Articles in Category: 'Andrew Jackson'

By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 4, 2013 3:55 AM
As America grew in the 1800s from a republic of a few millions, whose frontier stopped at the Mississippi, into a world power, there were constant collisions with the world's greatest empire.
 
Full Story
By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 18, 2013 3:55 AM

"More tears are shed over answered prayers," the 16th century nun St. Teresa of Avila is supposed to have said, "than over unanswered ones."

 
Full Story
By: George Will | Posted: November 8, 2012 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- America's 57th presidential election revealed that a second important national institution is on an unsustainable trajectory.

 
Full Story
By: George Will | Posted: August 29, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Now begins the final phase of this cognitive dissonance campaign. America's 57th presidential election is the first devoted to calling the nation's bluff.
 
Full Story
By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 29, 2012 3:55 AM
In 1948, Arthur Schlesinger Sr. wrote for Life magazine a controversial article on a subject that has been the cause of spirited and acrimonious debate ever since.
 
Full Story
By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 25, 2012 3:55 AM
As Barack Obama's lead over Mitt Romney in the polls narrows, and his presumed fundraising advantage seems about to become a disadvantage, it's alibi time for some of his backers.
 
Full Story
By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Just as the political air is filled with talk of the inevitability of Barack Obama's re-election -- we are told that the kids at his Chicago headquarters are brimming with confidence -- in come some poll numbers showing him behind.
 
Full Story
By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 19, 2012 3:55 AM
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The crowd at the Fox News/Wall Street Journal debate in Myrtle Beach was feisty, with whoops and cheers for Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Rick Perry, though not so much for Ron Paul.
 
Full Story
By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 10, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Political pundits of a certain stripe have been lamenting the disappearance of Republican moderates for years. It's time now to lament the disappearance of moderate Democrats.

 
Full Story
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 5, 2011 3:55 AM

On March 4, 1829, the newly inaugurated President Andrew Jackson held an open house event at the White House -- leading to a mob of around 20,000 celebrating his election and running “Old Hickory” out of his new home. While open house events at the White House ended during Grover Cleveland’s first term, newly inaugurated Florida governors continue to hold open houses in the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee.

 
Full Story