Visualize the first time in history a cabinet nominee's confirmation ended in a tie.
President Reagan's nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Robert Bork, found his nomination defeated in the Senate. His name subsequently became a verb, meaning 'to attack or defeat a nominee unfairly through an organized campaign of harsh public criticism or vilification'.
Learn the story of a place through the people that represented it through history
The Senate failed, barely, to secure a two-thirds majority in favor of convicting President Andrew Johnson
Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.