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6:59 PM PT: Update to GOP Senate candidate handbook: "Shut the fuck up about rape". Clearly, it must be spelled out for them.

7:00 PM PT: Massachusetts becomes the 18th state to legalize medicinal marijuana.

7:01 PM PT: Romney finally wins a home state! Utah. That'll leave him 1-4.

7:02 PM PT: WIsconsin was called 26 minutes after polls closed. Republicans spent $5.7 million in the state last week.

7:03 PM PT (Meteor Blades): (Meteor Blades): In Maryland, with 24.8% of the vote tallied on Question 6, in favor of marriage equality, For 51.5%; Against 48.5%

In Maine, with 9% of the vote tallied on Question 1, in favor of marriage equality, For 53%; Against 47%

In Minnesota, with 3% of the vote tallied on Amendment 1 which states, "Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Minnesota," For 38%; Against 60%

7:04 PM PT: CNN exit polls, Obama 51-45 in Nevada, 52-46 in Iowa.


7:05 PM PT: And CNN calls New Hampshire for Obama.

7:06 PM PT: Feels good to win, right? All that handwringing about Republicans stealing shit and whatnot ... we were always winning. The data was clear. That's why I entered tonight without any worries. The big winner tonight? Math.

7:07 PM PT: Let's check in on Dick Morris, because it's hilarious:

#election2012   our path to the nomination is not blocked as long as we do not lose Ohio, NC, Fla, and Va
@DickMorrisTweet via web
Brilliant.

7:07 PM PT: Montana Senate exit poll -- 48-48. It was the last race called in 2006, and it will be the last race called this year.

7:09 PM PT: McCaskill wins, because even Missouri won't elect a neanderthal.

7:11 PM PT (Barbara Morrill): New thread here.

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