WASHINGTON — Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans.
Interest in the character and legacy of President Richard Nixon has endured 40 years since his resignation. Judy Woodruff joins Beverly Gage of Yale University, Timothy Naftali of New York University, Patrick Buchanan, author of “The Greatest Comeback” and Luke Nichter, author of “The Nixon Tapes,” to discuss Nixon’s many facets and how his presidency changed American government. Continue reading
President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty 50 years ago this month. Today, Democrats and Republicans still argue over ways to eliminate poverty and spur job growth. Continue reading
President Obama said in a magazine interview with The New Yorker that he didn’t think marijuana is “more dangerous than alcohol.” But his support for marijuana legalization comes with several caveats. Continue reading
Several presidential hopefuls, including New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, have used the Internet to announce their candidacy. A political media expert analyzes the impact that the Internet will have on campaigns for the 2008 presidency. Continue reading