No member of the Minnesota congressional delegation has received less attention in the national media since Paulsen was first sworn into office in 2009.
Per capita itemized donations to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign are led by the same five locales in each of his White House bids.
None of the last five Republican presidents were chess players, whereas eight of the last nine Democratic presidents played the game.
Paul's Top 4 states in large donor per capita individual contributions are identical in 2012 from his 2008 presidential bid.
The Equality State has not been represented by a Democrat on Capitol Hill for 11,925 days and counting (32+ years).
Only two former U.S. Representatives have been popularly elected to the U.S. Senate in Connecticut; neither won their first Senate race.
Republicans last held all of North Dakota's U.S. Senate and House seats in January 1959.
Redistricting cycles have seen the greatest net partisan advantage change in the US House over the last 100 years compared to election years ending in 0, 4, 6, or 8.
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.
Emmanuel Cleaver was not the first public figure to use this devilish metaphor.