You can’t make this stuff up. Aaron Sorkin didn’t.
My love language has always been legislative action
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"Hamilton's seal is testimony to the precise nature of his fears," but "the man had no graphic sense."
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Welcome to the last week of Popular History Month! Here’s the schedule: April 24: Introduction May 1: Rebecca Traister May 8: Jamelle Bouie May 15: Reb…
"There's always a reason why."
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