founding fathers

In a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: NSA Metadata Could Have Prevented 9/11 Attacks

In a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

12/23/2013

Books that belonged to George Washington are shown on display highlighting the opening of the National Library for the Study of George Washington in DC. The library will open on September 27, 2013 and will serve as a worldwide repository for the books, letters, and papers of the first President of the United States. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Mount Vernon Opens Library Dedicated to George Washington

After years of planning and a $100 million fundraising campaign, George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is formally opening a new library dedicated to the study of America’s first president and the Founding Fathers.

09/27/2013

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Papers of 6 Founding Fathers Going Online

The University of Virginia Press announced Friday that it is putting the papers of six Founding Fathers on the Internet.

06/07/2013

File photo of an NRA rally supporting the Second Amendment. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Conservatives Make Gun Issue New Rallying Cry

An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns.

02/02/2013

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