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Fun Fact Friday: President Atchison?

Fun Fact Friday: President Atchison?

Did you know that Senate President David Rice Atchison was commonly considered President of the United States for a single day in 1849? It’s true! According to Wikipedia, outgoing President James K. Polk’s term ended at noon on March 4, which was a Sunday. His successor, Zachary Taylor, refused to be sworn into office on

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