Only John Frémont in 1856 lost his home state by a larger margin than Romney out of 100+ major party presidential nominees on the ballot since the formation of the Democratic Party in 1828.
Connecticut, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia, and Wisconsin are five of 18 states never to split their ticket by voting for a Democratic presidential nominee and a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in the same cycle.
Five Kennedys in Joe’s ancestral line have logged more than 92 years of service in Congress – besting the Longs of Louisiana by 21 years.
Bay State Republicans have the second biggest dry spell in the nation and have picked off just 2 of 284 Democratic U.S. House seats since 1944.
It has been 115 years since a presidential candidate was nominated from a state without a single U.S. Representative from his own party.
Per capita itemized donations to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign are led by the same five locales in each of his White House bids.
Nine of the 10 announced GOP candidates hail from red or purple states.
New York junior Senator jumps from #17 to #5 for cash on hand among 2012 U.S. Senate incumbents last quarter.
Most “safe” incumbents lagging behind the pack in cash on hand through 2010
Alaska, Massachusetts, and Michigan boast the longest average length of service; Democrats average 5+ years more experience than Republicans