The last Supreme Court nominee of a Democratic president to be rejected was in the 19th century. Two of President Grover Cleveland’s nominees failed to receive Senate confirmation in 1894.
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In a move that invites all manner of bad puns, Amtrak has begun testing the first train to operate solely on bio-diesel fuel. The
Did you know the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) maintains the world’s most widely used online plant educational system in the world? The
Aaron Renn is an opinion-leading urban analyst on a mission to help America’s cities thrive and find sustainable success in the 21st century. His
Opportunity is knocking on St. Louis’ front door. The fiftieth anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch (2015), and plans for a new
On April 30, Florida governor Charlie Crist, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, changed his political affiliation from Republican to Independent. This move is
Perhaps no holiday has more varied interpretations or is more politically volatile than “May Day,” the first day of May. Some may know May
“I’m [corporate CEO’s name here], and I approve this ad.” That’s a line that could become a new campaign-ad mantra, if Congress passes the
Its real name is the Hotel des Milles Collines. Moviegoers know it as the “Hotel Rwanda,” from the 2004 movie of the same name.