'Team of Rivals': Lincoln's Political Prowess
In her latest book, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores how Lincoln's extraordinary political acumen helped ... On May 18, 1860, the day when the Republican Party would nominate its candidate for president, Abraham Lincoln was up early.
Bundy to speak at St. George political summit
The party ... "Abraham Lincoln said, 'Let the Constitution be the political religion of the nation,'" he said. "We have a strong opinion that with God, all things are possible. … We believe our heritage is Judeo-Christian, but tyranny can be in religion ...
The party of Lincoln is not the party of Lincoln
In 1960, President Eisenhower, like Teddy Roosevelt before him, still was able to make the claim that he was the leader of “the party of Abraham Lincoln ... the weird reversal of America’s two political parties. The Radical Republicans brought ...
When the Republicans Really Were the Party of Lincoln
In a deeper sense, too, it is immoral and unjust. As to those matters within reach of political action and leadership ... education and employment. The Republican Party — the party of Abraham Lincoln — from its very beginning has striven to make ...
Obama: Abraham Lincoln would have no place in today's GOP
Washington — President Obama thinks that Abraham ... s Republican Party. That’s what Obama said today at a Los Angeles campaign event, anyway. Obama did not really offer particulars here. Presumably he would argue that Lincoln is too moderate by ...