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President Ronald Reagan, left, and Vice President George (Credit: AP)

President Ronald Reagan, left, and Vice President George H.W. Bush in the Blue Room of the White House. (Jan. 29, 1984)

U.S. vice presidents

A look back at some of our country's vice presidents.

Vice President Joe Biden at a White House
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Vice President Joe Biden at a White House briefing on seniors issues at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. (July 16, 2012)

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the guest speaker at the Long Island Association's fall luncheon set for Oct. 8 . (Dec. 19, 2005)

President Bill Clinton, right, and Vice President Al
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President Bill Clinton, right, and Vice President Al Gore in the Oval Office. (Jan. 29, 1993)

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George H.W. Bush, left, campaigns with running mate
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George H.W. Bush, left, campaigns with running mate Dan Quayle. Quayle served as vice president when Bush was elected president. (1988)

President Ronald Reagan, left, and Vice President George
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President Ronald Reagan, left, and Vice President George H.W. Bush in the Blue Room of the White House. (Jan. 29, 1984)

Walter F. Mondale talks with residents of New
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Walter F. Mondale talks with residents of New York's Co-op City. Mondale was vice president under President Jimmy Carter. (Oct. 31, 1976)

Nelson A. Rockefeller was vice president under President
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Nelson A. Rockefeller was vice president under President Gerald Ford. (1959)

Gerald Ford was vice president under Richard Nixon
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Gerald Ford was vice president under Richard Nixon and later became the 38th president. (August 1964)

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Spiro Agnew on NBC's
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Spiro Agnew on NBC's "Meet The Press." Agnew was vice president under Richard Nixon. (1980)

Hubert H. Humphrey concedes the West Virginia presidential
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Hubert H. Humphrey concedes the West Virginia presidential preference primary election to Sen. John Kennedy in Charleston, W.Va. Humphrey became vice president under President Lyndon Johnson. (May 10, 1960)

Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson talks to reporters
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Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson talks to reporters about his tour of Senegal, Geneva and Paris in the White House. Johnson was vice president under President John F. Kennedy and became president after Kennedy was assassinated. (April 7, 1961)

Richard Nixon during his presidential campaign in Chicago.
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Richard Nixon during his presidential campaign in Chicago. Nixon was vice president under President Eisenhower and later became the 37th president. (July 1960)

President Harry S. Truman, left, and Vice President
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President Harry S. Truman, left, and Vice President Alben Barkley in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C. (1948)

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Harry S. Truman was vice president under President
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Harry S. Truman was vice president under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and later became president. (Oct. 8, 1947)

Henry A. Wallace, left, campaigning with President Franklin
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Henry A. Wallace, left, campaigning with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park, N.Y. Wallace was vice president under President Roosevelt. (Aug. 8, 1940)

John Nance Garner, left, and Franklin D. Roosevelt,
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John Nance Garner, left, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, in Topeka, Kansas. Garner served as vice president under Roosevelt. (Sept. 14, 1932)

Herbert Hoover, left, and Charles Curtis. Curtis was
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Herbert Hoover, left, and Charles Curtis. Curtis was vice president under President Hoover. (June 19, 1928)

Charles G. Dawes, left, with Calvin Coolidge. Dawes
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Charles G. Dawes, left, with Calvin Coolidge. Dawes was vice president under President Coolidge. (July 2, 1924)

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Calvin Coolidge was vice president under President Warren
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Calvin Coolidge was vice president under President Warren G. Harding and went on to become the 30th president of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt was vice president under President William
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Theodore Roosevelt was vice president under President William McKinley and went on to become the 26th president.

Chester A. Arthur served as vice president under
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Chester A. Arthur served as vice president under James A. Garfield and became the 21st president.

Schuyler Colfax served as vice president under President
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Schuyler Colfax served as vice president under President Ulysses Grant.

Andrew Johnson was vice president under Abraham Lincoln
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Andrew Johnson was vice president under Abraham Lincoln and became the 17th president.

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Martin Van Buren was vice president under Andrew
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Martin Van Buren was vice president under Andrew Jackson and then became the eighth president.

John C. Calhoun was vice president under President
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John C. Calhoun was vice president under President John Quincy Adams in 1824 and in 1828 under President Andrew Jackson.

Aaron Burr was Thomas Jefferson's vice president. Burr
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Aaron Burr was Thomas Jefferson's vice president. Burr was indicted for murder in the slaying of Alexander Hamilton and later for treason in a plot to seize the new Louisiana Territory.

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