Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library

Olivia Mitchell / NPR Illinois

A day after former Vice President Joe Biden finished fifth in the New Hampshire primary, he still had the support of former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

LaHood, once a Republican congressman from Peoria who went to work for the Obama administration, said Wednesday he does not have a second-choice candidate.

He said if Biden can win over diverse states like South Carolina and Nevada, he’ll show he can bring the Democratic Party together.

LaHood also continued to criticize President Donald Trump.


On Lincoln’s Birthday – the presidential library and museum in Springfield that bears his name announced a new sculpture that will honor his legacy.

Library of Congress/US News And World Report Collection

Fifty years ago, the Democratic National Convention shocked America with violence in the streets and anger in the convention hall. On Aug. 2, four people who were there will look back in a panel discussion at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Lincoln Papers Project Shifts Focus Online

Apr 19, 2018

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project announced on Thursday a revamped website with about 5,000 legal, personal and political writings and documents associated with the nation's 16th president.