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  1. a chicken in every pot(Noun)

    suggestive of general welfare or prosperity

  2. Origin: First stated by Henry IV of France as, "I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday," and later in the United States during the Hoover campaign for presidency as part of an advertisement.

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  1. Herbert Hoover:

    A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage

  2. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    These plans would put us trillions and trillions of dollars in debt, why don’t we just give a chicken in every pot?

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