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List of Presidents of the United States by previous experience ...

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Although many paths may lead to the Presidency of the United States, the most common job ... 22 Presidents had previous military experience; 9 were Generals in the US Army. 18 Presidents ... 16 Pres...

U.S. Senate: Senators Who Became Presidents

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To date, sixteen senators have also served as president of the United States. Three senators, Warren G. Harding, John F. Kennedy, and Barack Obama moved  ...

Ted Cruz says about half of presidents were previously governors ...

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Apr 27, 2015 ... Texan Ted Cruz, the first-term U.S. senator who declared his candidacy for president in March 2015, recently countered that senators have ...

How a U.S. Senator Can Avoid "The Senate Curse" and Get Elected ...

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Nov 11, 2013 ... Obama spent much of the 2006 election cycle continuing to raise his national ... The only other two U.S. Senators to be elected President were ...

From Congress to the White House - FactCheck.org

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Feb 5, 2008 ... A: John F. Kennedy was the last president to have moved directly from ... from his post as senator of Ohio to become the 29th U.S. president . ... were sitting members of Congress when they were elected to the White House.

What sitting US Senators were elected President? - FunTrivia.com

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Jan 27, 2008 ... Two men were elected President directly from the U.S. Senate. The first was Warren G. Harding, who served in the Senate from March 4, 1915, ...

What U.S. presidents were not previously Representatives ... - Quora

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Mar 4, 2015 ... Alexander Teplyakov gave a great answer, I just wanted to add a link to a blog I ... What U.S. presidents were not previously Representatives, Congressmen ... How many U.S. congressmen and senators have traveled outside ...

Who has served as a House Representative, Senator, Vice ... - Quora

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LBJ for one. There may be others. I just found another (besides Nixon). Andrew Johnson who ... Andrew Johnson who became president after Lincoln was shot was also a Congressman ... What U.S. presidents were not previously Representatives, Congressmen, or Senators? ... How many members are in the U.S. Senate?

How Many United States Presidents Were Senators First? - wiseGEEK

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Over one third of US presidents were senators first, including Andrew Jackson, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and...

The Governors' Advantage in Presidential Races Is Bigger Than You ...

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Jun 15, 2011 ... ... their party's nomination, candidates who are or were governors tend ... Throughout American history, about twice as many governors as senators have ... 5 United States senators, 3 vice presidents, and 2 sitting presidents.

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Senators who became president - CBS News

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Nov 2, 2015 ... Is the U.S. Senate a pathway to the presidency? Sixteen presidents were once senators and three moved directly from the U.S Senate to the ...

Why Is It Hard for Senators to Become President? - The Monkey Cage

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Jan 24, 2008 ... Of the 100 sitting senators, 16 have run for president. Since John F. ... Many governors do not have this low-investment luxury. When their terms ...

Have Senators or Governors traditionally made better Presidents ...

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Mar 15, 2014 ... Half of these fellows were ex-governors, but only one of those is consistently ranked .... "Throughout American history, about twice as many governors as senators have been chosen to be standard bearers by the major parties, ...