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CREEP and the Impeachment of Nixon

On this day in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee approves the first of three articles of impeachment against Nixon, for obstruction of justice, abuse of…

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FDR – The President the People Didn’t Want to Let Go Of

On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedented third term….

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JFK v Nixon and the Electoral College

On this day in 1960, Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts is nominated for the presidency by the Democratic Party Convention, defeating among others fellow…

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Atlantis STS-71 and Mir- Before Putin and Trump

On this day in 1995, the Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-71, docks with the Russian space station Mir; for the five days the ships were conjoined,…

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Why A Blue Wave Is Coming This Fall

Just as an FYI, Democrats shouldn’t lose any sleep over the results from the special election in the California 25th. Turnout was down and Hillary…

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How Annexing Texas Led into the Civil War

On this day in 1846, Congress declares war on Mexico at the request of newly-minted President James K. Polk. The conflict centered on the independent…

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