Presidents

18 American Presidents Didn’t Have a Vice President For All or Part of Their Terms

We're used to seeing a president and a vice president, but more than a dozen times throughout American history, there ...

Members of the Electoral College Have Voted Their Own Way 158 Times

In the United States, presidents are not elected directly-- instead, each state's votes are tallied and the winner ...

Nixon Had a Speech Prepared In Case the Apollo 11 Astronauts Were Stranded in Space

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, they made history. But one thing that ...

President Roosevelt Used to Ride Around in Al Capone’s Limousine

Hours after Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D ...

During the 1990s, the Clintons Were a Constant Target of Conservative Hoaxes

It's not unusual for politicians to bend the truth when making accusations about opposing candidates' records, but what ...

The 9th US President Died of a Cold… Which he May Have Caught at His Own Inauguration Ceremony

The president who served the shortest period of time after being elected to office was William Henry Harrison. Harrison ...