Scott Olson/Getty Images Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime Adlai Stevenson II Adlai Stevenson was known as an intellectual politician, a fine raconteur whose eloquent speeches
Despite the media flurry over a couple of awkward remarks she made, most people will understand her situation pretty quickly she wasn't born rich but has become very rich and are unlikely to hold it against her. Mitt Romney did not lose the last
House Speaker Michael Madigan's proposal to form an independent state agency to run the popular Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is scheduled for a committee hearing Monday in Springfield. The powerful Chicago Democrat made the
Aitken, Judith Burrus W hen Judith Burrus Aitken died Feb. 28, she left behind a legacy of community and political activism that changed lives in Durango and the world at large...Aitken moved to Durango in 1980, when her husband, Bob, took a job with
Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University...In the midst of World War I, Republicans rebounded in the midterm elections. President Woodrow Wilson had a number of major achievements under his belt.
Mullins repeated them in robocalls to voters' homes as well as in TV ads. Mullins was hoping the 11th-hour barrage against Holder-Winfield would help him overcome the district's heavy Democratic registration advantage. Mullins found a creative way to
the notion that changing one's thoughts can change one's life really is One Simple Idea, and his engaging history of positive thinking in America, to be published next Tuesday is, in fact, a tour de force recap of what is a bedrock philosophy, also