Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the South Carolina primary, a much-needed bounceback after mediocre showings in Iowa and New Hampshire. While this win was expected, what is surprising is his margin of victory: a nearly 30-point romp that saw him sweep every county across the diverse state.

Alaska is among the most politically baffling states in the union. Its unusual urban/rural political divide, impressive track record for third-party performance, and relatively limited history in major statewide elections (only dating as far back as 1960) all make for an interesting and unpredictable political scene.

Lost in the discussion of Blagojevich’s sins is another fact: the end of Blago marked the end of the Illinois Democratic Party’s effective competition downstate. Looking at the trends from 1998 to 2006 shows a clear shift and a fascinating look at the rapid decline in the state’s ancestrally Democratic strongholds.

Johnson kept his pre-election cabinet, but promised it would change after Brexit. Today, it was that day. Politicos around the country were glued to TV and computer screens as cameras broadcasted Downing Street. Everyone wanted to see who came and went, a great indicator of change.