A birthday and a spate of bad polls highlight the one weakness Biden cannot really address. He was 78 when he took office. He'd be 86 leaving a second term.
The reaction to Roe vs. Wade was immense, but not immediately so. It took months and years for the anti-abortion movement to fully form, to organize and gain political power.
A jury found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in 1982. On Monday, his lawyer said the "momentous event" of Hinckley's full release in June is appropriate and required by the law.
The strange tradition of a president pardoning a turkey before Thanksgiving happened again despite Trump holding few public events since losing — and not accepting — the 2020 election.
Edwin Meese III was part of Ronald Reagan's surge among "movement conservatives" who strove to rebuild the Republican Party after its disastrous defeat in the presidential election of 1964.
"Read my lips" succeeded at countering Bush's image problem. But if it improved his chances of being elected in 1988, it may have ruined his chances of being re-elected in 1992.
President Reagan's pivot away from a reporter's question about possibly pardoning those involved with the 1980s arms-sales scandal is a key moment in the history of the event taking place Tuesday.
The phrase "historic summit," language inherited from the late 20th century, has been used many times in recent decades, including related to President Trump's meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.