But that was not much different than other Presidential nominees have done.
He was the only presidential nominee of a major party to run in opposition to the war.
He was the party's presidential nominee twice as governor, in 1944 and 1948.
That's a quality critical to a presidential nominee - and to a president.
Other people suggested that military service should be a given for any Presidential nominee.
This is not the way Presidential nominees are supposed to campaign.
The Democratic presidential nominee has put off a physical exam.
As of 2012, he was also the youngest Republican presidential nominee.
The Democrats could not agree on any vice presidential nominee.
No Republican presidential nominee has won a single county in the state nor obtained over 40% of the vote since 1988.