North Carolina has hosted the most competitive races for the U.S. Senate over the last quarter-century with Colorado, New Jersey, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota close behind.
The last year saw the passing of the only Korean War veteran to serve from Minnesota in the U.S. House; former Gopher State delegation members include two surviving World War II veterans.
Only seven of the 147 Granite State U.S. House members resigned – none under a cloud of controversy.
A tale of two parties: the Kentucky GOP primary for governor was the most competitive in state history while Jack Conway won in the biggest ever blowout on the Democratic side.
Only one West Virginia governor in history has subsequently served in the U.S. House.
More than one in six U.S. House elections in Gopher State history have been rematches with the challenger winning 14 percent of the time.
Only two defeated U.S. Senators have won election back to the chamber over the last six decades.
A bid by Nevada’s 3rd CD U.S. Representative would give Republicans a formidable candidate in the race to replace Harry Reid.
Only two U.S. Senate elections featured a pair of major party nominees who were collectively younger than Florida’s two young Congressmen.
When Scott Walker “punted” back in February after being asked if he was comfortable with the idea of evolution he added, “That’s a question a politician shouldn’t be involved in one way or the other.” However, it may very well…