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TPM’s State of the Race with Just 14 Days to Go

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Why I’m Voting for Barack Obama: Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) Sings “Maybe There’s a World”

Perhaps it’s corny to vote for somebody because they give you hope. Maybe it’s utopian—and not hard-nosed enough. But I admit that I find Barack Obama to be a calm and steady man of peace and intelligence. I see him … Continue reading

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John McCain as Prince Hamlet: To Insinuate that Obama is a Terrorist, or to Not Insinuate that Obama is a Terrorist, That is the Question?

John McCain is getting LOTS of contradictory advice these days. Here’s what the NY Times (today) says is dividing Republicans in Colorado: [N]o subject has more divided Republicans than the one that has been a matter of disagreement in the … Continue reading

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“He is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States”: John McCain on Barack Obama, Refusing to Demonize His Opponent

I am super proud of John McCain tamping down the more hysterical statements of those at his rallies. It reminds me of the McCain that I have sometimes admired—such as the one who, during the primaries, said (against Mitt Romney) … Continue reading

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Countdown to Obamageddon!: 25 Days Left, and Obama Has His BEST Polling Day Yet. At This Rate, Obama May Even Win Georgia

Source: FiveThirtyEight.com November 4, 2008 may prove to be “Obamageddon” for the Fox News right. Sean Hannity must be squirming. Know hope. Go Obama!

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Here Comes the “L-Word”—But It’s Not the One That You Might Expect

Politico.com explores the possibility that Obama is heading for a landslide. Money quote: Three weeks of historic economic upheaval have done more than just tilt a handful of once reliably Republican states in Barack Obama’s direction. Democratic strategists are now optimistic … Continue reading

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Obama Zings McCain: In Erratic and Uncertain Times We Don’t Need “Erratic and Uncertain Leadership.” The Housing Crisis is Obama’s Example of McCain Offering Confused Leadership

I agree with Obama that McCain frequently flops around like a fish out of water trying to figure out what his positions are on issues, but I think that Obama needs to be careful here. He’s likely to be the … Continue reading

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More Great Polling Numbers for Obama Today. Even West Virginia Looks Like It Could Go Obama

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