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Nate Silver the Real Winner of Election 2012

Silver correctly predicted the results of Tuesday night’s election, as opposed to Dick Morris who was utterly wrong in predicting Mitt Romney would win in a “landslide.”

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE


Republican Allen West Not Conceding Election Yet

UPDATE: With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, the tea party-backed Republican trails in his re-election bid to Democrat Patrick Murphy by a razor-thin margin.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE



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Trump Has Epic Meltdown After Obama Wins, Calls for ‘Revolution’

Trump totally lost in on Twitter after major news media outlets projected that President Obama won re-election.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE


Al Gore Calls Florida for Obama

As of 8 p.m. Pacific time, the state of Florida was still too close to call, but that didn’t stop former Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore from declaring that the state will go President Obama’s way.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE



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Claire McCaskill Defeats Todd ‘Legitimate Rape’ Akin in Missouri Senate Race

Claire McCaskill was considered one of the Democrats most likely to lose her seat in the 2012 election race. That is, until her Republican opponent Todd Akin opened his mouth during a television interview and the infamous words came out.

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Huckabee Slams ‘Pathetic’ Effort by GOP to Reach Out to Minority Voters

Huckabee ripped the Republican Party for its efforts to reach out to voters of color during an election night appearance on Fox News.

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Rape Comment Sinks Indiana GOP Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock

Mourdock, whose candidacy lost traction after he said pregnancy resulting from rape was “something God intended to happen,” has lost his bid for the U.S. Senate to Democrat Joe Donnelly.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE



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Independent Angus King Projected to Win Maine Senate Race

The former governor has the option to caucus with Democrats or Republicans. Which side he chooses could tip the balance of power toward that party.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE


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Nate Silver’s Final Prediction

The FiveThirtyEight blogger accurately predicted the results of 49 of the 50 states in the 2008 presidential election. Here is his last forecast for the 2012 presidential race.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE



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Scott Brown Disses Elizabeth Warren on Election Day

Trailing in most of the latest polls, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown spent Tuesday in a last-minute effort to gain the support of blue-collar voters.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE



Top Campaign Moments; Axelrod Slams ‘Delusional’ Dick Morris, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including presidential endorsements by a former veep nominee and a “Simpsons” character, plus a bookmaker pays out on the White House race before Election Day.

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 READ MORE



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Apocalypse Again: The Boom-and-Bust Cycle of Bipartisan Politics

Career politicians depend upon the biggest protection racket in this country, which is often called “our two-party system.” Ours? Really? Certainly that system has no foundation whatsoever in the Constitution of the United States.

Posted on Nov 2, 2010 READ MORE



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Obama’s First Win: Dixville Notch, N.H.

All 21 eligible voters in Dixville Notch, N.H., became the first in the nation to vote at the polls just after midnight Monday, following a time-honored tradition, and the win went to Barack Obama with 15 votes over John McCain’s six.

Posted on Nov 4, 2008 READ MORE


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Portrait of an American Election

“Election Day” isn’t a film that highlights the horse-race aspect of American politics, nor is it about red or blue states. Instead, director Katy Chevigny and her colleagues from Arts Engine Inc. aimed to capture a much more complex story—or rather, a multilayered and interconnecting set of stories—about an array of Americans from different states, backgrounds and political positions, all taking part in some way in the 2004 U.S. presidential election.

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