It has been 110 years since a sitting or former U.S. Senator from Louisiana won – or even ran for – the top office in Louisiana politics.
The high water mark of support for a Wisconsin Congressman is 17 votes for progressive Republican Henry Cooper set during the contentious 1923 election.
Both major party nominees have run unopposed in just three of the 37 Wisconsin U.S. Senate primaries in state history.
Since 1900, more than two-dozen ex- or sitting governors have won elections to the House of Representatives, although only four over the last 50+ years.
Fourteen ex-presidents have been mentioned over 100 times collectively this debate season with two former commanders in chief accounting for more than two-thirds of them. Any guesses?
Not since Maine’s James Blaine has the House of Representatives elected a Speaker as young as Wisconsin’s Ryan.
Rod Blum or David Young could become the first freshman Iowa U.S. House member to be unseated by a Democrat since 1890.
While Maggie Hassan’s decision this week to not seek another term as governor of New Hampshire may seem at first blush to put Democrats at…
With Jim Hagedorn announcing this spring that he would run against Tim Walz in the 1st CD again in 2016 and Stewart Mills filing paperwork…
Incumbent female U.S. Senators have won 91 percent of their reelection contests against female challengers.