September 27, 2009 William Safire, the former Nixon aide who became a New York Times columnist, is dead at 79.
September 14, 2009 Former White House press secretary Jody Powell has died. He was 65.
August 28, 2009 More on the funeral arrangements for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy.
August 27, 2009 So many what-ifs about Ted Kennedy. As there were of Jack and Bobby.
August 26, 2009 Sen. Edward Kennedy, the 77-year old "liberal lion" from Massachusetts, is dead.
August 11, 2009 Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a sister of John, Robert and Ted Kennedy, died today. She was 88.
July 17, 2009 Walter Cronkite, famed CBS newsman and anchor, dead at 92.
July 6, 2009 Robert McNamara, the secretary of defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations — more specifically, during the buildup of the Vietnam War — died this morning.
May 4, 2009 Some memories, and memorabilia, of the late Jack Kemp.
May 2, 2009 Jack Kemp, former congressman and VP candidate, is dead of cancer.
April 30, 2009 A remembrance of John Marchi, the longtime former state legislator from New York who died last week. In June of 1969, Marchi won a stunning upset over Mayor John Lindsay in the GOP mayoral primary.
April 13, 2009 Jerome Waldie, a California Democrat who served on the House Judiciary Committee during the Nixon impeachment hearings, has died at the age of 84.
April 7, 2009 Tom Braden, the journalist who died last week, is best known for writing the memoir that led to the TV show Eight is Enough. But did you know he also ran for lieutenant governor of California in one of the most widely watched primaries of 1966?
March 20, 2009 Everything you wanted to know about a congressman named Button ... and a meeting filled with buttons.
February 23, 2009 Socks, Chelsea Clinton's first pet who became the White Houe cat, has died at 18.
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