How many U.S. Vice Presidents served two full terms? How many were elected for two full terms, but departed early?
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Q: Which Vice President’s grandson first coined the word “Veep” as a nickname for the Second-In-Command? A: Alben Barkley (1949-1953, under Harry S. Truman). Barkley’s young grandson, Stephen M. Truitt suggested “Veep” as an easier address rather than the overly stuffy “Mr. Vice President.” Barkley recalled this story at a press conference, the newspapers printed [...]