Democrats have never nominated a westerner for their presidential or VP slots across the 42 cycles since the first western state voted in a presidential election.
At this point in the 2008 cycle, nearly twice as many Democrats had officially launched their White House campaigns.
Despite Democrats controlling the nation’s lower legislative chamber by more than 35 seats, Republicans currently have a partisan advantage in 26 U.S. House state delegations.
The 41st president lived to be the oldest in U.S. history and almost cracked the Top 10 in years lived following his first appearance on a national ticket.
Democrats have to defend plenty more competitive seats this cycle, but a bad November for Republicans could write them into the history books.
Shulkin logged the 2nd shortest stint heading the VA in department history; previous presidents had served with their original VA secretary 3.9 times longer than Trump/Shulkin.
Tillerson left office quicker than nearly every other president’s first pick for secretary of state in history.
Only three presidential candidates have attempted a third major party bid after two failed attempts in the modern primary era.
The numbers do not add up to support the claim that Russian efforts to sour voters on Hillary Clinton and vote for Stein flipped three key states to Trump.
Obama warned of Republicans calling Democrats who disagree with their policies ‘treasonous’ in 2016.