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« Reply #1550 on: February 08, 2011, 08:40:31 pm »
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Which President lost a two statewide races before being elected Vice President?

Richard Nixon?
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« Reply #1551 on: February 10, 2011, 03:35:24 pm »
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Which President lost a two statewide races before being elected Vice President?

I think it was Richard Nixon.
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« Reply #1552 on: February 11, 2011, 04:03:07 pm »
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Which President lost a two statewide races before being elected Vice President?

I think it was Richard Nixon.

It was Bush. Nixon never lost an actual political race (though he lost a race for President of student council) before 1960, and loss only one race after that, 1962.

George Bush, on the other hand, ran for Texas Senator in 1964 and lost. He ran for Congressman in 1966 and won, winning re-election in 1968. In 1970, he ran again for Senate and lost, then was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations, elected RNC Chairman, appointed Envoy to China, and appointed DCI before entering four years of private life in 1977, and being elected Vice-President in 1980.

Therefore, the answer is George HW Bush.
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« Reply #1553 on: February 11, 2011, 05:22:05 pm »
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What president was the last not to deliver a state of the union address.
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« Reply #1554 on: February 11, 2011, 05:35:59 pm »
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What president was the last not to deliver a state of the union address.

I think it was...LBJ? Maybe?
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« Reply #1555 on: February 21, 2011, 07:22:03 pm »
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Who is the only major party presidential candidate not to have a biography written about him?
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« Reply #1556 on: March 05, 2011, 01:04:19 pm »
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Who is the only major party presidential candidate not to have a biography written about him?
Al Smith?
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« Reply #1557 on: March 05, 2011, 01:09:44 pm »
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Who is the only major party presidential candidate not to have a biography written about him?

Alton Parker
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« Reply #1558 on: March 05, 2011, 01:26:24 pm »
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What president was the last not to deliver a state of the union address.
The last one not to do so in the traditional format (ie as a written report) rather than hold a speech, if that is what you meant, was Big Bill Taft.

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« Reply #1559 on: March 05, 2011, 02:20:36 pm »
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Who is the only major party presidential candidate not to have a biography written about him?

Alton Parker
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« Reply #1560 on: March 05, 2011, 08:51:14 pm »

Other than G.H.W. Bush (who lost two such races, see above) what other President lost a Statewide race before being elected Vice President?
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« Reply #1561 on: March 06, 2011, 01:36:48 pm »
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Millard Fillmore lost a race for Governor.
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« Reply #1562 on: March 10, 2011, 11:05:06 pm »
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Who was the only president to kiss the Pope's ring?

(Hint: It's NOT John F. Kennedy)
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« Reply #1563 on: March 10, 2011, 11:06:57 pm »
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Who was the only president to kiss the Pope's ring?

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Jefferson?
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« Reply #1564 on: March 16, 2011, 09:20:44 pm »
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Who was the only president to kiss the Pope's ring?

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Jefferson?

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« Reply #1565 on: March 16, 2011, 09:53:29 pm »
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Who was the only president to kiss the Pope's ring?

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Jefferson?

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Dubya?
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« Reply #1566 on: March 16, 2011, 11:16:14 pm »
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« Reply #1567 on: March 17, 2011, 08:51:35 pm »
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Do you all need another hint?
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« Reply #1568 on: March 20, 2011, 08:37:47 am »
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Jimmy Carter
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« Reply #1569 on: March 20, 2011, 09:57:39 am »
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Wilson?
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« Reply #1570 on: March 20, 2011, 06:01:59 pm »

Reagan?
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« Reply #1571 on: March 20, 2011, 11:38:22 pm »
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Ok, another hint:

The Pope was Pius IX, so this president was alive between 1846 and 1878.
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« Reply #1572 on: March 21, 2011, 12:14:42 am »
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Were they still in office?

Because from what I remember, Wilson was the first sitting president to meet with the Pope...

If it's actually FORMER Presidents... it's who was out of office at the time and still alive...
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« Reply #1573 on: March 29, 2011, 01:58:31 am »
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Ok, another hint:

The Pope was Pius IX, so this president was alive between 1846 and 1878.

Grant?
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« Reply #1574 on: March 29, 2011, 03:38:09 am »
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     Andrew Johnson?
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