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15 vice presidents who became president themselves

Fifteen former vice presidents have gone on to become president themselves. Some were unexpectedly inaugurated after the president’s resignation, assassination, or illness. Others, like Joe Biden, ran for office after their terms as vice president ended. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Throughout US history, 15 men who served as […]
15 vice presidents who became president themselves
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Barack Obama’s record-setting memoir, ‘A Promised Land’, is causing headaches for indie bookstores that are struggling to fulfil orders

Barack Obama’s “A Promised Land” sold almost 890,000 copies in 24 hours, leaving indie booksellers scrambling to handle orders. Shipments from publishers are filling up spaces once used for shoppers and events at stores reckoning with COVID-19 lockdowns. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. At Parnassus Books in Nashville, […]
Barack Obama’s record-setting memoir, ‘A Promised Land’, is causing headaches for indie bookstores that are struggling to fulfil orders
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9 of the most memorable presidential elections in American history

While it may seem each presidential election is more shocking than the one before, American politics has a long history of memorable moments. Some elections have dramatically changed the course of history – just weeks after Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861, the Civil War began. The election of 1800 marked […]
9 of the most memorable presidential elections in American history
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16 presidents who grew up in surprisingly humble homes

Some presidents like John F. Kennedy were born to wealthy families with large estates. Others came from working-class families who lived in small cabins or on farms. President Abraham Lincoln was born and raised in a one-bedroom log cabin on the Kentucky frontier. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. While […]
16 presidents who grew up in surprisingly humble homes
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What the childhood homes of 24 US first ladies looked like

Some first ladies grew up in humble suburban homes. Others were raised on wealthy plantations and estates. Many of their birthplaces and childhood homes are now museums or national landmarks. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The role of US first lady has never been officially defined, and the influential […]
What the childhood homes of 24 US first ladies looked like
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20 jobs presidents had before they were in office

You’ll be surprised to learn some of the jobs presidents had before they became commander-in-chief. Abraham Lincoln was a postmaster in New Salem, Illinois. John F. Kennedy was a journalist and reported on the end of World War II. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Though many presidents of the […]
20 jobs presidents had before they were in office
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15 photos of presidents doting on their kids

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. This year it falls on June 21. Almost every president of the United States has had children. Photos show these leaders doting on their kids just like regular dads. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. James Polk is the only […]
15 photos of presidents doting on their kids