Anne Frank turned 13. Her father gave her a red and white plaid journal. She began keeping a diary.
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl has sold more than 25 million copies.
It’s the second-best-selling nonfiction book in history, after the Bible.
By Philip E. WolginCenter for American Progress
The Center for American Progress today released an infographic and interactive map on the immense electoral power of unregistered Latinos and citizens-in-waiting (legal immigrants eligible to naturalize a…
Gov. Bill Haslam seems to be making rounds now, promoting the Economic Miracle that is the State of Tennessee. The governor appeared this morning with CNBC personality and tea party godfather Rick Santelli this morning to discuss Tennessee’s lack of … Continue reading →
Maryland Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis issued the following statement after Mitt Romney said that America doesn’t need “more firemen, more policemen, more teachers.” This sentiment was echoed by former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu and New…
While he’s now helping Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney raise money after supporting several other GOP hopefuls, Nashville businessman Lee Beaman also is putting some cash into a less transparent organization that’s doing its own thing to defeat President Barack … Continue reading →
Christie Vilsack has been running for Congress in Iowa’s newly reconfigured fourth district for over a year now. Vilsack received her first donation to her campaign from her husband on April 19th last year. She then rented out an Ames duplex in June before officially launching her candidacy in mid-July from the Memorial Union at [...]
By Robert Cruickshank
High speed rail from Las Vegas to Los Angeles – and perhaps the main route from SF to LA – got a big boost last week when DesertXpress and Metro signed letters to jointly plan and support high speed rail from Palmdale to Vict…