Over the last 100 years there have been 189 appointments made to the U.S. Senate to fill vacancies created for a variety of reasons such as retirement, death, or resignations to become president or vice-president. Kentucky leads the way with…
The phrase has appeared sporadically in the media in various political contexts over the last few decades.
Hawaii, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Connecticut dip into the US House the most frequently; Alaska, Oregon, Wyoming, Florida, and Nebraska the least.
Smart Politics asks the tough questions, and Herman Cain answers them… entirely with unedited quotes from his Republican debate performances.
Tom Carper, Ben Nelson, and Joe Manchin have received the largest percentage of funds from political committees this cycle.
Cain’s old trade organization has received more broadcast media coverage during the last two days than from 2007 through 2010 combined.
Nine of Minnesota’s 134 U.S. Representatives since statehood have had a gap in U.S. House service, although none since 1938 and for no more than 14 years.
Governor Perry has mentioned Texas 83 times in his five GOP presidential debates – more than four times the number any other candidate has referred to any other state.
Only once in the last 140 years have Kentucky Republicans failed to win at least one-third of the gubernatorial vote.
But Bachmann ranks only 7th in the GOP presidential field in per capita home state fundraising.