Elected to the U.S. Congress in 1948, in 1954 became the youngest majority leader in its history at the age of 46. He led the condemnation of Senator Joe McCarthy, and later, in 1960, lost the fight for the Presidential nomination. Name this person. – 2017

Elected to the U.S. Congress in 1948, in 1954 became the youngest majority leader in its history at the age of 46. He led the condemnation of Senator Joe McCarthy, and later, in 1960, lost the fight for the Presidential nomination. Name this person.



LYNDON B. JOHNSON




Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbnz ˈɒnsən/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963. Johnson was a Democrat from Texas, who served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961. He spent six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader, and two as Senate Majority Whip.

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