William Leuchtenburg

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Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and past president of the American Historical Association; author of the forthcoming Herbert Hoover, a biography of the 31st president

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Despite  Barack Obama 's reminder that "there is only one president at a time," with the increasing urgency of the economic issues facing the country, America's President-elect is…

Presidential Transition in a Time of Crisis

Despite Barack Obama 's reminder that "there is only one president at a time," with the increasing urgency of the economic issues facing the country, America's President-elect is…

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Just a few weeks ago,  President-elect Barack Obama  reminded the media, "There is only one president at a time."

The Building Urgency of the Economic Crisis

Just a few weeks ago, President-elect Barack Obama reminded the media, "There is only one president at a time."

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In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

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Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”

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