President Nixon's Political Career

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Nixon Presidency Born on 9 January 1913, Richard Nixon, or “Tricky Dick”, as he was called, started his political career in the U.S Congress where he went against a five-term Democrat named Jerry Voorhis. President Nixon used notions of Voorhis’ communist sympathy to win a seat in the House of Representatives in 1946. During his time as a member of the House of Representatives he gained a reputation of an internationalist and an Anti-Communist. From the late 1940’s to the 1950’s as the red scare was going on he employed a successful campaign tactic of using allegations and testimonies of Soviet Union affiliations to remove his enemies from Congress with hostile cross-examinations in court.
From 1952 to 1960 President Richard Nixon
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Yet since he was in the heart of the racist south his “New Southerner” Liberal Democrat approach to the South did not get much attention. Seeing that his ideas weren’t working there and that Governors were only limited to one term in Georgia, Carter almost immediately began positioning himself for the 1970 election.
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