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Civics

  • Our Favorite Best Kept Secrets in Washington, D.C.

    May 23, 2017

      If we had a dollar for every time someone asked us what the best places are to visit in Washington, D.C., we’d be rich women. It’s either that, or if friends have visited our nation’s capital before,…

  • The Man Some Call the Worst President in History

    May 15, 2017

    It’s no surprise that Abraham Lincoln is often ranked the best president in our nation’s history. But did you know there are two presidents who are often ranked neck to neck as the worst? One of them…

  • The President with the Heartbreaking Past

    April 28, 2017

    Franklin Pierce was a Northerner with strong ties to the South. At a time when the country was so divided you could feel it, there couldn’t have been a more perfect candidate for president in 1852.…

  • 10 Helpful Things You Didn’t Know Your Congressman Could Do For You

    April 26, 2017

    Constituent Services: Your Congressional Office Can Do WHAT?! Turns out, Congressional offices can actually do some really helpful things for you. Once you know what cool things they can provide, you might be calling their offices a little more frequently.…

  • A Forgettable President with a Funny Name

    April 20, 2017

    Being in the right place at the right time applies to no one better than it does our 13th president Millard Fillmore. Yep, Millard Fillmore. Quite the name, right? He was also referred to as an…

  • The President Who Worked Himself to Death

    March 29, 2017

    Of all the one-term presidents our country has had, our 11th president probably has the bragging rights of getting the most accomplished in a single term. Dubbed our first “Dark Horse” president, James Polk was also…

  • The Only President Kicked Out of His Own Political Party

    March 23, 2017

    Out 10th president, John Tyler, also known in his day and age as “His Accidency,” never dreamed of being president. Yet, 31 days into his stint as vice president, with William Henry Harrison’s death, he held…

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    Why No One Can Seem to Get A Healthcare Bill Right

    March 20, 2017

      A few days ago, I received an email from the White House inviting me to share my “Obamacare disaster” story. So, I did. I explained how Obamacare has affected my husband’s pay. He’s in the medical field and, along…

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