6.) "Ma, Ma, Where’s My Pa?"

  • 09/26/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Grover Cleveland admitted to fathering a child out of wedlock during the 1884 presidential election. Cleveland sent the boy to an orphanage and committed the mother to a mental institution, tarnishing his image as "Grover the Good."

Ultimately, Cleveland won the presidency by a hair's breadth.

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