Algorithm ranks history's most significant figures

Tech | Jamie Weinstein
Jesus

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How we should remember Lincoln

Opinion | Phillip Magness
Abraham Lincoln

Father Abraham is claimed by progressives and Rich Lowry, and vilified by Jack Hunter. But they all get him wrong.

Rich Lowry: Obama 'is in a long line of Lincoln body snatchers'

US | Jamie Weinstein
Abraham Lincoln

‘I believe Lincoln would be appalled by so much that has been wrought by progressivism’

Seth MacFarlane cracks inevitable Lincoln/John Wilkes Booth joke [VIDEO]

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler

‘I would argue, however, that the actor who really got inside Lincoln’s head was John Wilkes Booth’

Bill Clinton makes surprise appearance at Golden Globe Awards - TheDC

Entertainment | Jeff Poor
Former US President Bill Clinton

42nd president introduces Steven Spielberg’s ‘extraordinary’ film ‘Lincoln’

The Lincolns among us

Opinion | David Landau

Our 16th president, who’s just returned to the big screen, is still a commanding presence among us.

15 ultra-successful people who never graduated from college [SLIDESHOW] - TheDC

Education | Eric Owens

Honest Abe and P Diddy are part of a great American tradition of dropouts done good

The five most overrated presidents

Opinion | Brion McClanahan

Why the presidents who are often ranked among the greatest in American history are really some of the worst.

'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' trailer released [VIDEO] - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler

Honest Abe is an axe-wielding undead killer in new, historically inaccurate film

Lincoln's prescient warning

Opinion | Jim Huffman

‘If destruction be our lot,’ Lincoln said in an 1838 speech, ‘we must ourselves be its author and finisher.’

Gingrich says space exploration is US tradition - AP

Politics | admin
Space

Gingrich said Abraham Lincoln recommended building a transcontinental railroad at a time necessary technology didn’t exist

The significance of Obama's Lincoln quote

Opinion | Logan Albright

It encapsulates the difference between how liberals and conservatives view the world.

Abraham Lincoln: Radical gay vampire hunter

Opinion | Mark Judge

It’s not too early to pan Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln movie.

In the shadow of Abe

Feature:Opinion | Yates Walker

Obama may someday regret comparing himself to the 16th president.

The Shadow over Osawatomie: Obama vs. Lincoln

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison

Barack Obama could learn a thing or two from the 16th president.

Bill O'Reilly's Lincoln' book banned from Ford's Theatre because of 'mistakes' - WaPo

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John Wilkes Booth: While not a mug shot, this portrait of Lincoln's killer was the closest thing to one when, in 1865, an American stage actor assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre. Booth and a small group of co-conspirators planned to kill the President in a bid to help the Confederacy's cause, despite the fact that Robert E. Lee had surrendered four days earlier. Though he initially fled successfully, he was tracked down twelve days later and shot.

Ford’s Theater: ‘Killing Lincoln’ is sloppy with facts, slim on documentation’

Santorum attacks Cain on same-sex marriage - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson
Republicans Debate

‘I believe as Abraham Lincoln did — that states don’t have the rights to legalize moral wrongs’

Let the (drone) thing be pressed

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison

Abraham Lincoln would have approved of Obama’s decision to have Anwar al-Awlaki killed.

Newt Gingrich wants to debate like Lincoln - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas
Republicans Debate

Former speaker tells TheDC how he would like to debate and why he wants to tackle ‘brain science’

Obama: I have it tougher than Abe Lincoln - TheDC

Politics | Neil Munro
Abe Lincoln

‘Lincoln, they used to talk about him almost as bad as they talk about me’