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Speakers of the House in Presidential Politics

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2012 Republican nominee for Vice President2015-pres.
Won 147 delegates in the 2012 Republican primaries1995-99
Two-term vice president under Franklin Roosevelt1931-33
1884 Republican nominee for president (lost to Grover Cleveland)1869-75
Ulysses S. Grant's first vice president1863-69
Won 39 electoral votes (3rd most) in 1860 presidential election1834-35
Elected president in 1844 and still the only Speaker of the House to become president1835-39
Ran for president in 1824, 1832 and 1844, losing each time1811-25*

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