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Foreign-Born US Presidential Candidates, Part 4

The final pair of foreign-born American politicians who would have been strong contenders for the presidency are notable in that they are in modern politics, and that they are both women. The first is former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. … Continue reading

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Foreign-Born US Presidential Candidates, Part 3

The next pair of foreign-born politicians who could have been presidential contenders are both Germans who migrated to the Northeastern United States, and each became part of the political establishment in the region. The first is Robert F. Wagner. Wagner … Continue reading

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Foreign-Born US Presidential Contenders, Part 2

The second pair of foreign-born presidential contenders both have similar political careers, revolving around turn of the century Chicago. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Chicago experienced an astonishing rate of growth, going from under 30,000 in the … Continue reading

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Foreign-Born US Presidential Contenders, Part 1

“No person except a natural born Citizen … shall be eligible to the Office of President,” so says Article II, Section I of the United States Constitution. The clause has gained a lot of media attention in recent years, as … Continue reading

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