Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 29, 2012 7:33PM ET
After a week-long media frenzy, Roosevelt finally admitted the obvious — he's running for President — but the candidate and the reporters trailing his every move, including a stop by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club, are getting on each other's nerves.
Feb 21, 2012 6:44PM ET
Theodore Roosevelt's finally giving his big Progressive platform speech, while President Taft offers progress to railroad workers who are killed on the job.
Feb 20, 2012 8:16PM ET
The family history behind a Roosevelt betrayal, Woodrow Wilson shuns Wall Street while Roosevelt Jr. finds a job there, and what makes Washington D.C. laugh.
Feb 16, 2012 9:12PM ET
Theodore Roosevelt may be finally close to announcing, it's a good time to be looking for a job in Washington, and William Jennings Bryan welcomes Arizona into the union.
Feb 13, 2012 8:03PM ET
Taft declares war on the Progressives, Wilson says the Republican Party is broken, someone thinks Taft should nominate a woman to the Supreme Court, and Bryan's most die-hard supporter has given up.
Feb 10, 2012 6:26PM ET
Robert La Follette claims he was double-crossed by Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson calls for change in Kentucky, and House Democrats want a money trust explanation from Williams Jennings Bryan.
Feb 9, 2012 6:57PM ET
After weeks of excitement for Theodore Roosevelt and drama over Robert La Follette and Woodrow Wilson, the Taft campaign finally gets underway. Luckily, the President has a rich brother to pay for it.
Feb 8, 2012 5:31PM ET
Theodore Roosevelt has some old letters to share, The New York Times doesn't think the Progressives amount to much, and Woodrow Wilson doesn't pay attention to size.
Feb 7, 2012 6:04PM ET
Robert La Follette doesn't know his presidential chances are dead, Theodore Roosevelt is still not saying whether he'll run, President Taft bolsters his family's standing with the Catholic Church, and William Jennings Bryan automobile gossip!
Feb 6, 2012 5:56PM ET
The exciting portion of the 2012 primary season may be winding down, but one hundred years ago one of the most dramatic elections in American history was just getting underway. Which made us wonder: what would it be like to cover the 1912 race the same way we cover the current contest?