Capitol Crimes: Congressional Violence in Civil War Run-Up
Political polarization turned bloody as Northerners and Southerners fought over slavery.
SCOTUS 101: WHY You Have the Right to Remain Silent
So familiar is the mantra that TV viewers can chant along with any actor playing a cop taking a suspect into custody: You have the right to remain silent."
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‘Demand a Recount!’—William F. Buckley’s Quixotic 1965 Run for NYC Mayor
Puckish conservative came up short on votes but won the long game.
American History Magazine
The Hardest Call: What Happens When The President Can’t Govern?
The contentious moments that led to the creation (and expansion) of the 25th Amendment—rules for the presidential line of succession