Nigeria is important to the United States because it is one of our largest oil suppliers. In fact, in January of this year it was our fourth largest supplier.
Abraham Lincoln revered the Constitution and said that the fact that it nowhere mentioned the words slavery, slave, African, or Negro was a silent but powerful admission that the Founders were ashamed of the existence of slavery
Shortly after he was elected in 2008, Barack Obama expressed dissatisfaction at the way major college football determines a national champion -- in an antiquated, jerry-built process instead of a simple, fair one.
The biggest news of 2010 was the gain of 690 state legislative seats by Republicans and their capture of both state houses in 26 states. Here are some New Year's resolutions for laws they should consider passing in 2011.
For about as long as some of us can remember, there have been proposals around to junk the Electoral College and find some other way to elect a president of the United States.
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