More than 550 men and women have received votes for the speakership since the 1st Congress out of nearly 41,000 votes cast.
Of the 50 presidential candidacies by sitting U.S. Senators since 1972, only one saw a candidate resign before Election Day – and that was after securing his party’s nomination.
Though it was not an official announcement, Florida Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson released a statement on Monday that, in passing, stated he would be…
Mississippi Democrats are bracing for a bloodbath next Tuesday when the party is poised to record its worst showing in a gubernatorial election there since…
It has been 110 years since a sitting or former U.S. Senator from Louisiana won – or even ran for – the top office in Louisiana politics.
The high water mark of support for a Wisconsin Congressman is 17 votes for progressive Republican Henry Cooper set during the contentious 1923 election.
Both major party nominees have run unopposed in just three of the 37 Wisconsin U.S. Senate primaries in state history.
Since 1900, more than two-dozen ex- or sitting governors have won elections to the House of Representatives, although only four over the last 50+ years.
Fourteen ex-presidents have been mentioned over 100 times collectively this debate season with two former commanders in chief accounting for more than two-thirds of them. Any guesses?
Not since Maine’s James Blaine has the House of Representatives elected a Speaker as young as Wisconsin’s Ryan.