The 44th president quoted or referred to the South African leader an average of once every 88 days in office before his death.
Minnesotans have elected a Democratic governor with a Democrat in the White House in just four of 28 cycles since statehood – with none in their second term.
Only two of 13 GOP 2016 primary polls conducted since April have included the Texas governor’s name.
With a successful challenge of Jeanne Shaheen in 2014, Smith would tie Dan Coats’ modern mark for the longest gap in U.S. Senate service in the direct election era.
Minnesotans have never flipped a U.S. Senate seat in back-to-back-to-back elections.
If Pennsylvania Democrats win the governor’s mansion without netting two U.S. House seats, the party will set a record for shortest gubernatorial coattails in congressional races in state history.
More than half of ex-governors have been victorious in general election bids to return to their old seats since 1945.
Wisconsin has elected the same U.S. House delegation in back-to-back cycles just 12 times since statehood in 1848 but is likely to do so next November.
A new study suggests Seifert’s three years out of government should not decrease his chances of winning the Republican gubernatorial nomination.
Nearly 20 percent of the Democratic caucus in office today was first elected via special election compared to just 1 in 10 Republicans.