After eight years as President "I have only two regrets: that I have not shot Henry Clay or hanged John C. Calhoun."--1837--
Andrew Jackson (Calhoun was his Vice-President and Clay a former Secretary of State)
"CHARLESTON, W.VA. -- West Virginia is reeling from a political earthquake. The last Republican to serve as speaker of the state House of Delegates, John William Cummins, left office 84 years ago. That was also the last time that both houses of the Mountain State’s legislature were in Republican control."