Horace Greeley Loses to Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. The short-lived Liberal Republican Party was formed to oppose Republican President Ulysses S. Grant’s reelection in 1872. Newspaper editor and anti-slavery advocate Horace Greeley took on Grant as the Liberal Republican Party candidate. The party’s campaign mottoes included “Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, Universal Amnesty and Impartial Suffrage.” Greeley lost in a landslide on November 29, 1872.
"HHH Fills the Prescription." 1968 Democratic presidential candidate Hubert H. Humphrey graduated from the Capitol College of Pharmacy in Denver in 1933 and later worked as a pharmacist before entering politics.