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Which American Politicians Have Switched Parties? (This List Will Surprise You!)

It's not uncommon for politicians in the U.S. to switch party affiliations. Many of our best American leaders and legislators have done so. While some well-known politicians switched parties in early adulthood, other American leaders have defected from one side of the aisle to the other while serving in office. In some ways, American politics is a study in contradictions: Americans view bipartisanship and independence as virtues, and yet, Americans also value party loyalty and political consistency.
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