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Tuesday, June 08, 2004

More presidential trivia

By my reckoning, the last time that successive US presidential elections have been won by different Democrats was Kennedy and Johnson in 1960 and 1964; the previous time was Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan in 1852 and 1856.

(The first time: Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren - 1832 and 1836.)

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