by John Feerick
John Feerick's work in constitutional law helped create the 25th Amendment, and an unadopted amendment to abolish the Electoral College. His recent family history and memoir shows how his immigrant parents laid a foundation for this success.
SOURCE: New York Times
The political sympathies of Irish Americans have shifted away from the Democratic party in the decades since John F. Kennedy's presidency.
33 million Americans claim Irish heritage and yet we have not learned from 19th century nativism.
by Jason Riley
They arrived dirt poor and uneducated in the 1840s. After decades of struggle, they achieved prosperity.
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