Political Crumbs


North By Northeast

Republican-turned-independent John Anderson – who passed away on December 3rd at the age of 95 – was born and raised in Illinois, but the 10-term…



Northam North of 50?

Democrat Ralph Northam has held a fairly consistent lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in polling of Virginia’s 2017 gubernatorial race since the early summer, but…


January 2025 Here We Come

California Democrat Dianne Feinstein’s announcement that she will seek a sixth term in 2018 puts the lawmaker on track to become the oldest female U.S….


Flyover States Seeing Red?

With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switching his party affiliation to Republican last week, there is now only one Democratic governor remaining among the 14…



The Elusive Majority

Four states hold gubernatorial elections in 2018 where winners have fallen short of garnering the support of a majority of voters in at least the…



Greener Pastures

Terry Branstad’s resignation today to become U.S. Ambassador to China makes him the fourth of the 41 men and women to serve as governor of…