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1888: When Dirty Politics And The Electoral College Defeated Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland fell victim to some rather unfortunate political circumstances.

Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash

Grover Cleveland was the first Democratic president since the Civil War and the first Democrat to be renominated since Martin Van Buren in 1840. The man was a presidential trendsetter (as you’ll see…

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Danny Schleien

Danny Schleien

Writer, editor, explorer, lifelong learner. Social distancing expert since 1994, big fan of semicolons and Oxford commas. Think green.