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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-28-11 03:05 PM
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20. there was no Bull Moose party
that was just TR trying to pull a Lieberman.

Now the populist party was a real party, and they actually controlled a number of state legislatures (in places like Kansas and NoDak. However, they got co-opted by the Democratic Party when their candidate, William Jennings Bryan, was nominated as the Democratic candidate as well.

The last successful 3rd party was the Republican Party.
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