24. Donald Trump vs. the Pope — “When two of the most visible figures on the international stage, Pope Francis and Donald Trump, exchanged sharp words over immigration Thursday, an extraordinary election year took another dramatic twist. The long-distance volley, impelled, like so much of the campaign, by Trump’s language on Mexican immigration, created a moment that actually merited the overused label ‘unprecedented.'” — Feb. 18, 2016, Los Angeles Times

25. GOP turnout in many Super Tuesday states — “Republicans voted in unprecedented numbers on Super Tuesday, setting record numbers in contests throughout different regions of the country.” — March 2, 2016, CNN

26. Romney’s attacks against Trump — “Romney’s remarks are unprecedented in the way he — the party’s most recent presidential nominee — attacks the man who seems on track to secure this year’s GOP nomination.” — NPR, March 3, 2016