Minnesota has the most living former Senators with eight while six states have only one (Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming).
Bachmann raised more than $1,000 per day in large donor contributions after May 29th – aided by a misleading fundraising message on her campaign website.
If Don Shelby ran for the 3rd CD seat and won in 2014 he would be the 4th oldest first-term Minnesota U.S. Representative among the more than 130 to serve the state.
Minnesota’s eight U.S. Representatives are the second oldest delegation in state history and odds are strong they’ll set the record in 2014.
More than two-dozen Georgia U.S. Senators and Representatives had family members who previously served in Congress – but none since Sam Nunn in 1972.
Although a frequent critic of the president and Obamacare, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam proudly underscores his old relationship with Obama on his House website.
31 Democrats and five Republicans provide some Spanish-language content on their official U.S. House websites.
Only four incumbent Idaho U.S. Representatives in state history have failed to win their party’s nomination and just 1 of 82 since 1918.
Nearly 90 percent of six-term Minnesota U.S. Representatives have been successful in their bids for a 7th term since statehood.
Democrats have failed to field a U.S. Senate candidate in as many races since 2000 as they did from 1930 through 1999 (eight).