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10 things you might not know about presidential also-rans

10 things you might not know about presidential also-rans

The first Republican presidential debate takes place Thursday, and one thing is certain: All but one of the Democrats, Republicans and independents who are seeking the nation's highest office will be losers in the end. Here's a look at 10 facts about failed presidential candidates: 1. A perennial presidential candidate in the mid-19th century was Leonard "Live Forever" Jones, a Kentuckian who believed that if people could find a way to live sinless lives, they would never die. Jones envisioned a city of immortals where cemeteries would be unnecessary, but that city was never built, and he never made much of an impact as the candidate of the High Moral Party. Jones, to...

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