Politics Sep 12

President-elect Woodrow Wilson and President Taft laugh on the White House steps before departing together for Wilson's inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S. in March 1913. Library of Congress/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RC121B4D7850
America’s long, complicated history with tax reform

Republicans in Congress are attempting to overhaul the nation’s tax code, but it’s not an easy task. With the current tax overhaul effort in mind, it’s a good time to look at the United States’ history with taxes, especially income…

Politics Mar 12

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Presidential secrets have shaped U.S. history

If the Constitutional Convention had not been held behind closed doors, it’s unlikely that delegates would have agreed on the Constitution, says author Mary Graham of “Presidents’ Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power.” Graham outlines how presidents have…

Oct 02

All during September of 1919, President Woodrow Wilson became thinner, paler and ever more frail. Unfortunately, the president refused to listen to his body. He had too much important work to do.