Contributions have dropped more than $6 million in real dollars among the nine 2+ term Senators on the ballot in 2012; almost all among Democrats.
Only 3 percent of 230 Democratic U.S. House incumbents on the ballot increased their margin of victory in 2010 compared to 2008; Nancy Pelosi had the second largest increase
Third party gubernatorial candidates rivaling 1994 for their best showing since the Great Depression
Only one other state has elected plurality-winning governors into office four times in a row since World War II (Alaska); Minnesota has not done so in 114 years
Women are still proportionally underrepresented in 48 states, with 19 states and 22 percent of the nation’s population without a female U.S. Senator or Representative
3:53 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama face off in the Maine caucuses this afternoon, the 32nd state contest (plus 2 U.S. territories) to be held by Democrats so far this election season. Mitt Romney won the Republican caucuses in…
While all the political (and media-generated) momentum seems to be on John McCain’s side, Mitt Romney won a small, but perhaps important battle this weekend by overwhelmingly winning the Maine Republican caucuses (the Democratic caucuses will be held on Feburary…