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Abraham Lincoln ABRAHAM LINCOLN had grave doubts about his re-election to the presidency in the campaign of 1864. Although he had been unanimously renominated at the Republican national convention in June, there was some disaffection in the country over the progress of the war, which was declared to be a failure by the Democrats, who in August nominated General George B. McClellan as Lincoln's opponent. The great war President's characteristic modesty was instanced in the course of an address he made on June 9, 1864, to a delegation from the National Union League called on him to offer their congratulations on his renomination.
Weasel words/' Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) FROM his favorite study of nature Theodore Roosevelt drew an analogy to characterize equivocal terms. " Whether or not age, it is the term was Roosevelt's original coingenerally attributed to him as an apt comparison- American Sayings 46 "Turn the rascals out/' Charles Anderson HORACE GREELEY, famous editor of the Dana (1819-1897) New York Trib- une, was the candidate of the Liberal Republican Party for President in 1872, running against General IL S.
The dispute was over the right of the President to remove holders of federal offices without interference from the Senate. The Democratic party had been successful in the national elections of 1884, which gave the Presidency to a member of that party for the first time since the Civil War, but enough Republicans held over in the Senate to make trouble for the administration. Cleveland had removed many Republican federal office and the Republican Senators denied his right to do it without "the advice and consent of the Senate," and they demanded that in each case of a removal the Presholders, ident submit to the Senate his reasons for ordering it.