Kansas, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming claim seven of the Top 10 spots on the list.
More than two-thirds of the 190 appointed U.S. Senators since 1913 have not been elected to their seat the next time it was on the ballot.
Who was the last president to serve without any living ex-presidents? Who lived to see the most subsequent presidents? Who saw the most presidents die while in office?
Since 1900, there have been 18 candidates elected governor by less than one percentage point who won reelection the next cycle by double-digits; could Dan Malloy, Mark Dayton, and Pat Quinn do the same in 2014?
It has been 36,577 days (March 3, 1913) since the last time a Republican sat in Montana’s Class II U.S. Senate seat, behind only Louisiana’s Class II seat (47,534 days, March 3, 1883).
Prognosticators list the Minnesota gubernatorial seat as ‘safe’ for the incumbent in 2014; history suggests the odds are just shy of that.
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush discussed the troubled region nearly 100 times over a 10-year period that saw two Chechen wars and high-profile terrorist acts that killed several hundred Russians.
Although accused by some of being too gun-shy in using the term, the president has mentioned terrorism (and terror-derived words) an average of one time per day while in office.
Minnesota’s famous congresswoman sees her campaign receipts dip by over $1 million compared to the same three-month period during the previous election cycle.
Fifty-one Republican candidates have run in the 19 Alaska U.S. Senate primaries conducted since 1960.