One of your ancestors might have been represented by James Joyce, John Milton, Thomas Eliot, or John Dryden on Capitol Hill.
Only one other governor has suffered a bigger decline in support in a reelection bid than Strickland in 2010 out of 40 such gubernatorial incumbents since the birth of the two-party system 180+ years ago.
If Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel is confirmed by the Senate in the coming weeks, he will be the ninth person to hold that office who served in the U.S. Army – more than any other military branch. Of…
One state delegation has more experience in the Senate than 37 other U.S. Senators combined.
It has been more than 50 years since a state has held three Senate elections in three consecutive years or four Senate contests over a five-year span.
Will he or won’t he? Until we know for sure, here is a profile of the nine U.S. Senators from the Gopher State who previously served in the nation’s lower legislative chamber.
At 28 years and counting, Iowa’s U.S. Senate delegation has served longer than all but four other pairs and has notched the second-longest period among members of different parties.