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Had maverick Senator who served as Republican, Independent, and Democrat
Home of first Jewish Senator
Has only eleceted one Senator to more than 3 terms
Senator was father and grandfather of Presidents
Home first female Congresswoman, who served two terms 24 years apart
Governor and Senator son in law of President
Home of only Speaker of House to become President
As goes ___, so goes the nation
Had both Speaker and Senate Majority Leader for 6 years
Home of first Senator to serve 7 terms
Had either Presidential or Vice Presidential nominee of major party 15 times in 20th century
Along with Maine, only state to vote against FDR in 1936
Birthplace of two opposing Presidents during major American Conflict
Had Presidential candidate who lost 49 states, including his own
Home of first woman elected to Senate
Home of first successful recall of Governor
Democratic Party became powerhouse only after it merged with 3rd party
Senator was leader of irreconcilables in 1919
First state to elect female Governor
Home of first GOP Presidential candidate
Had last Republican Speaker for 40 years
Home of only sitting Speaker to lose reelection in 20th century
Democrat Congressman led House revolt against tyrannical Speaker, then became Speaker himself
First female Speaker born here
One of first Senators still only Republican Senator
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Tyrannical Speaker of House led to house revolution
Home of only the second Native American Senator
Two Senators served together for 36 years
Town always casts all its votes shortly after midnight
Senator chaired Select Watergate Committee
Voted for same party for President in every election except one
Congressman chaired Judiciary committee during Nixon impeachment hearings
Claims to be the birthplace of Republican Party, 'Under the Oaks'
One family had 5 generations hold political office
Last elected a Democrat to Senate in 1932
Home of last 3rd party candidate to win electoral votes
Senator had Aircraft Carrier named after him
Has had 5 Senators from same family
Home of first presidential caucus
Father and Son Senators were leaders of Progressive movement
Governor was both the Youngest and Oldest in nation during separate terms 40 years apart
Powerful Senator was grandfather of future Vice President who was named after him
Famous Congressman and orator lost three Presidential elections
For 40 years, Governors have served two terms from alternating parties
Had Gubernatorial election decided by State Legislature
Governor and Senator close friend of Reagan
Senator authored high tariff said to cause Great Depression
Had Senator whose mother and father both served in the Senate
Home of first Latina Governor
Didn't elect first Republican Governor until 1962

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