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The United States presidential election of 1888 was the 26th qu...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1888 was the 26th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888. It saw Grover Cleveland of New York, the incumbent president and a Democrat, try to secure a second term against the Republican nominee Benjamin Harrison, a former U.S. Senator from Indiana. The economy was prosperous and the nation was at peace, but Cleveland lost re-election in the Electoral College, even though he won a plurality of the popular vote by a narrow margin.
united states presidential election, 1888

Popular vote plan would do more harm than good

American Enterprise Institute - 29 May 2018
Since Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election with a majority in the Electoral College but only a minority of the popular vote, ideas for somehow reforming the presidential election system have received a lot of attention. One of the ...
united states presidential election, 1888

This Week In Nebraska History, 06/10/18

Lincoln Journal Star - 10 Jun 2018
1998: Two top Transcrypt International executives resigned, a few weeks before an investigation and audit of the firm's bookkeeping practices was to be completed. Earlier in the year, Transcrypt acknowledged it overstated 1997 revenues by at least $7.1 ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Are We Living in the Gilded Age 2.0 ?

History - 16 Jun 2018
“If the United States, like the countries of the Old World, are also to grow vast crops of poor, desperate, dissatisfied, nomadic, miserably-waged populations…then our republican experiment, notwithstanding all its surface-successes, is at heart an ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Long-ago Scottish visitor got the gist of US then — and now

Orlando Sentinel - 01 Jun 2018
One hundred thirty years ago, in 1888, the United States looked something like this: mass, controversial immigration; rapid industrialization; riots and violence, especially between large corporations and workers; high tariffs; corrupt politicians and ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Clinton man runs for president

Sedalia Democrat - 22 May 2018
The presidential election in 1924 was interesting for a variety of reasons, one of which was the number of candidates representing a variety of political parties. The winner, Republican Calvin Coolidge, had been serving as president since the death of ...
united states presidential election, 1888

125 Years Ago, Another Electoral Reform Roiled Maine Politics

Bangor Daily News - 05 Jun 2018
A necessary reform to ensure the integrity of the vote, according to proponents. Confusing, un-American, and a waste of taxpayers' money, according to opponents. These arguments played out in the Maine legislature in 1891, but have echoes of today's ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Trump denies he fired Comey over Russia investigation

WPXI Pittsburgh - 31 May 2018
President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he fired former FBI director James Comey in May 2017 because of the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, despite previously saying that he had the investigation in mind while ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Corruption rampant under corporate control

Grandblancview - 14 Jun 2018
The U.C.A. has been here before. During the late 1800's and early 1900's, corruption peaked with big business fortifying control to the highest levels of the government. In 1888, former President Rutherford B. Hayes articulated the state of the ...
united states presidential election, 1888

Almanac - Monday 5/28/18

KALW - 28 May 2018
One of the first celebrations of Memorial Day in the United States was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies ...
united states presidential election, 1888

What do you know about THAT???: FDR's 3 VPs

Wicked Local - 01 Jun 2018
FDR won the election, as did Wallace. Henry Wallace was born in Iowa in 1888; he died in Connecticut in 1965. 35. Next up: Harry S. Truman. From Missouri. Independence. No middle ...
united states presidential election, 1888

50 Florida Faves: Where to Go, Where to Stay, Where to Shop

Palm Beach Post - 10 Jun 2018
Built by agricultural industrialist James Deering in 1916, this estate has hosted international leaders, including Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, President Ronald Reagan, and King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain. ...
united states presidential election, 1888

On This Day: Radical feminist author shoots Andy Warhol

UPI.com - 03 Jun 2018
In 2013, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., World War II veteran and oldest member of the Senate, died of viral pneumonia at age 89. In 2014, Bashar al-Assad, Syria's president, was handed another seven-year term in an election ignored and scorned by ...

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