Senator Daniel Webster turned down two offers to be vice president by William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor because he thought the office was a dead-end position. Both these presidents then died in office.
In the Soviet Union in 1991, voting “None of the Above” led to new elections with new candidates, eventually leading to the end of the Soviet Union.
The longest filibuster in US history was conducted by Strom Thurmond who spoke continuously for 24 hours and 18 minutes in an unsuccessful attempt to block the 1957 Civil Rights Act.
The US congress has a lower approval rating than cockroaches & colonoscopies, and is even less popular than it was during the American Revolution.
People of Sweden love Donald Duck so much, they had to make voting for him illegal.
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft once ran for Senate in Missouri against a dead man. And lost.
Reagan and Gorbachev agreed to pause the Cold War in case of an alien invasion.
For the past 4 election cycles a man named Vermin Supreme has campaigned on a platform of time travel, zombie based alternative energy, mandatory tooth brushing laws, and a free pony for every American.
There is a Penny Lobby in the United States to keep the one cent coin in circulation even though it is produced at a loss. The lobby was hired by Jardin Zinc Products, who is the sole provider of penny blanks to the U.S. Government.
Liberty, President Gerald Ford’s dog, was trained to create diversions in meetings. If Ford wanted to end a conversation in the Oval Office, he would signal Liberty and she would go to the guest wagging her tail, creating a natural break.