The Presidential Portraits That Burned
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How the Alt-Right Is Like Al Qaeda
The far right knows to play backlash politics to draw more recruits. And the left, by coming after Washington and Jefferson, may just be helping them.
Bipartisan Leaders Hint Flynn Broke Law
The heads of the House Oversight Committee say the ex-national security adviser hid payments from Russia and Turkey. Meanwhile, the White House won’t give them documents.
How the Fox News of 1792 Took On Adams
The National Gazette loved slinging mud at elites who sneered at the people’s power—chief among them, then-VP John Adams.
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Congress Demands Flynn Pay From Russia
The House Oversight Committee wants the FBI, DoD, and White House to fork over more information about Trump’s former national security adviser.
The Aaron Burr Playbook Could Beat Trump
The bad boy of American history knew that op eds and marches were fine, but elections were won with handshakes, canvassing, and picking the right candidates.
Fake News and the Founding Fathers
This administration’s attacks are directed at anyone who dares to disagree or try to hold them accountable. Nothing could be further from Washington’s example.
Can a 200-Year-Old Law Bring Down Flynn?
The bizarre story of a Philadelphia doctor and the U.S. war with France that outlawed freelance diplomacy.