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Seven incumbent vice presidents ran for president and lost. Four failed to win their party's nomination: Thomas R. Marshall in 1920, Charles G. Dawes in 1928 and 1932, John Nance Garner in 1940, and Alben W. Barkley in 1952. Three won the nomination but lost in the general election: Richard Nixon in 1960, Hubert Humphrey in 1968 (who lost to Nixon), and Al Gore in 2000.  more...



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