton, Nixon

In the final months of his life, Richard Nixon quietly advised President Bill Clinton on navigating the post-Cold War world, even offering to serve...

George McGovern: A liberal who never wavered

  George McGovern was an unwavering, often unrequited advocate for liberal Democratic causes. He pursued those goals in plainspoken, usually understated, Midwestern style. He was...

Does racism drive anger over Obama?

Is it because he's black? The question of whether race fuels opposition to President Barack Obama has become one of the most divisive topics of...

Is liberarianism back in style or is it more aboout freedom...

Something's going on in America this election year: a renaissance of an ideal as old as the nation itself — that live-and-let-live, get-out-of-my-business, individualism vs. paternalism dogma that is the hallmark of libertarianism.