18.) Rep. Pete McCloskey

  • 02/25/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Pete McCloskey was a former Republican Member of Congress who served in the House from 1967 to 1983. 

Running on an anti-war platform, he unsuccessfully primaried incumbent President Richard Nixon in 1972. 

After 59 years as a Republican, McCloskey switched his party affiliation to Democrat in April 2007.

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