October 16, 2009 The Yankees have won 26 World Series. But has any Yankee been elected to public office?
September 22, 2009 Would Michael Dukakis be the oldest freshman senator in history?
August 31, 2009 A question on the all-time Senate seniority list.
August 13, 2009 There are four current senators who were appointed, not elected, to their posts, and two more will be following, in Florida and Texas. But is that a record?
August 12, 2009 And the first Kennedy to lose an election was ... ?
August 11, 2009 Herbert Hoover — not George H.W. Bush, as one reader thought — was the last Cabinet member to be elected president.
July 22, 2009 Which presidents were denied the nomination of their party for another term?
July 21, 2009 The long-running Minnesota Senate race didn't last as long as what happened in New Hampshire in 1974-75.
July 20, 2009 Some readers' questions about the Supreme Court and the Senate Judiciary Committee.
July 20, 2009 The oddity of Minnesota having a Senate seat won six successive times by a Jewish candidate.
June 25, 2009 In the wake of my post yesterday about political sex scandals, Andy Toomey of New York City writes:
June 19, 2009 Could Reagan have won a third term in 1988 if he were constitutionally eligible?
June 15, 2009 What incumbent was most affected by presidential term limits? I would argue that it's Bill Clinton.
June 3, 2009 Did President Obama dis Jimmy Carter during yesterday's ceremony honoring Ronald Reagan?