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Huey Long
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U.S. Governor
    (August 30, 1893-September 10, 1935)
    Governor of Louisiana (1928-1932)
    Member of the U.S. Senate (1930-1935)
    Leader of the Populist Party
    Nicknamed 'The Kingfish'
    Intended to run for president in 1936
    Shot by Carl Weiss (September 8, 1935)
    He was nearly impeached as governor of Louisiana for making illegal loans.
    He had his own police force that would help to strike down those that got in his way.
    He was so confident he'd be elected president in 1936, he wrote an entire book about his first days in the White House.
    Franklin Roosevelt privately called Long 'the most dangerous man in America.'
    He was against Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal program.
    He was known as a great orator both by his supporters and opponents.
    He was hugely popular among the poor in Depression-era America.
    He was shot by an assassin as he left his office and died before he could run for president (1935).
    He promised every American in the Great Depression a car, radio, and job if he was elected president.
    He was against big business and an advocate for the poor.

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    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 33 Votes: 51.52% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 37 Votes: 54.05% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 23 Votes: 39.13% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 205 Votes: 55.12% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 45 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 46 Votes: 78.26% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 24 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 51 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 46 Votes: 60.87% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 81 Votes: 49.38% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 68 Votes: 67.65% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 140 Votes: 65.00% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 288 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 121 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
 
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