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Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

Anarcho-Occultist

Well-known member
The Sacrifices We Must All Make
John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey 1981-1985

1980: Def. Ronald Reagan/George HW Bush, Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale, Ed Clark/David Koch
Paul Laxalt/Howard Baker 1985-1993
1984: Def. Walter Mondale/Jerry Brown, John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey
1988: Def. Ron Dellums/Mike Gravel, Gary Hart/Paul Tsongas
Bernie Sanders/John Lewis 1993-2001
1992: Def. Pat Robertson/John Tower, Al Gore/Lloyd Bentsen
1996: Def. Jack Kemp/J.C. Watts, Lee Iacocca/Tom Harkin
John McCain/Joe Lieberman 2001-2009
2000: Def. Jesse Ventura/Ralph Nader, Rick Santorum/Mike Huckabee
2004: Def. Bill Bradley/Jay Inslee
Jon Stewart/Barbara Lee 2009-2013
2008: Def. Bill Weld/Bill Clinton
Bill Haslam/Kirstin Gillibrand 2013-2021

2012: Def. Jon Stewart/Barbara Lee, Tom Tancredo/Sam Brownback
2016: Def. Howie Hawkins/Elizabeth Warren, Steve King/Michael Flynn
Krysten Sinema/Jay Inslee 2021-
2020: Def. Kirstin Gillibrand/Charlie Crist, Alex Jones/Sarah Sanders
 

Bolt451

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She/Her
The Sacrifices We Must All Make
John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey 1981-1985

1980: Def. Ronald Reagan/George HW Bush, Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale, Ed Clark/David Koch
Paul Laxalt/Howard Baker 1985-1993
1984: Def. Walter Mondale/Jerry Brown, John B. Anderson/Patrick Lucey
1988: Def. Ron Dellums/Mike Gravel, Gary Hart/Paul Tsongas
Bernie Sanders/John Lewis 1993-2001
1992: Def. Pat Robertson/John Tower, Al Gore/Lloyd Bentsen
1996: Def. Jack Kemp/J.C. Watts, Lee Iacocca/Tom Harkin
John McCain/Joe Lieberman 2001-2009
2000: Def. Jesse Ventura/Ralph Nader, Rick Santorum/Mike Huckabee
2004: Def. Bill Bradley/Jay Inslee
Jon Stewart/Barbara Lee 2009-2013
2008: Def. Bill Weld/Bill Clinton
Bill Haslam/Kirstin Gillibrand 2013-2021

2012: Def. Jon Stewart/Barbara Lee, Tom Tancredo/Sam Brownback
2016: Def. Howie Hawkins/Elizabeth Warren, Steve King/Michael Flynn
Krysten Sinema/Jay Inslee 2021-
2020: Def. Kirstin Gillibrand/Charlie Crist, Alex Jones/Sarah Sanders
So a moderate left, a far right and a roughly centre-right party?
 

Catalunya

Well-known member
US Senators as of January 2013.

Basically Hillary loses to McCain in 2008. His presidency and the economy goes about as bad as you’d expect and he loses seats all across the country in 2010. He governs more to the left as a response and approves almost everything the Democratic supermajorities in both houses put in front of him. He still continues to be a hawk in the Arab world and aids rebels in Libya, Syria etc. His moderation and continued interventionism causes Ron Paul to primary him and do pretty well actually. McCain tries to go back to the right, but burns more bridges in the process. He manages to win the nomination again, but Ron Paul runs on the libertarian ticket and Barack Obama wins in an absolute landslide holding over 70 senate seats and with upcoming mid-terms that look quite favorable towards his party.

Alabama:
Richard Shelby (R)
Jeff Sessions (R)


Alaska:
Mark Begich (D)

Sarah Palin (R)

Arizona:
Janet Napolitano (D)
Gabrielle Giffords (D)

Arkansas:
Blanche Lincoln (D)
Mark Pryor (D)

California:
Dianne Feinstein (D)
Barbara Boxer (D)

Colorado:
Michael Bennet (D)
Mark Udall (D)

Connecticut:
Ned Lamont (D)
Richard Blumenthal (D)

Delaware:
Joe Biden (D)
Chris Coons (D)

Florida:
Bill Nelson (D)
Alex Sink (D)


Georgia:
Saxby Chambliss (R)
Johnny Isakson (R)


Hawaii:
Colleen Hanabusa (D)
Brian Schatz (D)


Idaho:
Mike Crapo (R)
Jim Risch (R)


Illinois:
Dick Durbin (D)
Alexei Giannoulias (D)

Indiana:
Evan Bayh (D)
Brad Ellsworth (D)


Iowa:
Chuck Grassley (R)

Tom Harkin (D)

Kansas:
Pat Roberts (R)
Jerry Moran (R)


Kentucky:
Mitch McConell (R)

Jack Conway (D)

Louisiana:
Mary Landrieu (D)
Charlie Melançon (D)


Maine:
Susan Collins (R)

John Baldacci (D)

Maryland:
Barbara Mikulski (D)
Ben Cardin (D)

Massachusetts:
John Kerry (D)
Robert Reich (D)

Michigan:
Carl Levin (D)
Debbie Stabenow (D)


Minnesota:

Amy Klobuchar (D)
Norm Coleman (R)

Mississippi:
Thad Cochran (R)
Roger Wicker (R)


Missouri:
Claire McCaskill (D)
Robin Carnahan (D)

Montana:
Max Baucus (D)
Jon Tester (D)


Nebraska:
Mike Johanns (R)
Bob Kerrey (D)

Nevada:
Harry Reid (D)
Shelley Berkley (D)


New Hampshire:
John E. Sununu (R)
Jeanne Shaheen (D)

New Jersey:
Frank Lautenberg (D)
Bob Menendez (D)

New Mexico:
Tom Udall (D)
Ben Ray Luján (D)

New York:
Chuck Schumer (D)
Caroline Kennedy (D)

North Carolina:
Kay Hagan (D)
Elaine Marshall (D)


North Dakota:

John Hoeven (R)
Heidi Heitkamp (D)

Ohio:
Sherrod Brown (D)
Tim Ryan (D)


Oklahoma:
Jim Inhofe (R)
Brad Henry (D)

Oregon:
Ron Wyden (D)
Gordon Smith (R)

Pennsylvania:
Bob Casey Jr. (D)
Joe Sestak (D)

Rhode Island:
Jack Reed (D)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D)


South Carolina:
Jim Hodges (D)
Nikki Haley (R)

North Dakota:
Tim Johnson (D)
John Thune (R)

Tennessee:
Lamar Alexander (R)
Bob Corker (R)


Texas:

John Cornyn (R)
Julían Castro (D)

Utah:
Orrin Hatch (R)
Bob Bennett (R)


Vermont:
Mike Leahy (D)

Bernie Sanders (I)

Virginia:
Mark Warner (D)
Tim Kaine (D)

Washington:
Patty Murray (D)
Maria Cantwell (D)

West Virginia:
Jay Rockefeller (D)
Joe Manchin (D)

Wisconsin:
Russ Feingold (D)
Tammy Baldwin (D)


Wyoming:
Mike Ezni (R)
John Barrasso (R)
 

Catalunya

Well-known member
US Senators as of January 2013.

Basically Hillary loses to McCain in 2008. His presidency and the economy goes about as bad as you’d expect and he loses seats all across the country in 2010. He governs more to the left as a response and approves almost everything the Democratic supermajorities in both houses put in front of him. He still continues to be a hawk in the Arab world and aids rebels in Libya, Syria etc. His moderation and continued interventionism causes Ron Paul to primary him and do pretty well actually. McCain tries to go back to the right, but burns more bridges in the process. He manages to win the nomination again, but Ron Paul runs on the libertarian ticket and Barack Obama wins in an absolute landslide holding over 70 senate seats and with upcoming mid-terms that look quite favorable towards his party.

Alabama:
Richard Shelby (R)
Jeff Sessions (R)


Alaska:
Mark Begich (D)

Sarah Palin (R)

Arizona:
Janet Napolitano (D)
Gabrielle Giffords (D)

Arkansas:
Blanche Lincoln (D)
Mark Pryor (D)

California:
Dianne Feinstein (D)
Barbara Boxer (D)

Colorado:
Michael Bennet (D)
Mark Udall (D)

Connecticut:
Ned Lamont (D)
Richard Blumenthal (D)

Delaware:
Joe Biden (D)
Chris Coons (D)

Florida:
Bill Nelson (D)
Alex Sink (D)


Georgia:
Saxby Chambliss (R)
Johnny Isakson (R)


Hawaii:
Colleen Hanabusa (D)
Brian Schatz (D)


Idaho:
Mike Crapo (R)
Jim Risch (R)


Illinois:
Dick Durbin (D)
Alexei Giannoulias (D)

Indiana:
Evan Bayh (D)
Brad Ellsworth (D)


Iowa:
Chuck Grassley (R)

Tom Harkin (D)

Kansas:
Pat Roberts (R)
Jerry Moran (R)


Kentucky:
Mitch McConell (R)

Jack Conway (D)

Louisiana:
Mary Landrieu (D)
Charlie Melançon (D)


Maine:
Susan Collins (R)

John Baldacci (D)

Maryland:
Barbara Mikulski (D)
Ben Cardin (D)

Massachusetts:
John Kerry (D)
Robert Reich (D)

Michigan:
Carl Levin (D)
Debbie Stabenow (D)


Minnesota:
Amy Klobuchar (D)
Norm Coleman (R)

Mississippi:
Thad Cochran (R)
Roger Wicker (R)


Missouri:
Claire McCaskill (D)
Robin Carnahan (D)

Montana:
Max Baucus (D)
Jon Tester (D)


Nebraska:
Mike Johanns (R)
Bob Kerrey (D)

Nevada:
Harry Reid (D)
Shelley Berkley (D)


New Hampshire:
John E. Sununu (R)
Jeanne Shaheen (D)

New Jersey:
Frank Lautenberg (D)
Bob Menendez (D)

New Mexico:
Tom Udall (D)
Ben Ray Luján (D)

New York:
Chuck Schumer (D)
Caroline Kennedy (D)

North Carolina:
Kay Hagan (D)
Elaine Marshall (D)


North Dakota:
John Hoeven (R)
Heidi Heitkamp (D)

Ohio:
Sherrod Brown (D)
Tim Ryan (D)


Oklahoma:
Jim Inhofe (R)
Brad Henry (D)

Oregon:
Ron Wyden (D)
Gordon Smith (R)

Pennsylvania:
Bob Casey Jr. (D)
Joe Sestak (D)

Rhode Island:
Jack Reed (D)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D)


South Carolina:
Jim Hodges (D)
Nikki Haley (R)

North Dakota:
Tim Johnson (D)
John Thune (R)

Tennessee:
Lamar Alexander (R)
Bob Corker (R)


Texas:
John Cornyn (R)
Julían Castro (D)

Utah:
Orrin Hatch (R)
Bob Bennett (R)


Vermont:
Mike Leahy (D)

Bernie Sanders (I)

Virginia:
Mark Warner (D)
Tim Kaine (D)

Washington:
Patty Murray (D)
Maria Cantwell (D)

West Virginia:
Jay Rockefeller (D)
Joe Manchin (D)

Wisconsin:
Russ Feingold (D)
Tammy Baldwin (D)


Wyoming:
Mike Ezni (R)
John Barrasso (R)
And the Presidential list to accompany it:

2009 - 2010: John McCain / Mark Sanford (Republican)
2008: Hillary Clinton / Evan Bayh (Democrat)

2010 - 2011: John McCain / vacant (Republican)
2011 - 2013: John McCain / Charlie Crist (Republican)
2013 - 2021: Barack Obama / Kathleen Sebellius (Democrat)

2012: John McCain / Charlie Crist (Republican), Ron Paul / Gary Johnson (Libertarian)


Someone at the other place made something almost like this, but I can’t remember who it was. I think 90% of my inspiration comes from that particular story.
 
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Bolt451

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I was actually thinking Anderson’s party is a bit more to the left than you’re thinking. This Sinema is more akin to her circa 2004 as a Green Party activist than her current self.
I didn't know that about her, thanks :)

Also, bisexual POTUS. I like this TL
 

Time Enough

"Enthusiastic Cis Male Partner"
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View attachment 27466

MAKING NEIL KINNOCK:
Leaders of the Labour Party:
1963-1976: Harold Wilson
1976-1979: Michael Foot
1979-1984: Denis Healey
1984-: Neil Kinnock


Deputy Leaders of the Labour Party:
1960-1970: George Brown
1970-1972: Roy Jenkins
1972-1976: Ted Short
1976-1979: Denis Healey
1979-1984: Roy Hattersley
1984-: Micheal Meacher


Prime Ministers of Great Britain:
1974-1976: Harold Wilson (Labour)

1974 (Majority) def: Ted Heath (Conservative), Jeremy Thorpe (Liberal)
1976-1978: Michael Foot (Labour)
1978-1985: Margaret Thatcher (Conservative)
1978 (Majority) def: Michael Foot (Labour), Roy Jenkins-David Steel (Alliance)
1983 (Majority) def: Denis Healey (Labour), David Owen-David Steel (Alliance), Bob Cryer (Solidarity)
1985-1988: Michael Heseltine (Conservative)
1986 (Coalition with *SDP) def: Neil Kinnock (Labour), David Owen (*SDP), Shirley Williams-David Steel (Alliance), Pat Wall (Solidarity)
1988-: Neil Kinnock (Labour)
1988 (Majority) def: Michael Heseltine (Conservative), Rosie Barnes (*SDP), Paddy Ashdown (Alliance), Frank Field-Liz Davies (Solidarity)

1976, Wilson steps down and whilst in the midst of a chaotic leadership election James Callaghan slips in the bath and suffers a concussion. Whilst not enough to stop him losing the first ballot it does give Jenkins a slight boost in support which makes him stay on the second ballot. With Jenkins and Callaghan splitting the Right, Foot manages to break in on the Left but any perception that this would mean Trotskyism and Red Flags in Britain was sadly mistaken. Foot's Government besieged by financial problems and other issues is unable to succeed in dealing with the raises in unemployment and problems with the Trade Unions, however Foot does decide to promote some new young radicals to the Front Bench with folks like Gould and importantly Kinnock getting some Junior Minister jobs. Kinnock in the dying rumblings of the Foot Government is briefly promoted to Secretary of Education as Roy Jenkins and Co decide that Labour's time is up and creates the Social Democrats decreeing that Benn was too strong an influence on Foot. In the spring of 1978, Labour goes to the polls and despite putting up a good fight, Thatcher wins a substantial majority as the Alliance bites into Labour's vote.

The subsequent leadership election is won by Denis Healey decisively against Peter Shore and the Right comes into power of the Labour Party machinations...it doesn't work out. The hunt against Militant becomes a clusterfuck and instead of a slow trickle and death of British Trotskyism the massive kick outs and perception by some on the Left that Militant is being unfairly treated by the Right means a bizarre gaggle of Bennites, Trots and Left Wing oddities join 'Solidarity'. The economy bounces back, Thatcher is rather popular and the Falklands occurs, leading to 1983 becoming a wash for Labour as Healey is unable to deal with the more modern campaigns of the Conservatives and Alliance with a landslide victory occurring for Thatcher. The subsequent leadership elections are considered a referendum on the Labour Right's ability to govern and with the Kinnock-Meacher ticket winning indicating that the answer is a firm 'NO'!

Kinnock helps correct the ship, leading a Modern but Left Wing Labour in reaction to the failure of the Labour Right to modernise either, meanwhile Solidarity's mask slips off during problems with the Liverpool Council, Thatcher battles Heseltine in 1985 over Westland and crashes and burns as Heseltine becomes leader and Owen starts disagreeing with David Steel. The chaos within the Conservative Government ripples outwards and what seems to be a definite Conservative victory becomes a hung parliament with Conservative advantage as Solidarity popularity tumbles off a cliff, Kinnock is able to use the chaos of the Tory Government to his advantage and David Owen nearly destroys the Alliance by taking the 'Gang of Four 2' with him into a coalition with the Conservatives. Within the next two chaotic years nothing much is done and Heseltine stays around by just his finger nails whilst Owen buggers off to the House of Lords in the Winter of 1988.

1988 Heseltine lose a vote of confidence and once again the parties go to the nation, and after 10 years of chaotic rule, Kinnock's stable vision of a Modern, Nuclear Free, Social Democratic Britain seems to appeal to the public over whatever Heseltine has to offer.

And so Kinnock wins and his vision of achieving a 'Bevanite 21st Century' as he joked at the 1987 Labour Party conference may turn out to be true...
1977-1981: Jimmy Carter (Democratic)
1976 (With Frank Church) def: Jerry Ford (Republican)
1981: Ronald Reagan (Republican)
1980 (With George H.W.Bush) def: Ted Kennedy (Democratic), John Anderson (Independent)
1981-1988: George H.W.Bush (Republican)
1984 (With Alexander Haig) def: Gary Hart (Democratic)
1988-1989: Alexander Haig (Republican)
1989-: Geraldine Ferraro (Democratic)
1988 (With Al Gore) def: Alexander Haig (Republican), Lee Iacocca (Independent)

American Liberalism took a bit of a hit in the late 70s, the Carter-Church ticket whilst winning wasn't able to bring about the projects that they wanted and as the 1980 Presidential Election came, the Liberals would strike back against Carter's limp regime with Ted Kennedy's nomination in 1980. Reagan would win but it wouldn't be as much of a landslide as OTL (still over 300 electoral college voters though), but he wouldn't live long enough to implement the ideas he wants as he takes a bullet in 1981. George H.W.Bush takes over and implements something similar to the ideas he wants, mainly a sense of bland Technocratic Conservatism. 1984 is similar to 1980, with the bizarre 'New' Democrats ideas of Gary Hart hitting the brickwall of Bush's presidency, causing many in the Democrats to look away from the emerging strain of Democrats at back towards the classic strains of Social Liberalism/Social Democrats.

The remaining years of Bush's rule go fine...before an incident similar to Iran-Contra occurs. Bush is impeached in 1988 for his part in the various deals and the lame duck Haig regime shows to America that the Republicans have imploded as governing force for the time being. Meanwhile in 1988 the Democrats chose there choice for President, with New York Senator Geraldine Ferraro beating Al Gore and Jesse Jackson with her almost Populist message of Social Liberalism beating out the two. The 1988 election between the Social Liberal Ferraro, the awkward Conservatism of Haig and the Angry Populism of Lee Iacocca see's it be a Ferraro wash.

And so for many the 1990s begin in 1988 with the Kinnock-Ferraro victories and the beginning of the 'Radical 90s'.
 
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Dom

do you mean the potholes?
Moderator
Patreon supporter
Location
Auckland via London
Pronouns
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Cool just know I was right
Moderator Post

You have recently requested and been granted a Fishing Trip, however, your conduct in this thread stirring up trouble based on off site drama and taking that drama to PMs is not acceptable.

Going on a fishing trip is not a way to get out of being punished for poor behaviour.

As such, I am extending your trip for a week to end on the 8th January, rather than the 1st.
 

Time Enough

"Enthusiastic Cis Male Partner"
Pronouns
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I would be very interested in seeing this become a timeline
Well all the MAKING lists are ideas I have for a timeline in which Social Democracy doesn't collapse into Third Wayism (it still being seen as a 'EuroCommunist' idea) and the Right isn't able to really apply the ideas of Thatcher/Reagan to the fullest extent.
 

Qaz_plm

Girl Boss Jiang Qing
Location
Inbetween dreams and reality
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She/her
A somewhat hopeful prediction of the future
2021-2025:Joe Biden/Kamala Harris(Democratic)
2020:Donald Trump/Mike Pence
2025-2029:Kamala Harris/Andrew Cuomo(Democratic)
2024:Mike Pence/Nikki Haley(Republican)
2029-2033:Josh Hawley/Tim Scott(Republican)
2028:Kamala Harris/Andrew Cuomo(Democratic)
2033-????:Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Mike Levin(Democratic)
2032:Josh Hawley/Tim Scott(Republican)
Do I think this is going to happen 100% ?
No.
But I'm a bit fed up with !DOOM! future histories so here
 
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AnActualFam

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To go off what @Catalunya did here's something similar:

The year is 2009, America in the throes of a financial recession. George W. Bush's term has seen domestic malaise as his conservative policy has been stymied by Congress, especially the specter of welfare reform that destroyed them in the midterms. Foreign policy-wise, all is quiet but the neoliberal consensus is being shaken up by the new president, Paul Wellstone, and his VP Harold Ford. (Basically no 9/11 and Bush still commits lots of domestic mistakes making things hellish for Republicans going forward).

Alabama:
Jeff Sessions (R)
Richard Shelby (R)


Alaska:
Mark Begich (D)
Tony Knowles (D)


Arizona:
John Kyl (R)
John McCain (R)


Arkansas:
Mark Pryor (D)
Blanche Lincoln (D)

California:
Dianne Feinstein (D)
Barbara Boxer (D)

Colorado:
Tom Strickland (D)
Ken Salazar (D)

Connecticut:
Joe Liberman (D)
Chris Dodd (D)

Delaware:
Tom Caper (D)
Joe Biden (D)

Florida:
Bill Nelson (D)
Betty Castor (D)


Georgia:
Max Cleland (D)
Johnny Isakson (R)

Hawaii:
Daniel Akaka (D)
Daniel Inouye (D)


Idaho:
Jim Risch (R)
Mike Crapo (R)


Illinois:
Dick Durbin (D)
Barack Obama (D)


Indiana:
Richard Lugar (R)
Evan Bayh (D)

Iowa:
Tom Harkin (D)
Chuck Grassley (R)

Kansas:
Pat Roberts (R)
Sam Brownback (R)


Kentucky:
Bruce Lunsford (D)
Daniel Mongiardo (D)

Louisiana:
Mary Landrieu (D)
Chris John (D)


Maine:
Olympia Snowe (R)
Susan Collins (R)


Maryland:
Ben Cardin (D)
Barbara Mikulski (D)

Massachusetts:
Ted Kennedy (D)
John Kerry (D)

Michigan:
Debbie Stabenow (D)
Carl Levin (D)

Minnesota:
Amy Klobuchar (D)
Lori Swanson (D)


Mississippi:
Ronnie Musgrove (D)
Thad Cochran (R)

Missouri:
Claire McCaskill (D)
Kit Bond (R)

Montana:
John Tester (D)
Max Baucus (D)


Nebraska:
Ben Nelson (D)
Mike Johanns (R)

Nevada:
John Ensign (R)
Harry Reid (D)

New Hampshire:
Jeanne Shaheen (D)
Judd Gregg (R)

New Jersey:
Bob Menedez (D)
Frank Lautenberg (D)

New Mexico:
Jeff Bingham (D)
Tom Udall (D)

New York:
Hilary Clinton (D)
Chuck Schumer (D)

North Carolina:
Erkshine Bowles (D)
John Edwards (D)

North Dakota:
Kent Conrad (D)
Byron Dorgan (D)


Ohio:
Sherrod Brown (D)
George Voinovich (R)

Oklahoma:
Jim Inhofe (R)
Tom Coburn (R)


Oregon:
Jeff Merkley (D)
Ron Wyden (D)


Pennsylvania:
Bob Casey Jr. (D)
Arlen Specter (R)

Rhode Island:
Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
Jack Reed (D)


South Carolina:
Alex Sanders (D)
Jim DeMint (R)

South Dakota:
Tim Johnson (D)
Tom Daschle (D)

Tennesse:
Robert Cooper Jr. (D)
Bob Clement (D)


Texas:
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R)
Rom Kirk (D)

Utah:
Orrin Hatch (R)
Bob Bennett (R)


Vermont:
Bernie Sanders (I)
Patrick Leahy (D)

Virginia:
Jim Webb (D)
Mark Warner (D)

Washington:
Maria Cantwell (D)
Patty Murray (D)

West Virginia:
Robert Byrd (D)
Jay Rockefeller (D)

Wisconsin:
Herb Kohl (D)
Russ Feingold (D)


Wyoming:
John Barrasso (R)
Mike Enzi (R)
 
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1955-1956: Anthony Eden (Conservative)
1955 (Majority) def. Clement Attlee (Labour), Clement Davies (Liberal)
1956-1957: Rab Butler (Conservative majority)
1957-1960: Anthony Nutting (Conservative majority)
1960-1965: Herbert Morrison (Labour)
1960 (Majority) def. Anthony Nutting (Conservative), Jo Grimond (Liberal)
1965-1968: George Brown (Labour)
1965 (Majority) def. Reginald Maudling (Conservative), Jo Grimond (Liberal)
1968-1968: Harold Wilson (Labour majority), Acting
1968-1970: Alf Robens (Labour majority)
1970-0000: Anthony Nutting (Conservative)
1970 (Minority) def. Alf Robens (Labour), Eric Lubbock (Liberal; aligned with The Movement)

Eden dies of a fever in 1956, and Butler is ushered into power. When the Suez Crisis rolls around, he takes a far more bellicose stand against Nasser, which leads to an open confrontation with Eisenhower and a substantial backbench rebellion which elevates the youthful Anthony Nutting to Number 10 to essentially carry out damage control while fending off the old imperialists on his own backbenches.

Meanwhile, Morrison finally pulled off what he'd been trying to do for twenty years and inherited Clem's throne, just in time for all the Suez drama. Overnight he went from an old man in a hurry to an experienced statesman and defender of Empire, opposed to a political neophyte scuttling from Britain's age old responsibilities.

Once in power, Morrison put into practice what became Labour Party orthodoxy for the next ten years, a combination of continuing much of the economic practice of Attlee's government, while cleaving rigidly to 'anti-communism' at home and abroad. This proved a fairly effective combination, especially against a Tory Party at war with itself. Its justness however was much more questionable. The opening up of social liberalism that had been hinted at under Butler and Nutting were firmly in the past and as the Middle East slipped out of the imperial grasp, old plans from 1945 were unearthed for securing Africa for the 20th century.

Morrison died only months away from the inevitable 1965 election, but his deputy had been eagerly waiting in the wings for just such an opportunity. Unable to change horses midstream, Brown was effectively crowned Leader, and led Labour and the country from the mythical golden years of post-war prosperity into the ideological charnel house of the late 1960s. As Brown persuaded Washington to support continued British imperial rule in Africa, at the cost of supporting American escalation against Communism in Southeast Asia, he had to contend with an increasingly militant anti-war movement at home.

Ever since Morrison's victory in 1955, the Left had been pushed ever further to the fringes. Eventually, they had slipped off the edge entirely and the Left was more likely to be found on university campuses or in the streets than on the Commons benches. While the paternalist leadership of Labour had initially been content to ignore such extra-parliamentary activity, the increasingly violent demonstrations during 1967 and 1968 called for action.

Action which was not especially forthcoming from Downing Street. The worsening economic situation, along with the bloodletting across two continents, was breaking the Prime Minister. Brown was increasingly dependent on alcohol, a state that could not be permitted to continue. He was eventually persuaded to step aside in favour of a worthy successor who would take a suitably firm hand to the Bolshevik rabble rousers and hippy intellectuals.

Initially popular in the flames of 1968, as the crackdown made its presence felt beyond the confines of universities, and the economy failed to rouse itself, Robens became increasingly unpopular. Meanwhile, the Liberals had made themselves the parliamentary vanguard of the cause of human rights. So it was that in 1970, Labour narrowly lost its majority to an older, more experienced Anthony Nutting. But that isn't the end to Morrison's legacy. Lacking a majority, the Conservatives can fairly confidently rely on a Labour Party very much in Morrison, Brown and Robens' image to pass their agenda...
 

Kaiser Julius

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1997-2005: Tony Blair (Labour)
1997: John Major (Conservative), Paddy Ashdown (Liberal Democrats)
2001: William Hague (Conservative), Charles Kennedy (Liberal Democrats)

2005-09: Michael Portillo (Conservative)
2005: Tony Blair (Labour),
Charles Kennedy (Liberal Democrats), George Galloway (Respect-Green)
2009-12: Alan Johnson (Labour)
2009: Michael Portillo (Conservative), Chris Huhne (Liberal Democrats)
2011 AV Referendum: NO

2012-16: Liz Kendall (Labour)
2014: Theresa May (Conservative), Chris Huhne (Liberal Democrats), Natalie Bennett (Alliance), Nigel Farage (UKIP),
2016-20: Dominic Cummings (Conservative)
2016: Liz Kendall (Labour), Jeremy Corbyn (The Left), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Tom Brake (Liberal Democrats)

2020- : Lisa Nandy (Labour)
2020: Dominic Cummings (Conservative), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Jeremy Corbyn (The Left)
 

Anarcho-Occultist

Well-known member
George W. Bush/Dick Cheney 2001-2003
2000: Def. Al Gore/Joe Lieberman
-2000 election lawsuits, Bush v. Gore
-Medicare Part D
-No Child Left Behind
-9/11 attacks and the War on Terror
-Signing of the Patriot Act
-Iraq War and the assassination of Bush by an angry Iraqi

Dick Cheney/vacant 2003
Dick Cheney/Colin Powell 2003-2005

-Troop surge in Iraq
-Signing of the SECURE Act (enabling indefinite detention of terrorist suspects)
-Birth of the 'Cheney conspiracies' surrounding 9/11, Bush assassination, Iraq War
-February Address announcing he will not seek a full term

John McCain/Tommy Thompson 2005-2009
2004: Def. John Edwards/Wesley Clark
-Troop surge in Iraq
-Capture and execution of Osama Bin Laden
-Signing of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (banning massive corporate and union donations)
-Signing of the DREAM Act (granting a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants)

-Attempted passage of the Social Security Reform Act through Congress
-12/13 clash and beginning of Iran War
-Housing crisis triggers the Great Recession
-Passage of TARP
Russ Feingold/John Kerry 2009-2017
2008: Def. John McCain/Tommy Thompson
2012: Def. Ron Paul/Gary Johnson, Lindsey Graham/John Bolton
-First Jewish president
-Record-breaking inauguration attendance
-Passage of American Healthcare Act (implementing a single-payer healthcare system)
-Implementation of national carbon tax
-Signing of the Treaty of Abbottabad ending hostilities with Iran

-Three-phase troop drawdown in Iraq and Afghanistan
-Birth of various conspiracy theories about Feingold culminating in 2012 assassination attempt and landslide reelection
-Sanctions placed on Russia after intervention in Belarus
-New Voting Rights Act passed, 'six year itch' of 2014 weakened
Jon Huntsman/Tim Scott 2017-2021
2016: Def. Deval Patrick/Martin Heinrich
-First Mormon president
-Balanced Budget Amendment push fails
-Swine flu epidemic (contained fairly quickly)
-Opportunity Zones Act passed (creating deregulated environment in areas suffering heavy job loss)
-Taiwan Strait crisis, China forced to back down
-Manila Summit with leadership of North Korea, deescalation begins
-Deployment of military advisors into Syria amidst ongoing civil war
-Admission of Ukraine and Israel into NATO to some controversy
-Repeal of the SECURE Act by Congress overcomes presidential veto
-Failed 2020 primary challenge from Joe Walsh
Ted Lieu/Andrew Cuomo 2021-
2020: Def. Jon Huntsman/Tim Scott, Roy Moore/Stephen Miller
-First Asian-American president
 

Nyvis

Token Marxist
Location
Paris
Pronouns
She/Her
View attachment 28149

1955-1956: Anthony Eden (Conservative)
1955 (Majority) def. Clement Attlee (Labour), Clement Davies (Liberal)
1956-1957: Rab Butler (Conservative majority)
1957-1960: Anthony Nutting (Conservative majority)
1960-1965: Herbert Morrison (Labour)
1960 (Majority) def. Anthony Nutting (Conservative), Jo Grimond (Liberal)
1965-1968: George Brown (Labour)
1965 (Majority) def. Reginald Maudling (Conservative), Jo Grimond (Liberal)
1968-1968: Harold Wilson (Labour majority), Acting
1968-1970: Alf Robens (Labour majority)
1970-0000: Anthony Nutting (Conservative)
1970 (Minority) def. Alf Robens (Labour), Eric Lubbock (Liberal; aligned with The Movement)

Eden dies of a fever in 1956, and Butler is ushered into power. When the Suez Crisis rolls around, he takes a far more bellicose stand against Nasser, which leads to an open confrontation with Eisenhower and a substantial backbench rebellion which elevates the youthful Anthony Nutting to Number 10 to essentially carry out damage control while fending off the old imperialists on his own backbenches.

Meanwhile, Morrison finally pulled off what he'd been trying to do for twenty years and inherited Clem's throne, just in time for all the Suez drama. Overnight he went from an old man in a hurry to an experienced statesman and defender of Empire, opposed to a political neophyte scuttling from Britain's age old responsibilities.

Once in power, Morrison put into practice what became Labour Party orthodoxy for the next ten years, a combination of continuing much of the economic practice of Attlee's government, while cleaving rigidly to 'anti-communism' at home and abroad. This proved a fairly effective combination, especially against a Tory Party at war with itself. Its justness however was much more questionable. The opening up of social liberalism that had been hinted at under Butler and Nutting were firmly in the past and as the Middle East slipped out of the imperial grasp, old plans from 1945 were unearthed for securing Africa for the 20th century.

Morrison died only months away from the inevitable 1965 election, but his deputy had been eagerly waiting in the wings for just such an opportunity. Unable to change horses midstream, Brown was effectively crowned Leader, and led Labour and the country from the mythical golden years of post-war prosperity into the ideological charnel house of the late 1960s. As Brown persuaded Washington to support continued British imperial rule in Africa, at the cost of supporting American escalation against Communism in Southeast Asia, he had to contend with an increasingly militant anti-war movement at home.

Ever since Morrison's victory in 1955, the Left had been pushed ever further to the fringes. Eventually, they had slipped off the edge entirely and the Left was more likely to be found on university campuses or in the streets than on the Commons benches. While the paternalist leadership of Labour had initially been content to ignore such extra-parliamentary activity, the increasingly violent demonstrations during 1967 and 1968 called for action.

Action which was not especially forthcoming from Downing Street. The worsening economic situation, along with the bloodletting across two continents, was breaking the Prime Minister. Brown was increasingly dependent on alcohol, a state that could not be permitted to continue. He was eventually persuaded to step aside in favour of a worthy successor who would take a suitably firm hand to the Bolshevik rabble rousers and hippy intellectuals.

Initially popular in the flames of 1968, as the crackdown made its presence felt beyond the confines of universities, and the economy failed to rouse itself, Robens became increasingly unpopular. Meanwhile, the Liberals had made themselves the parliamentary vanguard of the cause of human rights. So it was that in 1970, Labour narrowly lost its majority to an older, more experienced Anthony Nutting. But that isn't the end to Morrison's legacy. Lacking a majority, the Conservatives can fairly confidently rely on a Labour Party very much in Morrison, Brown and Robens' image to pass their agenda...
The hints of the Liberals working with the far left sound hilarious, and British 68 is an interesting theme, this is great!
 

Sideways

A jpeg stock photo of gas station flowers
Published by SLP
Location
Teignmouth, Devon
Pronouns
She/Her
2009-12: Alan Johnson (Labour)
2009: Michael Portillo (Conservative), Chris Huhne (Liberal Democrats)
2011 AV Referendum: NO

2012-16: Liz Kendall (Labour)
2014: Theresa May (Conservative), Chris Huhne (Liberal Democrats), Natalie Bennett (Alliance), Nigel Farage (UKIP),
2016-20: Dominic Cummings (Conservative)
2016: Liz Kendall (Labour), Jeremy Corbyn (The Left), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Tom Brake (Liberal Democrats)

2020- : Lisa Nandy (Labour)
2020: Dominic Cummings (Conservative), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Jeremy Corbyn (The Left)
everything about this combination is catnip to me
 

Qaz_plm

Girl Boss Jiang Qing
Location
Inbetween dreams and reality
Pronouns
She/her
Guess the Stand In:Close to impossible

1945-1953:Clement Atlee(Labour)

1945:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1950:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1951:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1952:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1953-1958:Duncan Sandys(Conservative)
1953:Clement Atlee(Labour)
1958-1960:William Wedgewood Benn(Labour) ±
1958:Duncan Sandys(Conservative)
1960-1966:Tony Crossland(Labour)
1962:Reginald Maudling(Conservative)
1966-1975:Alan Clark(Conservative)
1966:Tony Crossland(Labour)
1970:James Callaghan(Labour)
1975-1983:Tony Benn(Labour)
1975:Alan Clark(Conservative)
1979:Enoch Powell(Conservative),Anthony Meyer(Liberal)
1983-1990:Jim Prior(Conservative)
1983:Bernie Grant(Labour)
1987:Bernie Grant(Labour)
1990:Kate Hoey(Labour)
1990-1998:Norman Fowler(Conservative)
1994:Margaret Beckett(Labour)
1998-2003:Jack Straw(Labour)
1998:Norman Fowler(Conservative)
2002:Iain Duncan Smith(Conservative),Tony Banks(Green)
2003-2011:Andrew Lloyd Webber(Conservative)
2003:Roy Hattersley(Labour),John Major(True Tory)
2007:Alistair Darling(Labour)
2011-2019:Hilary Benn(Labour)
2011:Theresa May(Conservative)
2015:Sajid Javid(Conservative)
2019-Present:Keir Starmer(Labour)
2019:David Davis(Conservative)


If you understand what stands in for what ,I'll shake your hands

 
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iupius

Captain Foresight at PMQs with a steel chair
Guess the Stand In:Close to impossible

1945-1953:Clement Atlee(Labour)

1945:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1950:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1951:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1952:Winston Churchill(Conservative)

Is it just me or is the formatting of this post really messed up? Have been seeing quite a few posts recently with elections/defeated candidates heavily (some might say unnecessarily) indented, not sure if it's a problem with my settings or whether this is new trend.
 

Excelsior

Active member
Guess the Stand In:Close to impossible

1945-1953:Clement Atlee(Labour)

1945:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1950:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1951:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1952:Winston Churchill(Conservative)
1953-1958:Duncan Sandys(Conservative)
1953:Clement Atlee(Labour)
1958-1960:William Wedgewood Benn(Labour) ±
1958:Duncan Sandys(Conservative)
1960-1966:Tony Crossland(Labour)
1962:Reginald Maudling(Conservative)
1966-1975:Alan Clark(Conservative)
1966:Tony Crossland(Labour)
1970:James Callaghan(Labour)
1975-1983:Tony Benn(Labour)
1975:Alan Clark(Conservative)
1979:Enoch Powell(Conservative),Anthony Meyer(Liberal)
1983-1990:Jim Prior(Conservative)
1983:Bernie Grant(Labour)
1987:Bernie Grant(Labour)
1990:Kate Hoey(Labour)
1990-1998:Norman Fowler(Conservative)
1994:Margaret Beckett(Labour)
1998-2003:Jack Straw(Labour)
1998:Norman Fowler(Conservative)
2002:Iain Duncan Smith(Conservative),Tony Banks(Green)
2003-2011:Andrew Lloyd Webber(Conservative)
2003:Roy Hattersley(Labour),John Major(True Tory)
2007:Alistair Darling(Labour)
2011-2019:Hilary Benn(Labour)
2011:Theresa May(Conservative)
2015:Sajid Javid(Conservative)
2019-Present:Keir Starmer(Labour)
2019:David Davis(Conservative)


If you understand what stands in for what ,I'll shake your hands

Governors of California
 
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