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"If Barack Obama was JFK, Joe Biden has the opportunity to be Lyndon B. Johnson" - @cthagod  on CNN right now, adding that he liked what he heard from Biden in Philadelphia this morning, but wants to see more.

Opinion: Trump campaigns like Richard Nixon and George Wallace, but in reality, he is Lyndon Johnson: a man who has lost control of the machine

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was originally proposed by Kennedy and was killed by filibuster. Lyndon Johnson pushed it forward at an exceedingly difficult time for the country. If you can imagine Trump doing anything remotely like that, you are smoking some powerful stuff.

Perspective: Our leaders can look to Lyndon Johnson to see how to minimize damage today

Lyndon Johnson'>President Lyndon Johnson constituted the Kerner Commission to identify the genesis of the violent 1967 riots that killed 43 in Detroit and 26 in Newark, while causing fewer casualties in 23 other cities.

The last Democrat to win a majority of the white vote was Lyndon Johnson in 1964.

The last time Utah voted for a Democrat for president was Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964. The Beehive State’s 56-year streak of voting for Republicans for president may be in real danger, according to a new poll.

@RussContreras  Sure, but the story doesn't end there. The American GI Forum alerted an ambitious (and sympathetic) young US Senator, Lyndon Johnson, arranged to have Private Longoria buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

“In 1966, President Lyndon B Johnson declared Waterloo, New York, the official birthplace of #MemorialDay , since the town had observed the moment continuously for 100 years…” #MemorialDayWeekendWeekend 

Excellent bookshelf, but I’m not sure I would put Einstein so close to Lyndon Johnson — or vice versa.

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Today in 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare & Medicaid into law. We must strengthen and expand, not slash, them.

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Every American president could have been charged with abuse of power. JFK for the Bay of Pigs fiasco. Lyndon Johnson for misleading the nation on Vietnam. Truman for dropping the atom bomb. Obama for failing to protect Americans in Libya. Lincoln for suspending Habeas Corpus.

Lyndon Johnson'>President Lyndon Johnson was a civil rights champion who forever changed the course of our nation’s history. It is my honor to accept the #LBJaward  this evening. Tune in here to watch:

Republicans called FDR a "socialist" for passing Social Security. They called Lyndon Johnson a "socialist" for passing Medicare. They called Barack Obama a "socialist" for passing the Affordable Care Act. Now, they're calling Democrats "socialists" for seeking decency.

Today in 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson called for legislation guaranteeing equal voting rights for every American. More than 50 years later, that struggle continues. As President, I’d support making Election Day a national holiday, expanding early voting, and automatic registration.

“We are aware of no Pres­i­dent, not even such ruth­less prag­ma­tists as Richard Nixon or Lyn­don John­son, who would have writ­ten a pub­lic state­ment like this with­out so much as a grace note about Amer­i­ca’s abid­ing val­ues and prin­ci­ples.”

52 years ago today, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by Lyndon Johnson'>President Lyndon Johnson. We must defend and restore the VRA.

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"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose." -Lyndon B. Johnson