Who Won the 1972
US Presidential Election

Richard Nixon

George McGovern

520

17 (60.7%)

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Donald Trump is no Richard Nixon

Lakeland Times
In just 13 days in October 1973, Washington endured a series of seismic political shocks. On Oct. 10, Vice President Spiro Agnew - having pleaded guilty in a ...

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Watergate Lawyer: I Witnessed Nixon's Downfall—and I've Got a Warning for Trump

The Atlantic
I was a close witness to the national tragedy that was Richard Nixon's self-inflicted downfall as president, and I've recently contemplated whether a repeat of his “Saturday Night Massacre” may already be in the offing. Given how that incident doomed ...



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Donald Trump Is no Richard Nixon (Commentary)

MassLive.com
Donald Trump is, believe me, no Richard Nixon, who, after four years of active duty in World War II as an officer in the Navy, served for 14 years in the U.S. House and Senate and eight years as Dwight Eisenhower's vice president – all of which may ...

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NBC News exclusive: Memo shows Watergate prosecutors had ...

AOL
Watergate prosecutors had evidence that operatives for then-President Nixon planned an assault on anti-war demonstrators in 1972, according to NBC News.

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Minimum wage laws are destroying jobs — just as predicted

St. George Daily Spectrum
When George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, left the Senate, he bought the Stratford Inn, a small Connecticut inn and restaurant. It went bust and he blamed, in part, the very kind regulations he passed as a politician devoid of ...

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The Passing of the Pelosi Era

Rasmussen Reports
After Hubert Humphrey lost narrowly to Nixon in 1968, the Democratic Party took a sharp turn to the left in 1972 and nominated George McGovern. A 21st-century variant of McGovernism seems be in the cards for Democrats today. The salient positions of ...




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The party's over and no place to call home

Washington Times
That was the consolation a small boy offered to George McGovern a day or so after he lost 49 of 50 states — which one pundit called “running the table from A to B.” The late Mr. McGoo, a genuinely nice guy who didn't have a clue about what made the ...

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Sanders solution: Recipe for disaster

Coos Bay World
Take 1972, when George McGovern rode a Sanders-like wave of anti-war emotion to the Democratic nomination. He then won 37.5 percent of the vote and 17 electoral votes against Richard Nixon — a man totally lacking in warmth, charm or scruples.

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