Now that we know that Sarah Huckabee Sanders is considering a run for governor of Arkansas (in 2022), we have this trivia question: Who was the last White House press secretary to run for office after leaving his or her job?
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The answer? Calvin Coolidge. After succeeding to the presidency in 1923 following the death of Warren Harding, Coolidge sought a full term in 1924 and won.
The randomly selected winner is … Maryanne Singer of Boynton Beach, Fla. Maryanne wins the coveted Political Junkie button.