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How My Most Embarrassing Moment Made the News

March 31, 2017

    I could tell you about the time I hit a parked car in college while an old boyfriend watched nearby, or how when I was a reporter I filmed the wrong house for a…

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…

How to Get White House Easter Egg Roll Tickets!

March 17, 2017

Have you heard of the White House Easter Egg Roll? It’s basically a giant Easter themed festival/party that takes place on the South Lawn of the White House every Monday after Easter. This year’s Egg Roll is on…

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John F. Kennedy’s Polet a l’Estragon

March 15, 2017

This recipe for Polet a l’Estragon (French for “tarragon chicken”) appears in The First Ladies Cookbook: Favorite Recipes of All the Presidents of the United States and was submitted by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy as one of her husband’s…

JFK’s Favorite Waffle Recipe

March 15, 2017

This light and fluffy waffle recipe is said to be John F. Kennedy’s favorite. JFK was by no means a “foodie” and it’s said he had to be reminded frequently to eat. Nonetheless, this recipe was…

The President who Dropped Dead after 31 Days

March 14, 2017

What’s there to say about a man who only served 31 days as president and then died? Well, not much about William Henry Harrison’s presidency, that’s for sure. However, his campaign to get there was pretty interesting. The…

The President We Pay Tribute to Daily (Yes, Even You)

March 9, 2017

Our 8th President of the United States: Martin Van Buren You can blame Martin Van Buren for all those pesky career politicians out there. Historians claim him as the first ever professional politician. He started it…

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