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What were Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter's failures in domestic issues? 

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No leader ever achieves all their goals, particularly not in a democratic society where those goals can be countermanded by opposing parties. I wouldn't say that Nixon, Ford, or Carter were all especially successful or especially unsuccessful in terms of domestic policy; they had some successes and some failures.

Nixon's most significant failures in domestic policy mainly involved the Supreme Court; he appointed Warren Burger to the Supreme Court, hoping Burger would support his conservative views on various issues---but the Court voted against Nixon's views several times, including school busing, wiretaps, capital...

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