• The most surprising jobs held by U.S. presidents

    by Alex Greer When Barack Obama assumed office, he joined a long list of presidents who had previously been lawyers. In fact, 25 U.S. presidents have had careers in law—more than any other profession. However,…

  • Top 10 richest U.S. presidents

    WASHINGTON — It can pay to be the president — for some, more than others. While the president doesn’t make a hefty salary compared to other professions — President Barack Obama makes $400,000 a year…

  • War of words, presidential style

    Bill Clinton issued a shot across the bow at as his successor George W. Bush this week.

  • What it takes to be a Nats racing president

    It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington
    Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.

  • C-SPAN series gives first ladies their time in the spotlight

    The impact the American first ladies had on
    their husbands and nation
    will be explored in a new C-SPAN series, \”First
    Ladies: Influence & Image,\”
    airing Monday night.