Six states have elected black candidates in more than 10 percent of its U.S. House elections conducted since MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech; 24 states haven’t elected any.
Although it is 43 years its junior, the Naval Academy has hosted 50 percent more commencement addresses by sitting U.S. Presidents than West Point.
The Romney-Obama contest ranked among the Top 5 most competitive races ever in three states (AK, FL, NC) and the Top 5 least competitive in six (HI, MD, OK, UT, WV, WY).
Five candidates set all-time statewide records for non-major party candidates in U.S. Senate races this cycle.
Republican nominee Dan Bongino wins just over 25 percent of the vote – the lowest ever mark for either major party across 35 U.S. Senate contests in state history.
Since 1824, Kentucky and Maryland have each hosted the closest statewide presidential contests five times; Ohio last did so in back-to-back cycles in 1944 and 1948.
A new poll shows the businessman and independent on pace for a record setting performance for a non-major party candidate in a Maryland U.S. Senate contest.
Former governors have won 63 percent of open races in comeback campaigns and 57 percent overall since WWII; five ex-governors to be on the ballot in 2010
The arrest of Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison and four other members of Congress Monday morning for crossing a police line at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. brought front-page attention to the humanitarian crisis and atrocities occurring in the Darfur…
5:41 p.m. Polls close at 7 p.m. CST for the Maryland primary. On the Democratic side, 70 of the state’s 99 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are tied to today’s primary. For the Republicans, 34 of Maryland’s 37 delegates…