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United States presidential election, 1980

Index United States presidential election, 1980

The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. [1]

288 relations: Abner Mikva, Afghanistan, African Americans, Alaska, American Independent Party, American Party (1969), Amy Carter, Anderson v. Celebrezze, Andrew Johnson, Angela Davis, Assassination of John F. Kennedy, Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, Ayatollah, Balanced budget, Baltimore Convention Center, Barry Commoner, Barry Goldwater, Ben Fernandez, Bill Moyers, Bill Weld, Biologist, Bob Dole, California, Camp David, CBS News, Citizens Party (United States), Civil and political rights, Cleveland, Cliff Finch, Clifton DeBerry, Comanche, Communist Party USA, Connecticut, Conservatism in the United States, David Frum, David Koch, David McReynolds, Debategate, Democratic Party (United States), Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1980, Detroit, Diane Drufenbrock, Director of Central Intelligence, Donald Trump, Ed Clark, Edmund Muskie, Effigy, Electoral College (United States), Elizabeth Cervantes Barron, ..., Ellen McCormack, Equal Rights Amendment, Eugene McCarthy, Exit poll, Federal Election Commission, First inauguration of Ronald Reagan, Flag of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gallup (company), Gary Johnson, George H. W. Bush, Georgia (U.S. state), Gerald Ford, Governor of California, Governor of Minnesota, Great Society, Grover Cleveland, Gun control, Gus Hall, Harold Stassen, Harry S. Truman, Hawaii, Herbert Hoover, Hispanic and Latino Americans, History of the United States (1964–80), History of the United States (1980–91), Howard Baker, Howard K. Smith, Illinois, Illinois's 12th congressional district, Illinois's 16th congressional district, Independent politician, Independent voter, Inflation, Interest rate, Iran hostage crisis, Iranian Revolution, Islamism, James Buchanan, James P. Gray, Jefferson County, Washington, Jerry Brown, Jerry Falwell, Jimmy Carter, Jody Powell, Joe Walsh, John B. Anderson, John Connally, John F. Kennedy, John Rarick, Joke, Kansas, Koch Industries, Ku Klux Klan, Labor unions in the United States, LaDonna Harris, Lane County, Oregon, Larry Pressler, League of Women Voters, Leon Jaworski, Libertarian Party (United States), Life's Been Good, List of Governors of California, List of Presidents of the United States, List of Vice Presidents of the United States, Louisiana, Lowell P. Weicker Jr., Lyndon B. 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Abner Mikva

Abner Joseph Mikva (January 21, 1926 – July 4, 2016) was an American politician, federal judge, lawyer and law professor.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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American Independent Party

The American Independent Party (AIP) is a far-right political party in the United States that was established in 1967.

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American Party (1969)

The American Party of the United States is a conservative political party in the United States.

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Amy Carter

Amy Lynn Carter (born October 19, 1967) is the daughter of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter.

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Anderson v. Celebrezze

Anderson v. Celebrezze, 460 U.S. 780 (1983), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that Ohio's filing deadline for independent candidates was unconstitutional.

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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869.

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Angela Davis

Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic, and author.

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Assassination of John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated on Friday, November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade through Dealey Plaza.

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Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman and civil rights leader, was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.

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Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was mortally wounded shortly after midnight PDT at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Ayatollah

Ayatullah (or; āyatullāh from llāh "Sign of God") is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī‘ah clerics.

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Balanced budget

A balanced budget (particularly that of a government) is a budget in which revenues are equal to expenditures.

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Baltimore Convention Center

The Baltimore Convention Center is a convention and exhibition hall located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.

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Barry Commoner

Barry Commoner (May 28, 1917 – September 30, 2012) was an American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician.

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Barry Goldwater

Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona (1953–65, 1969–87) and the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in 1964.

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Ben Fernandez

Benjamin "Ben" Fernandez (February 24, 1925 – April 25, 2000) was an American politician, financial consultant and special ambassador.

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Bill Moyers

Billy Don Moyers (born June 5, 1934) is an American journalist and political commentator.

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Bill Weld

William Floyd Weld (born July 31, 1945) is an American attorney, businessman, and politician who was the 68th Governor of Massachusetts from 1991 to 1997.

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Biologist

A biologist, is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of biology, the scientific study of life.

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Bob Dole

Robert Joseph Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in Congress from 1961 to 1996 and served as the Republican Leader of the United States Senate from 1985 until 1996.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Camp David

Camp David is the country retreat for the President of the United States.

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CBS News

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.

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Citizens Party (United States)

The Citizens Party was a political party in the United States.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Cliff Finch

Charles Clifton "Cliff" Finch (April 4, 1927 – April 22, 1986) was an American politician who served as the 57th Governor of the U.S. state of Mississippi, from 1976 to 1980.

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Clifton DeBerry

Clifton DeBerry (1924–2006) was an American communist and two-time candidate for President of the United States of the Socialist Workers Party.

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Comanche

The Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) are a Native American nation from the Great Plains whose historic territory, known as Comancheria, consisted of present-day eastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, western Oklahoma, and most of northwest Texas and northern Chihuahua.

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Communist Party USA

The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is a communist political party in the United States established in 1919 after a split in the Socialist Party of America.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Conservatism in the United States

American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.

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David Frum

David Jeffrey Frum (born June 30, 1960) is a Canadian-American political commentator.

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David Koch

David Hamilton Koch (born May 3, 1940) is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.

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David McReynolds

David McReynolds (born October 25, 1929) is an American democratic socialist and pacifist activist who described himself as "a peace movement bureaucrat" during his 40-year career with Liberation magazine and the War Resisters League.

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Debategate

Debategate or briefing-gate was a political scandal affecting the administration of Ronald Reagan; it took place in the final days of the 1980 presidential election.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1980

The 1980 Democratic presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1980 U.S. presidential election.

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Detroit

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Diane Drufenbrock

Sister Diane Joyce Drufenbrock,, (October 7, 1929 – November 4, 2013), also known as Sister Madeleine Sophie, was an American Religious Sister as a member of the Catholic School Sisters of St. Francis.

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Director of Central Intelligence

The Office of United States Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) was the head of the American Central Intelligence Agency from 1946 to 2005, acting as the principal intelligence advisor to the President of the United States and the United States National Security Council, as well as the coordinator of intelligence activities among and between the various U.S. intelligence agencies (collectively known as the Intelligence Community from 1981 onwards).

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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Ed Clark

Edward E. Clark (born May 4, 1930) is an American lawyer and politician who ran for Governor of California in 1978, and for President of the United States as the nominee of the Libertarian Party in the 1980 presidential election.

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Edmund Muskie

Edmund Sixtus Muskie (March 28, 1914March 26, 1996) was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 58th United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter, a United States Senator from Maine from 1959 to 1980, the 64th Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1946 to 1951, and the Democratic Party's candidate for Vice President of the United States in the 1968 election.

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Effigy

An effigy is a representation of a specific person in the form of sculpture or some other three-dimensional medium.

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Electoral College (United States)

The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution for the election of the president and vice president of the United States by small groups of appointed representatives, electors, from each state and the District of Columbia.

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Elizabeth Cervantes Barron

Elizabeth Cervantes Barron (March 14, 1938) is a frequent candidate for political offices on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket.

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Ellen McCormack

Ellen Cullen McCormack (September 15, 1926 – March 27, 2011) was a candidate for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 1976.

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Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex; it seeks to end the legal distinctions between men and women in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other matters.

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Eugene McCarthy

Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916December 10, 2005) was an American politician, poet, and a long-time Congressman from Minnesota.

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Exit poll

An election exit poll is a poll of voters taken immediately after they have exited the polling stations.

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Federal Election Commission

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency whose purpose is to enforce campaign finance law in United States federal elections.

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First inauguration of Ronald Reagan

The first inauguration of Ronald Reagan as the 40th President of the United States was held on Tuesday, January 20, 1981, on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C..

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Flag of the United States

The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

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Gallup (company)

Gallup, Inc. is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company.

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Gary Johnson

Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953) is an American businessman, author and politician who served as the 29th Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003 as a member of the Republican Party.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Gerald Ford

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.

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Governor of California

The Governor of California is the head of government of the U.S. state of California.

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Governor of Minnesota

The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the state's executive branch.

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Great Society

The Great Society was a set of domestic programs in the United States launched by Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964–65.

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Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).

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Gun control

Gun control (or firearms regulation) is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.

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Gus Hall

Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate.

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Harold Stassen

Harold Edward Stassen (April 13, 1907 – March 4, 2001) was the 25th Governor of Minnesota.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.

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History of the United States (1964–80)

The history of the United States from 1964 through 1980 includes the climax and victory of the Civil Rights Movement; the escalation and ending of the Vietnam War; Second wave feminism; the drama of a generational revolt with its sexual freedoms and use of drugs; and the continuation of the Cold War, with its Space Race to put a man on the Moon.

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History of the United States (1980–91)

The history of the United States from 1980 until 1991 includes the last year of the Jimmy Carter presidency, eight years of the Ronald Reagan administration, and the first three years of the George H. W. Bush presidency, up to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Howard Baker

Howard Henry Baker Jr. (November 15, 1925 June 26, 2014) was an American politician and diplomat who served as a Republican United States Senator from Tennessee, Senate Minority Leader, then Senate Majority Leader.

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Howard K. Smith

Howard Kingsbury Smith (May 12, 1914 – February 15, 2002) was an American journalist, radio reporter, television anchorman, political commentator, and film actor.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Illinois's 12th congressional district

The 12th Congressional District of Illinois has been represented by Republican Rep.

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Illinois's 16th congressional district

The 16th Congressional District of Illinois is represented by Republican Adam Kinzinger.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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Independent voter

An independent voter, often called an unaffiliated voter in the United States, is a voter who does not align themselves with a political party.

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Inflation

In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

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Interest rate

An interest rate is the amount of interest due per period, as a proportion of the amount lent, deposited or borrowed (called the principal sum).

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Iran hostage crisis

The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between Iran and the United States of America.

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Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution (Enqelāb-e Iran; also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution), Iran Chamber.

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Islamism

Islamism is a concept whose meaning has been debated in both public and academic contexts.

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James Buchanan

James Buchanan Jr. (April 23, 1791June 1, 1868) was an American politician who served as the 15th President of the United States (1857–61), serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.

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James P. Gray

James Polin "Jim" Gray (born February 14, 1945) is an American jurist and writer.

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Jefferson County, Washington

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Jerry Brown

Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011, previously holding the position from 1975 to 1983, making him the state's longest-serving Governor.

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Jerry Falwell

Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr. (August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist.

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Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.

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Jody Powell

Joseph Lester "Jody" Powell, Jr. (September 30, 1943 – September 14, 2009) was the White House Press Secretary during the presidency of Jimmy Carter.

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Joe Walsh

Joseph Fidler Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

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John B. Anderson

John Bayard Anderson (February 15, 1922 – December 3, 2017) was a United States Congressman and presidential candidate from Illinois.

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John Connally

John Bowden Connally Jr. (February 27, 1917June 15, 1993) was an American politician.

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John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

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John Rarick

John Richard Rarick (January 29, 1924 – September 14, 2009) was an American lawyer who served as a Louisiana state district court judge from 1961 to 1966 in St. Francisville, Louisiana, the seat of West Feliciana Parish, and as a Democratic U.S. representative from the Sixth Congressional District from 1967 to 1975.

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Joke

A joke is a display of humour in which words are used within a specific and well-defined narrative structure to make people laugh and is not meant to be taken seriously.

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Kansas

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

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Koch Industries

Koch Industries, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Wichita, Kansas.

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Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.

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Labor unions in the United States

Labor unions in the United States are organizations that represent workers in many industries recognized under US labor law.

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LaDonna Harris

LaDonna Vita Tabbytite Harris (born February 26, 1931) is a Comanche Native American social activist and politician from Oklahoma.

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Lane County, Oregon

Lane County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Larry Pressler

Larry Lee Pressler (born March 29, 1942) is a Republican U.S. politician from South Dakota.

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League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters (LWV) is an American civic organization that was formed to help women take a larger role in public affairs after they won the right to vote.

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Leon Jaworski

Leonidas "Leon" Jaworski (September 19, 1905 – December 9, 1982) was an American attorney and law professor who served as the second special prosecutor during the Watergate Scandal.

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Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party (LP) is a libertarian political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism and shrinking the size and scope of government.

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Life's Been Good

"Life's Been Good" is a song by Joe Walsh, which first appeared on the soundtrack to the film FM.

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List of Governors of California

The Governor of California is the chief executive of the California state government, whose responsibilities include making annual State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced.

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List of Presidents of the United States

The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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List of Vice Presidents of the United States

There have been 48 Vice Presidents of the United States since the office came into existence in 1789.

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Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Lowell P. Weicker Jr.

Lowell Palmer Weicker Jr. (born May 16, 1931) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.

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Marin County, California

Marin County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

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Maryland

Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Matilde Zimmermann

Matilde Zimmermann (born September 6, 1943) is an American author and professor who ran as the Socialist Workers Party candidate for United States Vice President in 1980.

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Maureen Smith

Maureen Smith was a third-party candidate for President of the United States in the 1980 presidential election.

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McKinley County, New Mexico

McKinley County is a county in the northwestern section of the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Medicare (United States)

In the United States, Medicare is a national health insurance program, now administered by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services of the U.S. federal government but begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.

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Mississippi

Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Moderate

Moderate is a general term for people who fall in the center category of the left–right political spectrum.

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Modern liberalism in the United States

Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (Mohammad Rezā Šāh), was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979.

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Moral Majority

The Moral Majority was a prominent American political organization associated with the Christian right and Republican Party.

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Murders of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner

The murders of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner, also known as the Freedom Summer murders, the Mississippi civil rights workers' murders or the Mississippi Burning murders, involved three activists that were abducted and murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi in June 1964 during the Civil Rights Movement.

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National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.

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National Urban League

The National Urban League (NUL), formerly known as the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, is a nonpartisan civil rights organization based in New York City that advocates on behalf of African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Neshoba County, Mississippi

Neshoba County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

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New Deal

The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York State Right to Life Party

The New York State Right to Life Party was founded to oppose the legalization of abortion in New York in 1970.

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North Dakota

North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.

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Northeastern United States

The Northeastern United States, also referred to as the American Northeast or simply the Northeast, is a geographical region of the United States bordered to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Southern United States, and to the west by the Midwestern United States.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).

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October Surprise conspiracy theory

The October Surprise conspiracy theory refers to a plot to influence the outcome of the 1980 United States presidential election, contested between incumbent president Jimmy Carter (D–GA) and his opponent, former California governor Ronald Reagan (R–CA).

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.

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Operation Eagle Claw

Operation Eagle Claw, known as Operation Tabas (عملیات طبس) in Iran, was a United States Armed Forces operation ordered by U.S. President Jimmy Carter to attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis by rescuing 52 embassy staff held captive at the Embassy of the United States, Tehran on 24 April 1980.

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Patrick Caddell

Patrick Hayward "Pat" Caddell (born May 19, 1950) is an American public opinion pollster and a political film consultant who served in the Carter White House, and in many other presidential campaigns.

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Patrick Lucey

Patrick Joseph Lucey (March 21, 1918 – May 10, 2014) was an American politician.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Peace

Peace is the concept of harmony and the absence of hostility.

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Peace and Freedom Party

The Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) is a left-wing political party with affiliates and former members in more than a dozen American states, including California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana and Utah, but none now have ballot status besides California.

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Percentage point

A percentage point or percent point (pp) is the unit for the arithmetic difference of two percentages.

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Percy L. Greaves Jr.

Percy L. Greaves Jr. (August 24, 1906 – August 13, 1984) was an American limited free-market economist, historian, and presidential candidate, who, in 1974, Murray Rothbard reported "believes in taxation, and...

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Phil Crane

Philip Miller Crane (November 3, 1930 – November 8, 2014) was an American politician.

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Philadelphia, Mississippi

Philadelphia is a city in and the county seat of Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States.

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Polk County, Iowa

Polk County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa.

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Presidency of Jimmy Carter

The presidency of Jimmy Carter began at noon EST on January 20, 1977, when Jimmy Carter was inaugurated as 39th President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 1981.

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Presidency of Ronald Reagan

The presidency of Ronald Reagan began at noon EST on January 20, 1981, when Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as 40th President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 1989.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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Price controls

Price controls are governmental restrictions on the prices that can be charged for goods and services in a market.

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Reagan Democrat

A Reagan Democrat is a traditionally Democratic voter in the United States, referring especially to white working-class Rust Belt residents, who defected from their party to support Republican President Ronald Reagan in either or both of the 1980 and 1984 elections as well as Republican Presidents George H. W. Bush in the 1988 election and George W. Bush in either or both of the 2000 and 2004 elections.

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Reagan Era

The Reagan Era or Age of Reagan is a periodization of recent American history used by historians and political observers to emphasize that the conservative "Reagan Revolution" led by President Ronald Reagan in domestic and foreign policy had a lasting impact.

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Reagan's coattails

Reagan’s coattails refers to the influence of Ronald Reagan’s popularity in elections other than his own, after the American political expression to “ride in on another’s coattails.” Chiefly, it refers to the “Reagan Revolution” accompanying his 1980 election to the U.S. Presidency.

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Realigning election

A realigning election (often called a critical election, political realignment, or critical realignment) is a term from political science and political history describing a dramatic change in the political system.

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Republican National Committee

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Republican Party presidential primaries, 1980

The 1980 Republican presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Republican Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1980 U.S. presidential election.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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Rock Island County, Illinois

Rock Island County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, bounded on the west by the Mississippi River.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University is one of the world’s leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from public opinion surveys.

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Ruhollah Khomeini

Sayyid Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini (سید روح‌الله موسوی خمینی; 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989), known in the Western world as Ayatollah Khomeini, was an Iranian Shia Islam religious leader and politician.

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Salon (website)

Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.

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Santa Cruz County, California

Santa Cruz County, California, officially the County of Santa Cruz, is a county on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California.

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Shah

Shah (Šāh, pronounced, "king") is a title given to the emperors, kings, princes and lords of Iran (historically also known as Persia).

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Social Security (United States)

In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program and is administered by the Social Security Administration.

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Socialist Party USA

The Socialist Party of the United States of America"The article of this organization shall be the Socialist Party of the United States of America, hereinafter called 'the Party.'" Art.

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Socialist Workers Party (United States)

The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) is a communist party in the United States.

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South Boston

South Boston is a densely populated neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, located south and east of the Fort Point Channel and abutting Dorchester Bay.

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South Dakota

South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Soviet–Afghan War

The Soviet–Afghan War lasted over nine years, from December 1979 to February 1989.

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Spoiler effect

The spoiler effect is the effect of vote splitting between candidates or ballot questions who often have similar ideologies.

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Stagflation

In economics, stagflation, a portmanteau of stagnation and inflation, is a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high.

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States' rights

In American political discourse, states' rights are political powers held for the state governments rather than the federal government according to the United States Constitution, reflecting especially the enumerated powers of Congress and the Tenth Amendment.

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Sun Belt

The Sun Belt is a region of the United States generally considered to stretch across the Southeast and Southwest.

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Supply-side economics

Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory arguing that economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulation.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Ted Kennedy

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served in the United States Senate from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009.

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Tehran

Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.

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Television

Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Tennessee

Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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There you go again

"There you go again" was a phrase spoken during the 1980 United States presidential election debate by Republican presidential candidate Governor Ronald Reagan to his Democratic opponent, incumbent President Jimmy Carter.

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Tit for tat

Tit for tat is an English saying meaning "equivalent retaliation".

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Tuscumbia, Alabama

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States.

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Unemployment

Unemployment is the situation of actively looking for employment but not being currently employed.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1980

United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 4, 1980 in 13 states and two territories.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States House of Representatives elections, 1980

The 1980 United States House of Representatives elections was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1980 which coincided with the election of Ronald Reagan as President.

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United States presidential election

The election of President and Vice President of the United States is an indirect election in which citizens of the United States who are registered to vote in one of the 50 U.S. states or in Washington, D.C. cast ballots not directly for those offices, but instead for members of the U.S. Electoral College, known as electors.

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United States presidential election in Alabama, 1980

The United States presidential election in Alabama was held on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Alaska, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Alaska took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Arizona, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in California, 1980

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United States presidential election in Colorado, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Colorado took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Delaware, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Delaware took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Florida, 1980

In the 1980 United States presidential election, Florida was won comfortably by the Republican candidate, former California governor Ronald Reagan, over Democratic incumbent Jimmy Carter.

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United States presidential election in Georgia, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Georgia took place on November 4, 1980, in Georgia as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Hawaii, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Hawaii took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Idaho, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Idaho took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Illinois, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Indiana, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Indiana took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Iowa, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Kansas, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Kansas took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1980

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United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1980

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United States presidential election in Maine, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Maine took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Maryland, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1980

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United States presidential election in Michigan, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 4, 1980, in Minnesota as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Mississippi took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Missouri, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Missouri took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 4, 1980, and was part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Nebraska, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Nebraska took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Nevada, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election, which was held throughout all 50 states and D.C. Voters chose 4 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

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United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1980

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United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in New Mexico took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in New York, 1980

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United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in North Dakota took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Ohio, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Ohio took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Oklahoma, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Oklahoma took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Oregon, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Oregon took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 4, 1980, and was part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Rhode Island, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Rhode Island took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Texas, 1980

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United States presidential election in the District of Columbia, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1980

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United States presidential election in Vermont, 1980

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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Washington (state), 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Washington was held on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in West Virginia, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in West Virginia took place on November 4, 1980, in West Virginia as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Wisconsin took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1980

The 1980 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 4, 1980.

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United States presidential election, 1892

The United States presidential election of 1892 was the 27th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1892.

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United States presidential election, 1912

The United States presidential election of 1912 was the 32nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912.

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United States presidential election, 1932

The United States presidential election of 1932 was the thirty-seventh quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932.

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United States presidential election, 1964

The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.

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United States presidential election, 1968

The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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United States Secretary of the Treasury

The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.

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United States Senate elections, 1980

The 1980 United States Senate elections coincided with Ronald Reagan's victory in the presidential election.

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Urban enterprise zone

An urban enterprise zone is an area in which policies to encourage economic growth and development are implemented.

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Vice President of the United States

The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Walter Mondale

Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician, diplomat, and lawyer who served as the 42nd Vice President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and as a United States Senator from Minnesota (1964–76).

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Watergate scandal

The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States during the early 1970s, following a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972, and President Richard Nixon's administration's subsequent attempt to cover up its involvement.

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West Virginia

West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.

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Western United States

The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

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White Americans

White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.

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White House Rose Garden

The White House Rose Garden is a garden bordering the Oval Office and the West Wing of the White House in Washington, D.C., United States.

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William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.

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Windfall profits tax

A windfall profits tax is a higher tax rate on profits that ensue from a sudden windfall gain to a particular company or industry.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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Write-in candidate

A write-in candidate is a candidate in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom voters may vote nonetheless by writing in the person's name.

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Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (or מלחמת יום כיפור,;,, or حرب تشرين), also known as the 1973 Arab–Israeli War, was a war fought from October 6 to 25, 1973, by a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against Israel.

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1980 Democratic National Convention

The 1980 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party nominated President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale for reelection.

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1980 Republican National Convention

The 1980 National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States convened at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, from July 14 to July 17, 1980.

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1980 Summer Olympics boycott

The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott was one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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1984 Summer Olympics

The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.

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1984 Summer Olympics boycott

The boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles followed four years after the U.S.-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_1980

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