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    There are 73 total persons in this view, with 25 items displayed per page.

  • John Lewis

    John Lewis

    Member, United States House of Representatives (Georgia's 5th District) (1987 - 2020)

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    John Lewis was an American civil rights leader and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and was the United States Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020.

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    Symra Brandon

    Director of Community Affairs, New York State Senate and Former City Council Member, Yonkers, New York

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    Symra Brandon is the Director of Community Affairs at New York Senate, for Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D, IP, WF), who is Temporary President and Majority Leader at New York Senate. Brandon is formerly a City Council Member at Yonkers, New York.

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  • Jamaal Bowman

    Jamaal Bowman

    2020 Political Candidate, Democrat for United States Congress (NY-16)

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    Jamaal Bowman is a middle school principal and has been a teacher and public school advocate for twenty years. He has seen firsthand how low-income families are being locked out of opportunity by a system that's rigged for the wealthy and privileged few.

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  • Eleanor Holmes Norton

    Eleanor Holmes Norton

    Delegate, United States House of Representatives (1991 - Present)

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    Eleanor Holmes Norton is a politician serving as a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, representing the District of Columbia. As a non-voting member, Norton may serve on committees as well as speak on the House floor.

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  • Stacey Abrams

    Stacey Abrams

    Member, Georgia House of Representatives (2006 - 2017)

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    Stacey Abrams is an American politician who served in the Georgia House of Representatives, and served as minority leader from 2011 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the party's nominee in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election.

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  • Pete Buttigieg

    Pete Buttigieg

    Former Mayor, South Bend, Indiana

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    Pete Buttigieg is an American politician, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana and candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election.

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  • Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.

    Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.

    Founder and President, Rainbow/PUSH

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    Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia (1991 - 1997).

    Collections: Black History Month

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  • Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum

    United States Senator (R-Penn.) (1995 - 2007)

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    Rick Santorum is an American politician, attorney, and political commentator. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a United States senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and was the Senate's third-ranking Republican from 2001 to 2007.

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  • Kim Jong-un

    Kim Jong-un

    3rd Supreme Leader, North Korea

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    Kim Jong-un (officially transcribed Kim Jong Un) is a North Korean politician who has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2011 and chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea since 2012. He is the second child of Kim Jong-il (1941 - 2011).

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  • Rudy Giuliani

    Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor, New York City (1994 - 2001)

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    Rudy Giuliani is an American politician, attorney, and public speaker who served as the 107th Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001. He currently acts as an attorney to President Donald Trump.

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  • Marie Yovanovitch

    Marie Yovanovitch

    Former United States Ambassador to Ukraine

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    Marie Yovanovitch is an American diplomat and member of the senior ranks of the United States Foreign Service. She served in a variety of State Department posts, including Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2004 - 2005).

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  • Andrew Yang

    Andrew Yang

    United States Democratic Presidential Candidate (2020)

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    Andrew Yang is an American 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. He is the founder of Venture for America (VFA), a nonprofit that focuses on creating jobs in struggling American cities.

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    Member, United States House of Representatives (New York's 14th District)

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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials, AOC, is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. Since January 3, 2019, she has been the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district.

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  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams

    6th President of the United States (1825 - 1829)

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    John Quincy Adams was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825.

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  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland

    22nd President of the United States (1885 - 1889) and 24th President of the United States (1893 - 1897)

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    Grover Cleveland 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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  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson

    7th President of the United States (1829 - 1837)

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    Andrew Jackson was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, he gained fame as a general in the United States Army.

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  • William McKinley

    William McKinley

    25th President of the United States (1897)

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    William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination six months into his second term. During his presidency, he led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War.

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  • Martin Van Buren

    Martin Van Buren

    8th President of the United States (1837 - 1841)

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    Martin Van Buren was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841. He was the first president born after the independence of the United States from the British Empire.

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  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson

    28th President of the United States (1913 - 1921)

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    Woodrow Wilson was an American statesman, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the President of Princeton University.

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  • John Tyler

    John Tyler

    10th President of the United States (1841 - 1845)

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    John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States from 1841 to 1845 after briefly serving as the tenth Vice President (1841); he was elected to the latter office on the 1840 Whig ticket with President William Henry Harrison.

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  • Warren G. Harding

    Warren G. Harding

    29th President of the United States (1921 - 1923)

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    Warren G. Harding was the 29th President of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most popular U.S. Presidents to that point.

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  • James K. Polk

    James K. Polk

    11th President of the United States (1845 - 1849)

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    James K. Polk was the 11th President of the United States from 1845 to 1849. He previously was Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839) and Governor of Tennessee (1839–1841).

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  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge

    30th President of the United States (1923 - 1929)

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    Calvin Coolidge was a politician and lawyer who served as the 30th President of the United States from 1923 to 1929. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, he worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics.

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  • Zachary Taylor

    Zachary Taylor

    12th President of the United States (1849 - 1850)

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    Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. He previously was a career officer in the United States Army, rose to the rank of major general and became a national hero.

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  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover

    31st President of the United States (1929 - 1933)

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    Herbert Hoover was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression.

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  • There are 73 total persons in this view, with 25 items displayed per page.