Tales from the Trail

from The Great Debate:

Why we love Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson is in the doghouse

By Thomas Bender
November 6, 2015


Daveed Diggs as Thomas Jefferson (L) and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton (L) debate policy during a cabinet meeting in “Hamilton.” President George Washington (Christopher Jackson) (C) sits behind them. Courtesy of “HAMILTON”/Joan Marcus

By George, Romney would not be the richest U.S. president

January 18, 2012

A furor over his refusal to release his tax records has focused renewed attention on Mitt Romney’s vast personal fortune, which puts him in the top tier of wealthy Americans.