Governor Perry has mentioned Texas 83 times in his five GOP presidential debates - more than four times the number any other candidate has referred to any other state.
Only once in the last 140 years have Kentucky Republicans failed to win at least one-third of the gubernatorial vote.
But Bachmann ranks only 7th in the GOP presidential field in per capita home state fundraising.
Statewide large donor contribution leaders for the cycle to date currently spread across five candidates in the Republican field.
Only six House Democrats and one Republican issue press releases crediting Obama in ending the Libyan dictator's regime.
The ratio of candidates-to-moderator speaking time Tuesday was the largest among the last four debates.
The Texas Congressman has a 15 percent advantage in contributions from Iowans ahead of Mitt Romney in second place.
Republican candidates are raising more large donor money than Obama in 11 states won by the President in 2008; Obama outraised the GOP field in eight of these states that cycle.
Huntsman and Santorum have delivered the most verbal attacks; Perry has received twice as many blows as Bachmann, Cain, Gingrich, Huntsman, Paul, and Santorum combined.
National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuu will speak at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs Thursday afternoon in an event discussing the future of conservatism.
Romney received 25 percent of the speaking time at Tuesday's debate - nearly twice the time of most candidates and nearly three times the amount of Huntsman and Santorum.
17 of the nation's 22 right-to-work states were carried by John McCain.
From Dorothy Adams of Donna, Texas to William Zollinger of Eugene, Oregon, 239 Americans have filed for a presidential run, with dozens more added each month.
Perry is the only major presidential candidate to hand write his Statement of Candidacy to the FEC.
Paul is netting $80K per day this cycle compared to $40K per day at this point four years ago.
Despite a recent surge in attention on the New Jersey governor, Palin coverage has outpaced that of Christie for 35 of 39 weeks this year.
Cain eclipses Bachmann in media coverage for the first time since she entered the race.