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The United States presidential election of 1796 was the third q...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1796 was the third quadrennial presidential election. It was held from Friday, November 4 to Wednesday, December 7, 1796. It was the first contested American presidential election and the only one in which a president and vice president were elected from opposing tickets.
united states presidential election, 1796

6 Times Foreign Powers Meddled in Our Elections

Daily Signal - 17 Aug 2018
Here are six key examples of foreign influence in U.S. elections. 1. France and the 1796 Election. The outgoing administration of President George Washington wanted American neutrality in the war between Britain and France. However, the leader of the ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Editorials From Around New England

U.S. News & World Report - 20 Jul 2018
Though Obama's presidency didn't turn out to be all that his supporters had hoped it would be, Obama the man never let us down. He was honorable and decent and fair-minded and provided real hope to so many who for so long had had little reason to have ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Donald Trump, Iranian President Rattle Sabers Over Twitter

IVN News - 23 Jul 2018
It started with a speech on Sunday, in which Iranian president Hassan Rouhani sent a warning to the United States about pursuing a foreign policy hostile toward his government in Tehran, but to Donald Trump, Iranian president Rouhani was the one in ...
united states presidential election, 1796

VAJPAYEE, NEHRU…AND A DASH OF WASHINGTON

India Legal (satire) - 18 Aug 2018
~By Inderjit Badhwar. To run this vast and diverse land, its leaders need not have 56-inch chests, but hearts as large as the universe. In their desperate search for a credible lineage to establish their political legitimacy in the modern, independent ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Thomas Jefferson accused of having an affair, Oct. 19, 1796

Politico - 19 Oct 2017
On this day in 1796, during the nation's first contested presidential election, the Gazette of the United States published an article accusing Thomas Jefferson, a former secretary of state, of carrying on an affair with Sarah “Sally” Hemings, one of ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Samantha Power: Why Foreign Propaganda Is More Dangerous Now

New York Times - 19 Sep 2017
When George Washington gave his Farewell Address in 1796, he urged the American people “to be constantly awake” to the risk of foreign influence. In the wake of Russia's meddling in the 2016 United States election, the president's warning has a fresh, ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Presidential electors can vote with discretion

Reason - 02 Jul 2018
Factual background: In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in the states of Colorado and Washington. In December, when the presidential electors assembled in each state, several Colorado and Washington electors ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Brett Kavanaugh Should Get a Vote Before the Midterm Elections

National Review - 10 Jul 2018
To summarize the historical research I've presented on this point previously, presidents have submitted nominees for 21 Supreme Court vacancies in a presidential election year or a lame-duck session since 1796 (in some cases, multiple nominees for the ...
united states presidential election, 1796

The Backlash Against Trump's Syria Strike

The Atlantic - 17 Apr 2018
Last week Donald Trump willfully violated the Constitution as even he once understood it, despite being warned against doing so by dozens of members of Congress. Hours before the president ordered the U.S. military to strike three targets in Syria, ...
united states presidential election, 1796

The Age-Old Problem of “Fake News”

Smithsonian - 07 May 2018
Lastly, there's news fabrication, the definition of fake news which swirled prominently around the 2016 U.S. presidential election in reference to pieces with no factual grounding that attempted to pass as legitimate news items. (The Pope endorsing ...
united states presidential election, 1796

Did George Washington Predict Donald Trump?

New York Times - 18 Feb 2018
In September 1796, George Washington, weary of partisan combat just eight years after the ratification of the Constitution and the founding of the nation, wrote a farewell address explaining why he would not seek a third term. ...

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