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Abraham Lincoln

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  • Here's the pitch: House Whip Scalise can play hardball

    Are you a Republican House member who can't decide whether to vote "aye" or "nay" on controversial legislation? Please step through this door between sculptures in Statuary Hall and into a quiet, curved parlor you may never have noticed. Have a seat by the fireplace — on the left-hand side — where Abraham Lincoln is said to have warmed himself on chilly nights.
  • 'Lincoln Speaks' exhibit shows words' transformative power

    Pages of handwritten speeches, terse military communiques jotted by the Civil War commander in chief, many documents signed with the familiar "A.Lincoln" — these make up a major portion of an illuminating exhibit titled, "Lincoln Speaks: Words...

    This Week in the Civil War

    This Week in The Civil War for Sunday, March 22: Lincoln visits Grant at his Virginia headquarters. President Abraham Lincoln, his Union forces nearing victory after years of bloody conflict, visited the military headquarters of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant...

    Lincoln assassination artifacts reunited at Ford's Theatre

    Beyond his famous words, the tangible artifacts President Abraham Lincoln left behind after his assassination were scattered for decades, kept in family collections and by the government and museums from Washington to Chicago. Now for the first time...

    Locals get onboard decorating Lincoln Funeral Train car

    Locals get onboard decorating Lincoln Funeral Train car
    Across Lake County, history buffs and President Abraham Lincoln fans have chipped in to help decorate the funeral train car that is being built in honor of the 150th anniversary of his assassination and the end of the Civil War. A number of county...