It voted for President Obama by 11,500 votes in 2008 - making him the first Democrat to win the Old Dominion State since LBJ.
Hoover, FDR, Kennedy, Nixon, and LBJ each won presidential primaries as write-in candidates.
Obama has scored more early-term victories than anyone since LBJ.
Quaid had another brilliant turn on the tube when he played Lyndon Johnson in the miniseries LBJ: The Early Years, in 1987.
But after Hoover divulged his smears to LBJ, the offer was quickly withdrawn.
Everybody else has let me down,” LBJ once told a friend, “except Lady Bird.
Richard Nixon and LBJ sat in the Senate before they sat in the Oval Office.
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Bush 41 has never crossed it, Eisenhower only recently crossed it and supporters of LBJ are trying to help him cross it.
A large and growing number of Republican voters consider the middle-class welfare state LBJ built to be as American as apple pie.