G. Gordon Liddy, a cloak-and-dagger lawyer who masterminded dirty tricks for the White House and concocted the bungled burglary that led to the Watergate scandal…View More G. Gordon Liddy, Mastermind Behind Watergate Burglary, Dies at 90
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George Shultz, a long-serving secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan, died on Saturday at age 100. A man of many achievements — he also…View More George Shultz: Last of the Postwar Statesmen
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The drafters of the Electoral Count Act consciously insisted on this weakened role for the vice president. They guarded against any pretense he might have…View More Will Pence Do the Right Thing?
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