The Hubbard Broadcasting head and his wife have donated significantly to Michele Bachmann and Democratic candidates over recent election cycles.
Sitting or former Minnesota governors have lost 11 of 12 U.S. Senate campaigns since popular vote elections were introduced 100 years ago.
The swiftest previous departure from the GOP nomination race for a third-place finisher at Ames was 67 days after the Straw Poll.
A Top 5 finish at the Iowa Straw Poll is often not enough to sustain a presidential campaign even to the end of the year.
Turnout across six recall elections Tuesday was just 40,000 votes shy of top of the ticket voting in 2010’s gubernatorial race.
Democrats have recorded cycle-to-cycle gains of three or more Badger State Senate seats just 10 times over the last 64 election cycles since the mid-1880s.
Despite dire predictions, the average price of gasoline in the US has not yet even hit $4.00 per gallon this year.
Only two Democratic Senate candidates in Minnesota have ever reached the 60 percent mark in state history.
Although nearly 60 percent of Republicans in the U.S. Senate supported the deficit- and debt-reduction deal on Tuesday, there was one glaring splinter in its caucus. Of the 13 Republican Senators that began their terms this year, nine voted against…
Emmanuel Cleaver was not the first public figure to use this devilish metaphor.