While Nancy Reagan may have appeared to be a traditional first lady, she evolved into an integral power player in her husband’s political success. She died Sunday morning at the age of 94.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — No hearing. No vote. Don't even bother knocking on our door. That's the message Senate Republicans delivered to President Barack Obama and his sometime-soon nominee for the Supreme Court to replace Justice Antonin Scalia.
By Mark Sherman and Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Bidding farewell to their longtime colleague, the eight remaining Supreme Court justices joined family members, former law clerks and members of the public Friday in paying their respects to Antonin Scalia in a tradition-laden, solemn day at the…
By Joshua Barajas
Thirty years ago, the nation witnessed one of NASA's most public failures when the space shuttle Challenger broke apart over the Atlantic Ocean 73 seconds into launch. It left President Ronald Reagan with the sizable duty of consoling the nation…
By Associated Press
The Secret Service agent credited with saving President Ronald Reagan's life on the day he was shot outside a Washington hotel has died.
How did Ronald Reagan, a seemingly ordinary man in many ways, become a president who dominated American politics and ideology in the second half of the 20th century? H.W. Brands offers his take on the politician and pragmatist in “Reagan:…
By Colleen Shalby
Thirty-four years ago today, John Hinckley tried to kill President Ronald Reagan.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address: a seat near first lady Michelle Obama.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class.
By Domenico Montanaro
The presidential turkey pardon is not a new tradition -- it’s happened every year for the last quarter century. But there has been confusion about how it all got started.
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