History Stories
CATEGORY: Election 101
5 Presidential Election Upsets
October 18, 2016

With the election on the horizon, take a look at five famous instances where candidates proved the oddsmakers wrong. Read More

8 Early American Political Scandals
August 9, 2016

From an early sex scandal to a mass conspiracy to siphon taxes from the federal treasury, get the facts on eight political controversies from the 18th and 19th centuries. Read More

A Brief History of American Campaign Finance Reform in 7 Acts
May 17, 2016

Explore how U.S. politicians have tried to rein in the unscrupulous behavior of their fellows through seven bills enacted at the state and federal level since 1757. Read More