Obama Blows Off Deals With GOP, Creating Era of Bad Feelings
Like Reagan, Clinton and Bush, Barack Obama has at times acknowledged ... Only once before has America had a third consecutive re-elected president -- James Monroe. His presidency became known as the Era of Good Feelings. Historians will need another ...
Why Watergate Lives On 40 Years After Nixon Resignation
A new book by John Dean, White House counsel during the Watergate trauma ... remains one of a handful of searing experiences that shaped modern public life in America. Watergate in particular forced changes in the country's political course that live ...
Who was the least successful foreign policy president?
In less than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney will square off in the first of a series of presidential debates that will include foreign policy ... America is at a crossroads. The urgency of the post-9/11 era has ...
Hillary Clinton 2016: How many secretaries of State became presidents? (+video)
OK, back to the banter: Kissinger, secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford, seemed to be having a good ... Office during his time in government but was stymied by the pesky constitutional requirement that presidents be natural-born US citizens.
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
Our people have lost a father," South African President Jacob Zuma said. "What made Nelson Mandela great was precisely what ... courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth," Obama said.