More than 1 in 5 Wisconsin U.S. House seats have flipped in cycles ending in ‘4’ (one full cycle after redistricting).
Indiana has placed Democratic and Republican candidates on the ballot in a nation-best 180 consecutive U.S. House races, with New Hampshire, Minnesota, Idaho, and Montana all tallying 100 or more.
Obama may love the food, but the 41st President used his distaste for the green vegetable as a punchline dozens of times during his four years in office.
All 17 Wyoming Republican U.S. Senate incumbents running for reelection have won their renomination bids over the last century.
The Texas governor will climb nine more spots on the all-time list with 5,144 days in office under his belt upon his retirement in January 2015.
In 2012, Michigan tied a state record by electing the lowest rate of U.S. Representatives by a major party whilst simultaneously casting its electoral votes for that party’s presidential nominee across the 45 presidential election cycles since statehood.
Over the past 284 years, 40 eventual U.S. Senators and Representatives from 22 states were born on the 4th of July.
Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad, the longest-serving governor in the history of the country (excluding pre-U.S. Constitution governors), has served as chief executive of the Hawkeye State for 6,749 days through July 4th (18 years, 5 months, 24 days). That…
McConnell is 1 of just 6 U.S. Senators in history to win three of their first five consecutive terms by single digits. Three subsequently retired. A fourth – Bob Packwood – resigned. The fifth? Harry Reid.
The Minority Leader has the longest Senate tenure in Kentucky history, even though the state’s two Senate seats have turned over 77 times, or an average of once per 2.8 years – the highest rate in the country.