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Saturday, October 10, 2009

VP Agnew resigns
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On October 10, 1973, Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigned from his office in the face of allegations of tax fraud. Two days later, President Richard Nixon appointed House Minority Leader to replaced Agnew as his VP.

Read a biography of Spiro Agnew from the archives of the U.S. Senate.
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