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Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 07:58 AM PDT

BREAKING: Kaptur to vote "Yea"!

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Ohio Dem Marcy Kaptur just announced a yes vote on health care

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This past week, Rush Limbaugh not only called Sonia Sotomayor a racist, but impugned the entire Democratic party for  supporting her and for nominating her in the first place. On top of that he said she'd be a complete failure and a total "disaster".  He even compared her to David Duke, which is ironic considering his next comment.

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Thu Oct 30, 2008 at 11:03 AM PDT

The Kerry/Bush 2004 polls

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Everyone is obsessing over the latest poll numbers. Who is right? Who is wrong? Should we put more weight into the Gallup poll or the CBS/NYT poll?

It's an interesting question and it's worth looking at how the polls looked the weekend before the election in 2004 between Kerry and Bush

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Is the McCain campaign giving up on Virginia? Here's an interesting piece of news buried in Mike Allen's report

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Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 02:28 PM PDT

VIRAL VIDEO IDEA: Porky Palin

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I have an idea for a great web video. It's called Porky Palin.

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I work for a major polling company that shall remain nameless (let's just say, they get a lot of flak from people around here). It seems that there are a lot of overly concerned voters in the blog community that are having a "sky is falling" attitude about Barack Obama's chances this fall. Let me shed some light on a dirty little secret about polling...

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Tue Sep 02, 2008 at 09:57 AM PDT

UPDATED: Obama at 50%, Gallup

by Splattercast

The Gallup daily tracking poll is going to be out in a few minutes, but I found this article on their site most interesting...

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Over at Talking Points Memo there is an article detailing the McCain campaign's newest tactic: portray Barack Obama as a terrorist.

Can you believe it? John McCain is insinuating that a sitting United States Senator is a Muslim extremist and terrorist sympathizer. How Should Obama respond to this charge? Easy....

Poll

Who do the terrorists want to see win in November?

8%7 votes
51%41 votes
30%24 votes
3%3 votes
2%2 votes
2%2 votes

| 79 votes | Vote | Results

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You're all steamed. You all want to grab your pitchforks and torches and storm down to ABC headquarters and raise hell. Phone numbers have already been provided on the main page to call and voice your displeasure at how the moderators slapped Obama around. I got it.

But calm down a second and hear me out...

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Wed Apr 02, 2008 at 12:25 PM PDT

Obama/Gore...the perfect ticket?

by Splattercast

Warning! Extreme rampant speculation ahead! Proceed with caution!

So some democrats are all abuzz with the idea of an Obama/Gore ticket. Common sense dictates that Gore wouldn't want to be vice president again. After all, that's sort of a "step down" after winning the presidency in 2000 ;)

But a lot of democrats are thinking that this is the perfect way to unite the party in the aftermath of Hillary's kamikaze run. Here's the reasoning:

Poll

Should Obama pick Gore as VP?

60%111 votes
20%37 votes
20%37 votes

| 185 votes | Vote | Results

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