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Elizabeth Cobbs: Harriet Tubman, America’s foremost female patriot, belongs on the $20 bill now

Harriet Tubman should be on the $20 bill not simply because she won a popularity contest, but because she is the greatest female patriot in American history.


James W. Loewen: Civil War revisionism rooted in racism

Donald Trump’s conclusion about Jackson places him in a camp of 1930s historians who called it a “needless war.” That view is a product of its time, and that time …


UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017

Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

President Donald Trump made puzzling claims about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War in an interview, suggesting he was uncertain about the origin of the conflict while claiming that Jackson …


Through history, fake news has often accompanied populist politics

“Fake news isn’t new,” a political science expert said. “It often accompanies populist revival eras in politics. These things go hand in hand.”


Analysis: Reagan? Lincoln? Donald Trump instead embraces a Democratic presidential icon, Andrew Jackson.

Andrew Jackson is such a pillar of the Democratic Party that its biggest fundraising day is called “Jefferson-Jackson Day,” with Jefferson-Jackson Dinners being held all across the country. In recent …


Spokane Empire sign Andrew Jackson

Spokane Empire sign Andrew Jackson


Amy Goodman: Make Tubman the face for wage boost

Imagine if the minimum-wage movement, currently dubbed the “fight for fifteen,” were to be transformed by the defiant visage on that $20 bill.


Should woman go on $10 bill or $20 bill?

Should Andrew Jackson, America’s seventh president, be worried? Is it true that his days on the $20 bill may be numbered?


Six candidates vie for county assessor

Spokane County Assessor Ralph Baker has more challengers than a bear has fleas – and he picked up one of them, appraiser Vicki Horton, in his own den. The den …


Spokane County assessor

Ralph Baker Personal: 57. 18-year resident. Married. No children.


County assessor’s race has 6 candidates

Spokane County Assessor Ralph Baker has more challengers than a bear has fleas – and he picked up one of them, appraiser Vicki Horton, in his own den. The den …


Spokane County assessor candidates, issues

Ralph Baker Personal: 57. 18-year resident. Married. No children.


City real estate agent files run for Spokane County assessor

A municipal real estate agent and apocalyptic author is the latest candidate hoping to unseat Spokane County Assessor Ralph Baker. Terry L. Cook, 62, registered his Republican candidacy with the …