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Answered 2008-02-18 14:25:14

Helen Gahagan Douglas gave him this nick name during the 1950 U.S. Senate race in California, in reference to Nixon's alleged use of dirty tricks during the campaign, mixed with a common nickname for Richard; Dick, hence "Tricky Dick".

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