Rod Blum or David Young could become the first freshman Iowa U.S. House member to be unseated by a Democrat since 1890.Full Story
Incumbent female U.S. Senators have won 91 percent of their reelection contests against female challengers.
Two pairs of floor leaders have come from the same state Congressional delegation, but never the House Speaker and Minority Leader.
It has been 183 years since the last time a House Speaker and president pro tempore from the same state were in the presidential line of succession.
While two-thirds of the 44 Minnesotans entering the U.S. House since the DFL merger in 1944 previously served in the state legislature, 30 percent had never been elected to public office.