According to About.com's Steve Smith, the nickname "Tricky Dick" for Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, was a response to smear campaign he ran against Helen Douglas when both were competing for a Se... More »

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States and also served as Vice President under Dwight D. Eisenhower. During his presidency, he opened relations with the People's Republic of China, and during h... More »

When Richard Nixon resigned in 1974, he was widely disliked as a consequence of the Watergate scandal. Although some consider him to have a few redeeming qualities, Watergate is conceded to be evidence of his being unfit... More »

U.S. voters elected Richard M. Nixon as President of the United States in November, 1968. He also won a second presidential election in 1972. Nixon served as Dwight D. Eisenhower's vice-president from 1952-1960. He was e... More »

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The direct effect of the Watergate scandal was the resignation of Richard Nixon as President of the United States. A number of Nixon's aides were sent to federal prison. Congress subsequently passed several laws concerni... More »

Warren G. Harding's campaign slogan was "Return to Normalcy," which led him to victory as the 29th President of the United States. He also used the slogan "Cox and Cocktails" on occasion during his campaign to showcase h... More »

When the President of the United States appoints someone to a position, like a Supreme Court judge, it has to go through the Senate for approval. This rule is reflected by the appointments clause in the Constitution. More »