Richard M. Nixon ran against John F. Kennedy in the 1960 presidential election. President Kennedy won by a very slim margin, receiving 34,226,731 popular votes versus Nixon’s 34,108,157 votes and 303 electoral votes vers... More »

In the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln ran against the Southern Democratic candidate John C. Breckinridge, Northern Democratic candidate Stephen Douglas and Constitutional Union candidate John Bell and, in th... More »

William Jefferson Clinton ran against George H.W. Bush and Ross Perot in the 1992 United States presidential elections, and Bob Dole and Ross Perot were his opponents in the 1996 elections. In the 1992 election, Bush was... More »

Most observers believe that John F. Kennedy's popularity was due to his personal charisma and the fact he captured the public's admiration as a figure of youth, strength and optimism about the future rather than for his ... More »

John F. Kennedy served 1,037 days as the president of the United States. Kennedy was sworn into office on Jan. 20, 1961 and was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963. More »

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was the 35th president of the United States. He served from 1961 to 1963, and he was the first Roman Catholic president. He had barely served 1,000 days in office before he was assassinat... More »

John F. Kennedy's opponent in the 1960 presidential election was Richard Nixon. In the Democratic primaries, Kennedy faced a number of candidates, of whom the most formidable were Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey and S... More »