The New Hampshire duo becomes the seventh set of ex-governors from the same state to simultaneously serve in the U.S. Senate in the 21st Century.
Since the passage of the 17th Amendment all but seven states have been represented by a single party in the U.S. House and Senate for at least one Congress.
You can win over some of the people some of the time, but Murkowski has not won over a majority of Alaskan voters any of the time.
Democrats had never simultaneously held all U.S. Senate and House seats in New Hampshire since the birth of the Republican Party.
History suggests the nation is overdue for a record-setting U.S. Senate nail-biter and there are plenty of states that could serve up extremely close contests on November 8th.
Republicans would break a party record if eight U.S. Senate nominees are elected from states voting Democratic for president.
Connecticut has voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Northeastern state since 1828; Maryland and Vermont have done so the least.
If a handful of toss-up races all end up in the Democratic column, the party will have its strongest showing in races for governor since its formation nearly 190 years ago.
The 11 Northeastern states could tie the nation’s all-time regional mark for the most consecutive cycles backing a political party’s presidential nominee.
Nearly five-dozen U.S. House races in 2016 involve the same two major party candidates from 2014 including one matchup in Missouri with nominees squaring off for the sixth consecutive cycle.