The 12-state region will see its collective delegation decrease in size for the 10th consecutive decade, although at its lowest rate in a half-century.
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Minnesota Democrats will have two open U.S. House seats for the first time in party history this cycle, but the state is no stranger to multiple retirements.
They will…if they hold all statewide offices, pick up the state house, and win a sixth congressional seat.
A Wall Street Journal column about Ellison’s attendance with the Nation of Islam leader at a 2013 dinner hosted by the President of Iran is not exactly making the rounds in the Gopher State.
There have been only three stretches during which no Gopher State U.S. House member was defeated over the last 135 years.
Reichert is one of just two current members of the chamber to win elections by single digits in the first four election cycles of his congressional career.
Near-miss 2016 candidates are not going quietly into the political night in the Gopher State.
The 7th CD U.S. Representative currently sits at #7 on Minnesota’s all-time congressional service list.
Only 13 Democratic U.S. Representatives in state party history have opted not to run for reelection – no two in the same cycle.
No sitting or ex-DFL U.S.House member has ever won their party’s gubernatorial nomination – or even competed in the primary.