Could Minnesota make history in 2020? Don’t count on it.
The six-year stretch of divided government during the 112th-114th Congresses was tied for the third longest period in U.S. history.
Jeff Sessions needs to last until April 25th to avoid having the shortest tenure of the 84 men and women to serve in the position.
The next benchmark for administrative longevity in the White House is James Garfield who Trump would reach in August.
For the first time, the collective tenures of living ex-presidents has eclipsed 30 years.
Trump and Obama issued more executive orders during their first 10 days in office than their six predecessors (Gerald Ford through George W. Bush) combined.
Despite beating expectations and winning the presidency, Election Day brought Trump a few unwanted records in the history books.
Obama’s tenure ends with his party winning gubernatorial elections at the fifth lowest rate out of the 20 presidents to serve since William McKinley.
Golden State residents accounted for 10 percent of the popular vote, but more than 19 percent of Stein’s supporters.
Only six of the previous 408 department heads since the McKinley administration ran against the president for their party’s nomination.