Four members of the U.S. House died on Independence Day while in office; North Carolina and Pennsylvania delegations have had the most pass on the 4th of July.
Bay State Republicans have lost 92 contests in a row and picked off just 2 of 294 Democratic-held Massachusetts U.S. House seats since 1944.
The newest member of the U.S. Senate breaks a record that had been held for 88 years – by a predecessor of his own Senate seat.
Markey is the 11th oldest candidate to win a U.S. Senate special election out of more than 170 men and women since the passage of the 17th Amendment.
Which two states have held seven special elections since 1913? Which two states have yet to hold one? And which Senator was elected via special election three times?
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush discussed the troubled region nearly 100 times over a 10-year period that saw two Chechen wars and high-profile terrorist acts that killed several hundred Russians.
Nearly 40 percent of New Hampshire U.S. Senators in state history have been educated in Massachusetts and more than one in six were born in the Bay State.
Thirty-seven governors in U.S. history were elected into office at least five times but only 10 served in the 20th or 21st Centuries; four members of the Club are alive today.
If Scott Brown wins Massachusetts’ U.S. Senate special election in June he will return to the chamber with the ninth shortest gap in service in history.
It has been more than 50 years since a state has held three Senate elections in three consecutive years or four Senate contests over a five-year span.