Only one female governor in history was the daughter of a governor and only a few others had parents serve at any level of elected office.
Contrary to what he said during his DNC speech Tuesday, the former Arkansas governor did not even rank in the Top 10 youngest ex-governors when he lost his 1980 election bid.
It has been 150 years since the last time a sitting elected official lost their seat and saw their chairmanship end in the same year.
Across the last 20 cycles since 1936 there has been no positive correlation connecting shorter gaps between conventions and the president’s party holding the White House that November.
Since 1828, just a shade over half of major party presidential tickets won the home state of their VP nominees; one-quarter were not even able to hold the state after winning it during the previous cycle.
Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley may be facing his most competitive reelection bid of his U.S. Senate career, but he is still favored to win a…
Fifteen first-term U.S. Senators are running for reelection this cycle (excluding Illinois Republican Mark Kirk who served a shade over a month in 2010 after…
The Hoosier State has produced the second largest number of running mates in U.S. history.
It has been 135 years since the last – and only – time one senator directly followed another twice in the chamber.
On Monday, Donald Trump proclaimed himself the “law and order candidate” – resurrecting Richard Nixon’s 1968 campaign rhetoric. More than a century prior, the actual…