This Week’s Trivia Question
We know William Henry Harrison never got to experience his first hundred days as president — he died 31 days into his term in 1841. But who was the most recent VICE president who served fewer than 100 days in office?
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The answer? Don Young. The Alaska Republican, who happens to be the most senior Republican in the House, was first elected in a 1973 special election, following the death of Democrat Nick Begich.
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