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9.4.18

The Long, Brutal Tradition of American Politicians Killing Each Other

From Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr to an obscure Congressman from Maine, the history is uglier than you think.

8.24.15

The Best Musical of the Year Is a Hip-Hop Show About Alexander Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Broadway play 'Hamilton: An American Musical' is inventive, educational, and also really, really good.

5.15.15

The Strange Lives of Failed Presidential Candidates

Mitt Romney's charity fight against Evander Holyfield points to an obvious truth about running for president: if you lose, nothing you do afterward will quite compare to being the leader of the free world.