Question of the day

Mar 15, 2016

Our last question asked: According to Politico's Andrew Saunders, the last time a party's bigwigs tried to stop a front-runner from becoming president, this happened. What was it? Andrew Jackson, passed over for John Quincy Adams despite winning a plurality of the vote, came back with a vengeance for the next election, supported by a new coalition that would become the Democratic Party. He beat John Quincy Adams out of a second term and the rest is history.

Congrats to Carrie Gray of Columbia Business School for being the very first to get that right! Honorable mentions go out to these wonderful people for also answering correctly: Ken Walker (who points out an eerie similarity in that "We elected a guy with little experience or grasp of policy but outrageous hair"), Nickolaus Hines (who wonders "If history repeats itself, does this mean Trump will be the new face of the $20?"), Sarah-Ann Soffer and Mark Gibbs (who adds the hashtags #nochanceofanythinglikethathappeningagain and #justkidding).

As for today's question, here it is: Gawker just finished chronicling 500 days of what?

Click here to submit your answers to @MuckRack. IMPORTANT: If you choose not to click that link, please include the word "answer" in your tweet so we can find it (the link will automatically do so for you)! 

... We’ll announce the winners in the next Daily!

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