Only two states with larger populations than New Jersey have had longer droughts in producing a major party presidential nominee (Florida and North Carolina).
Perry has used nearly twice as many classic political clichés in the Republican debates than all other candidates combined.
Seven US presidents and four 2012 GOP candidates are known by names other than their birth name .
It has been 115 years since a presidential candidate was nominated from a state without a single U.S. Representative from his own party.
Four losing major party U.S. Senate nominees in Connecticut history have later secured a second nomination, although none in 50 years.
Allen West, Joe Walsh, Tim Scott, and Sean Duffy are the most covered U.S. House freshmen of 2011.
If the Twins lose just two more games in 2011 they will notch their largest ever year-to-year decline in winning percentage.
Turner's 29-point net bump from the 2010 general is just 1-point shy of the 30-point average gain against the vacating party since 1962.
Ron Paul and Mitt Romney have levied the most attacks against the role, scope, and effectiveness of the federal government during the first four Republican debates.
Democrats and Republicans have each won 45 U.S. House races in the Silver State since 1864.
Reagan's name was mentioned 24 times by the GOP presidential candidates, but not once by Romney.
Baldwin vies to become the second woman to receive a major party nod in a Badger State U.S. Senate contest joining Republican Susan Engeleiter.
The vacating incumbent's party has shed an average of 30 points from the previous general election's MoV in New York special election races since 1962.
Since Ronald Reagan, 85 percent of presidential addresses before Congress have been held on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.