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Capitol Lens: Waiting for Wilson

Courtesy Library of Congress

One hundred years ago, this was the scene outside the entrance to the 1912 Democratic National Convention in Baltimore. The party chose New Jersey Gov. Woodrow Wilson, a native of Virginia, as its standard-bearer, and he went on to win a landslide victory over a Republican Party split between William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt.

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