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The United States presidential election of 1848 was the 16th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1848. It was won by Zachary Taylor of the Whig Party, who ran against Lewis Cass of the Democratic Party and former President Martin Van Buren of the newly formed Free Soil Party. Incumbent President James K. Polk, having achieved all of his major objectives in one term and suffering from declining health, kept his promise not to seek re-election.
Council on Foreign Relations - 03 Dec 2018 Ten Anniversaries to Note in 2019
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The Economist - 22 Nov 2018 Mexican-American friendship in the age of AMLO and Trump
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National Review - 23 Nov 2018 History Doesn’t Favor Republicans Recovering the House under Trump
There are a lot of reasons to think that the Democrats' new House majority will prove as unstable over the medium-to-long term as their last one, which they built ...
DVIDS - 05 Dec 2018 NY National Guard marks birthday of 8th President, Martin Van Buren, as nation mourns loss of 41st, George H.W. Bush
KINDERHOOK, N.Y. —As the United States mourned the death of President George H.W. Bush, the 41st president on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018; the New York ...
Observer-Reporter - 24 Nov 2018 OP-ED: 'Year of the Woman' has deep roots
Many political pundits have labeled 2018 the year of the woman. After all, the recent midterm elections saw women demand a larger role in the political process ...
The Nation Newspaper - 30 Nov 2018 2019: INEC raises alarm, says parties nominate underage for presidential election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused some political parties of submitting underage for the presidential election.
The State Press - 29 Nov 2018 Charles Dominguez: How I came to embrace my roots in a trans-border state
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The Intercept - 28 Nov 2018 Killing Asylum: How Decades of U.S. Policy Ravaged Central America
Honduran professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda, journalists Ryan Devereaux and Melissa del Bosque, and director Alex Winter are this week's guests.
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National Review - 13 Nov 2018 The Present American Revolution
The revolution of 1776 sought to turn a colony of Great Britain into a new independent republic based on constitutionally protected freedom. It succeeded with ...
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Boulder Weekly - 29 Nov 2018 This is our land
This story, you don't tell it in the summertime. According to Navajo tradition, some tales are meant to be shared on the warm nights that bleed gently into Utah's ...
The Eagle Online - 02 Dec 2018 Lagos, Kano, others to get indefinite electricity if I emerge president – Ezekwesili
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New Statesman - 28 Nov 2018 The complex roots of populism
Populism succeeds by separating us into “the people” and “the corrupt elite” – but its causes are deeper and more complicated than we realise.
New Eastern Europe - 22 Nov 2018 Ukraine's unity and the Euromaidan's legacy
The Euromaidan protests over the Association Agreement were for some an epitome of two Ukraines: one focusing on the west and one on the east. November ...
Texas Monthly - 02 Jul 2018 All You Need to Know About Mexico’s New President
Mexico elected a left-leaning populist in a landslide on Sunday. Here's what you need to know about the man called AMLO.
History News Network (HNN) - 24 Nov 2018 Review of Michael Beschloss's “Presidents of War”
Michael Beschloss has written a highly readable, but deeply flawed account of our nation's war-making presidents. The book follows the traditional, Euro-centric ...
The Eagle Online - 24 Nov 2018 2019: CSOs urge US to assist Nigeria deliver credible, peaceful elections
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the group made the call during a peaceful rally to the US Embassy on Friday in Abuja. By The Eagle Online On Nov 23, ...
Washington Post - 20 Feb 2018 The 10 worst presidents: Besides Trump, whom do scholars scorn the most?
The presidents who led us into economic disaster and a Civil War get the thumbs down in a new survey of 170 presidential scholars.
The Hill - 05 Jul 2018 The Know-Nothing president and the demise of a major political party | TheHill
Donald Trump is certainly not the first president from New York to significantly alter the policy commitments of a major political party and change the course of ...
The Nation Newspaper - 01 Dec 2018 2019: INEC raises alarm
The Independent National Electoral Commission has warned that it will not tolerate any breach of the electoral laws and programme. The warning came on the ...
TIME - 03 Nov 2016 These 3 Presidential Elections Were Decided by Just a Few Hundred Voters
Since 1824, there have been four presidential elections in which just a few hundred voters could have swung the race in the other direction.
UK - 16 Jul 2018 Can democracy vote itself out of existence? - The Conversation
Look at the state of the world's democratic nations, and it is easy to see why so many are concerned for the future of democracy. Leaders such as Recep Tayyip ...
The Nation. - 22 Oct 2018 How Furious Women Shaped Our History: A Q&A With Rebecca Traister
The author and New York magazine writer on anger as a catalyst for change.
Houston Chronicle - 30 May 2018 Texas’ winner-take-all elections mean unfair results [Opinion]
President Trump said something recently in an interview that most Americans should be able to agree on: We should change the way we elect the president.
The New Republic - 02 Feb 2018 Why America Is Stuck With Only Two Parties
Earlier this week, the Republican political strategist Juleanna Glover wrote on The New York Times op-ed page that disaffected Republicans are wondering “at ...
National Geographic - 07 Nov 2016 Four of History’s Worst Political Predictions
How people got it wrong on Churchill, Roosevelt, and more.
INSIDER - 06 Nov 2018 The evolution of American voting rights in 242 years shows how far we've come — and how far we still have to go
While the founding fathers saw voting as a fundamental component of democracy, they only granted the right to vote to white, male property owners.
Business Insider - 27 Mar 2017 Why the French presidential election is both so scary and so important
The French are experiencing their most bizarre presidential campaign since 1848 and the fate of Europe hangs in the balance.
Anderson Valley - 07 Jan 2018 Mendocino County Today: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
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Texas Monthly - 19 Oct 2018 Election 2018: This Year’s Races to Watch
Early voting in Texas for this year's midterms begins Monday; these are some of the races in Texas generating the most buzz.
The Eagle Online - 14 Nov 2018 Secondus to ECOWAS: INEC designing special card reader, result sheets for APC
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus has warned the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, ...
Texas Monthly - 27 Aug 2018 Will Beto O’Rourke Become President?
It actually might help if he loses the Senate race against Ted Cruz.
TIME - 09 Nov 2016 This Map Shows How America Voted in Every Election Since 1824
Electoral maps dating back decades reveal a lot about political change in the U.S. as the country grew and dominant parties emerged.
National Review Online - 14 Apr 2016 A Presidential-Election Runoff Would Be Legal for States to Adopt
Republican states should alter their presidential-election rules to call for a runoff. It's perfectly legal.
Modern Diplomacy - 01 Dec 2018 France's unrestful days with Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron is going through hard times. On the one hand, Macron's popularity with the French citizens has drastically fallen during ...
New York Times - 06 Nov 2018 Connecticut Election Results
See full results and maps from the Connecticut midterm elections.
Door County Pulse - 28 Oct 2016 Door County Historically Votes Republican in Presidential Elections
Editor Jim Lundstrom compiled a list of how Door County and Wisconsin voted in the 42 presidential elections since Wisconsin became a state in May 1848.
Deseret News - 05 Nov 2012 10 of the closest presidential elections in United States history
Get breaking world news and photos from America, United States, national, Iraq, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia from the online home of the ...
US - 22 Mar 2018 Red state, blue state: How colors took sides in politics - The Conversation
When Americans hear some pundits projecting a “blue wave” in the 2018 midterm elections, they understand that this is a prediction of a big Democratic victory.
POLITICO Magazine - 02 Jun 2016 How an Outsider President Killed a Political Party: Zachary Taylor & the Whig Party
It was summer, and a major U.S. political party had just chosen an inexperienced, unqualified, loutish, wealthy outsider with ambiguous party loyalties to be its ...
Martha's Vineyard News - 25 Oct 2018 As Election Day Approaches, Early Voting Is Popular - The Vineyard Gazette
Early voting is underway on Martha's Vineyard and hundreds of Islanders have already cast ballots with less than two weeks to go until the Nov. 6 election.
U.S. News & World Report - 15 Mar 2017 Russian Interventions in Other Elections: A Brief History
News about Russia influencing the U.S. presidential election was a shock for some, but there are centuries of precedent.
Martha's Vineyard News - 06 Nov 2018 Caught Up in Electoral Mood, Vineyard Voters Turn Out in Large Numbers - The Vineyard Gazette
Vineyard voters turned out in large numbers to cast ballots Tuesday, forming lines all day at the polls in most towns. Polls closed at 8 p.m..
Washingtonian - 04 Nov 2018 Could Hackers Give Us Another Bush v. Gore?
The data we see on election night is an illusion—and that has some cybersecurity experts worried.
BBC History Magazine - 03 Nov 2016 A brief history of election “rigging” in the United States
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Utica Observer Dispatch - 10 Jun 2018 OUR VIEW: Getting out youth vote will determine the future
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Council on Foreign Relations - 01 Feb 2017 How Powerful Is France's President?
The winner of the presidential election this spring will heavily influence how France approaches foreign and domestic issues, including its future with the ...
Jacobin magazine - 19 Oct 2018 Donald Trump, Lumpen Capitalist
The most important thing about Donald Trump isn't his psychological condition — it's that he's a capitalist. And a particular kind of capitalist at that: a lumpen ...
Texas Monthly - 06 Sep 2018 Beto O’Rourke Is the National Democrat of Texas, But Will That Help Him Win?
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The Hill - 23 Oct 2018 The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Trump seizes on migrant caravan ahead of midterms | TheHill
Welcome to The Hill's Morning Report and it's Tuesday! Our daily email gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus ...
The Economist - 02 May 2017 Emmanuel Macron would be the youngest president in French history
WHEN the French people vote in the second round of the presidential election on May 7th, polls suggest that they will choose Emmanuel Macron over Marine Le ...
Chicago Tribune - 13 Sep 2018 'These Truths' by Jill Lepore is a gutsy and lyrical look at our nation's history
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The Nation. - 28 Sep 2016 What Would Alexis de Tocqueville Have Made of the 2016 US Presidential Election?
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The National Interest Online - 22 Aug 2018 No, Donald Trump Is Not Millard Fillmore or James Buchanan
Trumps is successfully and actively pursuing his own agenda, unlike those two previous U.S. Presidents.
The Nation. - 31 Jan 2018 Latinos Are the Key to Taking Back the Senate in 2018
A smart infusion of time and money could flip Arizona, Nevada, and Texas.
lakepowelllife - 08 Nov 2018 A Little More Election Hoopla | News for Page Lake Powell Arizona
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Government Technology - 09 Sep 2018 Is More Tech Regulation Coming?
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The Guardian - 18 Oct 2016 From the archive: US presidential elections - in pictures
Original artwork and photographs from the GNM Archive illustrating Guardian and Observer coverage of US presidential elections over the past 55 years.
American Enterprise Institute - 29 Oct 2018 A brief history of the exit poll - AEI
View related *content*: Politics and Public Opinion, Polls. The first national exit poll of voters leaving the polls was conducted in 1972 by the late Warren Mitofsky ...
Newsweek - 05 Aug 2016 Female US Presidential Contenders Before Hillary Clinton in 2016
No American woman has yet obtained the highest office in the land, but many certainly have tried. Hillary Clinton has become the first woman in U.S. history to ...
Politico - 09 Dec 2017 Is this the beginning of the end of the exit poll?
After another perceived, high-profile miss in last year's presidential election, the Election Day exit poll is on life support. The Associated Press confirmed Friday it ...
The New Yorker - 10 Sep 2018 Is Education a Fundamental Right?
Jill Lepore on the history of an obscure Supreme Court ruling that sheds light on the ongoing debate over schooling and immigration.
USA TODAY - 08 Nov 2016 Where Trump ranks among least experienced presidents
Americans did make history on Election Day: Donald Trump is the first person elected president with zero government or military experience.
USA TODAY - 16 Feb 2018 Presidential homes: Famous residences of the commanders-in-chief
Considering a stay in the White House can only last so long, presidential residences often say more about the president than their official libraries or museums ...
Florida Politics - 28 Aug 2018 Sunburn for 8.28.18 — Happy Election Day!
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The Conversation US - 24 Nov 2016 100 years of the 'gender gap' in American politics
Clinton won women by 12 points and lost men by 12 -- creating a 24-point 'gender gap.' While that's the largest gender gap in history, the record shows that ...
Texas Monthly - 05 Nov 2018 Border Patrol Postpones Plans To Conduct ‘Crowd Control’ Exercise on Election Day
The decision to postpone the exercise in El Paso, the home of U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, comes amid widespread criticism by members of Congress ...
Corpus Christi Caller-Times - 25 Oct 2016 Zachary Taylor won county’s first presidential election
Zachary Taylor won in county's first presidential electionThe first time Nueces County voted in a presidential election was in 1848, two years after Texas joined ...
INSIDER - 06 Sep 2018 Love stories from 11 US presidents and their first ladies
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Texas Monthly - 31 Oct 2018 Birthright Citizenship Is Not a New Fight in Texas
The Texas Legislature refused to consider ending birthright citizenship in 2009. Now President Trump wants to do it by fiat.
MinnPost.com - 16 Oct 2012 10 reasons why the Electoral College is a problem
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WDET - 19 Feb 2016 How Many Presidential Candidates Have Been From Michigan?
Heading toward Michigan's March 8 primary, we wondered how many U.S. presidents or presidential candidates have had Michigan connections. As part of the ...
StateScoop - 24 Jul 2018 States and counties are not 'sitting back' on election cybersecurity, officials tell Congress
Four state, local and federal officials briefed members of Congress Tuesday on the need to increase cybersecurity around voting infrastructure, a task that grows ...
Quartz - 24 Jan 2018 Trump's voter fraud commission tried to flag all Hispanic Texans
Despite winning the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump last year launched an investigation into what he claims was “massive voting fraud.” Some of it, in ...
Al Jazeera English - 10 Nov 2016 What a Donald Trump victory means for women
53 percent of white women cast their ballot for Trump - a disturbing realisation to many in women's rights movement.
The New York Times - 19 Jul 2018 Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Airbnb: Your Thursday Briefing
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: A clear message, muddied. • President Trump's shifting ...
Aljazeera.com - 03 Nov 2016 Who got the right to vote when?
White property owners Most women Men without property Most African Americans. 1776. Only people who own land can vote. Declaration of Independence ...
Chicago Tribune - 30 Sep 2016 The deplorable history of U.S. campaign mudslinging
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a vicious campaign, but the insults and mudslinging has been a staple of American presidential races.
New York Sun - 22 Aug 2018 Whatever You Call Trump, Don't Call Him Millard Fillmore
The treatment of the Trump foreign policy in the July-August issue of the National Interest by Dimitri Simes and Dov S. Zakheim was a remarkable contrast ...
PBS NewsHour - 21 Apr 2017 How powerful is France’s president? Here’s why the 2017 election matters
The winner of the French presidential contest in 2017 will take charge of a country at a crossroads on various foreign and domestic policy issues.
Texas Monthly - 05 Oct 2018 Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke Fight It Out With Social Media Ads
O'Rourke has spent more on social media advertising than any politician in America this year—other than President Trump.
Voice of America - 09 Apr 2017 Martin Van Buren: OK
If you have ever said "OK," you have remembered this mostly-forgotten president.
Dallas News - 12 Oct 2016 Trump supporters denounce women's right to vote with #RepealThe19th
Women make up more than half the population of the United States and are powerful voting bloc that both presidential candidates are trying to...
UPI.com - 29 Jul 2018 On This Day: Eisenhower signs law creating NASA
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The New York Times - 30 Jan 2018 Trump’s First State of the Union Address: A Call for Unity That Wasn’t Always Heard That Way
President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, followed by Representative Joseph Kennedy III's response for the Democrats.
FiveThirtyEight - 28 Nov 2016 War Is Peace. Freedom Is Slavery. Trump Won In A Landslide.
Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway — perhaps seeking to push back on the increasing attention to Hillary Clinton's widening lead in the ...
Dallas News - 22 Jun 2018 How did the U.S.-Mexico border come to be where it is today? Curious Texas digs into history
The U.S.-Mexico border has long been a place of trade, an exchange of cultures and contention. Most recently it's garnered national attention after...
Voice of America - 07 May 2017 Zachary Taylor: Brief
A political independent, Taylor died only 16 months into his presidency.
Quartz - 23 Jan 2018 NAFTA negotiations: The consequences of Trump's positions
Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.) Talks to revamp the trade deal start again this week, and ...
C-SPAN - 08 Nov 2018 2018 Midterm Election Results, American Heritage Institute Discussion
The American Enterprise Institute holds a discussion on the 2018 midterm election results.
nwitimes.com - 31 Jul 2018 Indiana's U.S. Senate candidates set to debate Oct. 8 in Northwest Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS — The three candidates vying to represent the Hoosier State in the U.S. Senate will meet Oct. 8 in Northwest Indiana for the first of two ...
Voice of America - 11 Sep 2015 See How US State Voting Patterns Have Shifted Since 1789 – All About America
As the campaign for the 2016 presidential election gained momentum, U.S. businessman Donald Trump threatened to run as an independent.
Texas Monthly - 11 Sep 2018 Some People Think Ted Cruz Is a Jerk. Is It Enough to Make Him Lose?
President Trump's budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Texas Monthly - 07 Nov 2018 Beto O’Rourke Lost the Battle But Won the War
Whatever the future holds, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke erased the idea that Texas is a solid Republican red state. The political dawn on ...
The New York Times - 20 Jan 2018 They Were Bad. He May Be Worse.
The best way to evaluate President Trump's first year in office is to compare him not with the great presidents but with the worst.
The Undefeated - 05 Nov 2018 Honor our ancestors, the giants and little people, and vote Tuesday
I have only one good quality — overwhelming belief in the brains and hearts of our nation, our state, our town.” — Sinclair Lewis, in his novel Main Street It …
Texas Monthly - 26 Feb 2018 In Early Voting, Democrats See Surge While Moderate Republicans Falter
An analysis of the first four days of early voting in the March 6 primaries indicates that the fabled rebellion against the Republican social conservative leadership ...
GoodHousekeeping.com - 16 Feb 2018 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Each President on the United States
From assassination attempts to sitcom cameos, the life of an American president is never boring. Many of them had unique ways of unwinding, like golfing on the ...