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July 25, 2011

 

Jonathan Jennings grave, edit

A Savvy Politician Guides Indiana Into Statehood

Voters opposed outright electioneering, so when Jennings dropped in at a militia muster or log rolling, he was always ‘on his way’ to some other place.

November 10, 2008

 

Dan Quayle

Controversial vice presidential picks are nothing new in American politics, as even recent Indiana history reveals. When Republican presidential nominee George H.W. Bush announced his running mate in August 1988, Indiana Senator James Danforth Quayle faced relentless questioning from the press about his military service, personal life and leadership experience.

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