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Archive for December, 2010
John Tyler was the first vice president to ascend to the presidency following the death of the president. In this case, William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia just a month after his inaugural address, where he spoke outside in the cold at great length without a hat, gloves, or coat. A few years after he [...]
To put it mildly, this week has been amazing for Vice President Biden. This week, the VEEP is celebrating a number of the administration’s lame duck session triumphs — the passage of the Tax Cut bill, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (which has been collecting dust on the White House task list since [...]