Nancy Reagan began consulting Quigley after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband. She wanted to keep him from getting shot again, Nancy Reagan wrote in her 1989 memoir, "My Turn." Entertainer Merv Griffin had told her that Quigley had…
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation, less time away from the White House than his predecessors. Here's a look at how they compare. The totals exclude trips to the Camp…
By PBS NewsHour
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press and Douglass K. Daniel, Associated Press
The family of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, says he has died. Brady was 73.
As President Obama returned to Berlin to speak at Brandenburg Gate, we look back at two famous Berlin speeches by other U.S. presidents, John F. Kennedy in 1963 and Ronald Reagan in 1987.
Ronald Reagan signs the MLK holiday bill into law.
With the re-election of President Barack Obama and the rejection of Tea Party darlings like Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock, it may be time for Republicans to reinvent American conservatism.
Arthur Laffer describes how he dealt with death threats for his tax-changing role.
By Larisa Epatko
From Bo lookalikes planted around the White House, to one of the Fords' puppies snacking on an ornament, view photos of the White House pets through the years at holiday time.
In his new book, "Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain," NewsHour Executive Editor Jim Lehrer looks back at more than 40 years of televised political debates in America. Jeffrey Brown and Lehrer discuss his unique front-row…
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