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  • 2012 Presidential Race: Profiles of the Republican field

    06/08/2011 7:59:12 PM PDT · by rightcoast · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Wikipedia, etc | Wednesday, June 8, 2011 | rightcoast
    Mitt RomneyBorn March 12, 1947 – Detroit, Michigan Age in 2013 – 65 MBA degree, 1975 – Harvard Business School (Boston, MA) JD degree, 1975 – Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA) BA degree, 1971 – Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) Profession – Businessman Political Career 2008 – Candidate for President of the United States (lost Republican primary) 2003-2007 – Governor of Massachusetts 1994 – Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Massachusetts (lost general election) Other 1999-2002 – CEO, Salt Lake Organizing Committee (2002 Winter Olympics) 1984-1999 – CEO & Managing Partner, Bain Capital Inc 1978-1984 – Vice President, Bain and...
  • Romney to bring book tour to Utah (Romneybot festival alert) (barf!)

    12/13/2009 11:02:34 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 51 replies · 1,635+ views
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Mitt Romney is preparing for a more prominent presence on the national scene with a new book coming out next spring. Tickets go on sale next week for a major book event in downtown Salt Lake City in March. One year since the presidential election ended, Romney is stepping up his profile with national TV appearances, newspaper Op-Eds, fundraising for fellow Republicans and a new book called "No Apology: The Case for America's Greatness." The book comes out March 2. One of the first events in a national book tour will be at the Salt Palace...
  • McCain Campaign Manager Blames Rush Limbaugh for McCain's Loss

    01/17/2009 7:01:24 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 301 replies · 5,616+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 2009-01-16
    RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, have you thought back to the 2008 election? Have you asked yourself who was responsible for that loss? Have you asked yourself who really should shoulder the blame and the burden for the defeat of Senator McCain? A lot of people have been speculating this, a lot of postmortems on the election. Let's go to the BBC. BBC World Service, host Stephen Sackur spoke with former McCain campaign manager Rick Davis and asked Rick Davis on whose shoulders rests the burden of the McCain defeat. DAVIS: We didn't successfully reach out to them. I mean, but...
  • VIDEO: Sarah Palin Goes Rogue (and takes on the media): Brand New 2009 Interview

    01/15/2009 8:50:24 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 12 replies · 1,486+ views
    YouTube ^ | January 15, 2009 | Sarah Palin
    "Katie Couric, you are not the center of universe!" With that, the good Governor gives her most uncensored interview of all time, in this brand new 2009 exchange. She also says this: "I would do it again!" In other words: 2012. Video here
  • Congress to Certify Electoral College Vote Today - LIVE discussion thread

    01/08/2009 6:21:34 AM PST · by Jack Black · 92 replies · 6,743+ views
    Freepers today is the big day. I'm assuming it's going to be on C-SPAN. I did not find a discussion thread so I'm starting one for us.
  • Rod Dreher: Ron Paul, if only we listened

    11/30/2008 11:16:35 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 254 replies · 4,462+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 2008-11-25 | Rod Dreher
    I didn't vote for Ron Paul in the Republican primary (I was a Mike Huckabee man), nor did I write him in on Election Day (I penciled in farmer-poet Wendell Berry). But no Texan this year did more good for conservatism and his country than the congressman from the coast. Lord knows there was no Republican in the 2008 campaign who talked straighter. Dr. Paul – he's a physician – never had a chance, of course. He is too peculiar in his opinions and doesn't know how to spin like a TV slick. What he had was ideas, integrity and...
  • Obama’s Small Donor Juggernaut More Myth than Reality, Report Shows

    11/26/2008 6:35:46 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 15 replies · 1,388+ views
    CNSNews ^ | November 26, 2008 | Fred Lucas
    ( – It was widely reported that Barack Obama’s historic presidential win was fueled by an army of small donors, often contributing $5 and $10, at an unheard of rate in American history, but a recent study shows that Obama’s small donor base – and possibly reports of unparalleled youth-voter turnout – was more myth than reality. The Campaign Finance Institute (CFI) study says that 26 percent of donors to Obama’s presidential campaign gave $200 or less, the definition of a small donation. That’s compared to 25 percent for President George W. Bush’s 2004 reelection campaign. Most of the contributions...
  • Republican sideshow

    11/23/2008 6:02:47 PM PST · by redk · 51 replies · 1,583+ views
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | Nov. 23, 2008 | John Brummett
    People wonder why Mike Huckabee would come out with a book that violates Ronald Reagan's 11th Commandment, which is not to criticize another Republican, and trashes the wholly deserving Mitt Romney. Is it that Huckabee wants to get Romney out of the way so that he can emerge pre-emptively as the GOP alternative to Sarah Palin in 2012?
  • Obama help sought over US air strikes...(Osama Bin Laden needs Barack Hussein Obama's HELP !)

    11/22/2008 8:30:44 AM PST · by IrishMike · 26 replies · 1,328+ views
    Gulf ^ | November 17, 2008 | Fasihur Rehman Khan
    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is optimistic that after a dialogue with US President-elect Barack Obama's administration, the drone strikes in the country's tribal region will come to an end. "The air strikes by US spy plans will halt with the starting of dialogues as soon as Barack Obama takes charge of his office," Gillani told the media in Karachi. Pakistani Parliament, President, Prime Minister, Opposition leaders, and Armed Forces chiefs have time and again denounced the attacks and condemned violation of its territory terming it "a big hazard" in building a consensus in Pakistani society to join...
  • Sarah Palin MUSIC VIDEO: "I'm Gonna Make It To The Top"

    11/15/2008 10:44:22 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 5 replies · 1,111+ views
    Hold on to your hats and get ready to rock with the icon of conservative politics, the Governor of Alaska, the siren of snow, the North Star, the future President of the United States, Sarah Palin. Very catchy song plays as engaging images are shown. Sarah rocks, so only watch if you're prepared to A) sing along and B) ROCK THE HOUSE. Sarah has two modes: rocking and about to rock. So sit back, prepare to be electrified, and push play. The music video can be watched by clicking right here. Awesome one to email out to all of your...
  • FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin sues the Federal Government

    11/15/2008 5:35:09 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 19 replies · 2,021+ views
    Sarah Palin has more moxy than most star systems. Video here. Cool interview from the Spring of 2008.
  • Obama Splits Nebraska's Electoral Votes

    11/15/2008 2:45:51 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 29 replies · 1,563+ views
    Newsroom America ^ | 11-15-2008
    President-elect Obama has again made history by splitting traditionally Republican Nebraska's electoral votes, winning one of them in a state that has never split. After all remaining ballots were counted Friday, Obama emerged with a 3,325-vote lead over Republican John McCain in unofficial results in the 2nd Congressional District. The district covers Douglas County, which includes Omaha. Nebraska has five electoral votes. It is the only state besides Maine that split electoral votes. Results in Missouri, with 11 electoral votes, are still not complete so the winner in that state has not been announced. Officials have until Tuesday to complete...
  • Cooking with Sarah Palin II: Todd, Fatherhood, Glass Ceilings, Careers, and Potholders

    11/14/2008 12:33:38 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 16 replies · 1,325+ views
    The Sarah Palin Channel at YouTube (subscribe today) ^ | 11-14-08 | Future President Sarah Palin
    Video here. Great interview with Sarah Palin in her own home kitchen as she prepares dinner and talks about what an awesome father to their kids Todd Palin is and related topics in the best four minutes and twenty eight seconds from the most recent home interview by Greta Van Susteren.
  • Sarah Palin Cooks in her Home Kitchen and talks about Energy Independence

    11/13/2008 5:24:12 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 8 replies · 1,186+ views
    Video here.
  • Sweet, Sassy, & Beautiful Sarah Palin interviewed by Grumpy, Cranky, & Wizened Larry King

    11/13/2008 4:41:12 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 30 replies · 2,015+ views
    The Sarah Palin 2012 Channel at YouTube (subscribe today) ^ | 11-13-08 | 2013-2021 President Sarah Palin
    Video here.
  • Sarah Palin says that she is open to running for President of the United States in 2012

    11/13/2008 1:31:17 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 17 replies · 1,164+ views
    Spend six minutes with Sarah: video here. Wolf Blitzer never had a chance.
  • GOP to file suit to undo McCain rules

    11/13/2008 5:10:54 AM PST · by HastertFan · 111 replies · 7,198+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/13/08 | Ralph Hallow
    The Republican Party will file federal lawsuits Thursday seeking to overthrow the McCain-Feingold federal campaign finance regulations, Republican National Committee Chairman Robert M. "Mike" Duncan revealed Wednesday night at a private dinner with the nation's Republican governors. The move is considered a slap in the face of the Republican Party's failed 2008 presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who was dramatically outspent by Democrat Barack Obama, and of President Bush, who signed McCain-Feingold into law in 2002. "We will bring two federal suits tomorrow to strengthen the Republican Party," Mr. Duncan told The Washington Times. Mr. Duncan said one...
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal Talks About How the GOP Can Win in 2012 - Video 11/11/08

    11/11/2008 4:13:24 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 40 replies · 746+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 11, 2008 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talking with NBC's David Schuster about what the Republican Party needs to do to win again in 2012. Jindal is a very impressive person. He needs to continue to raise his profile nationally with appearances like this and policy speeches over the next two years if he wants to run for the GOP nomination. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Obama's Ill. Senate seat eyed as artifact

    11/11/2008 10:13:33 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies · 780+ views
    The Sioux City Journal ^ | November 11, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The chair once used by President-elect Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois Senate could be destined for a museum. The swiveling, high-backed leather chair is among items from Obama’s Springfield days that are being inventoried with an eye on saving them for the sake of history. The Chicago Democrat served in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004 before heading to the U.S. Senate. During his time in Springfield, the Senate chambers underwent a massive restoration, which resulted in the destruction of all the desks on the floor — including Obama’s. The chairs from that...
  • Jindal: Never Vetted for VP

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has emerged as one of the hottest names in national Republican circles since John McCain's defeat last week, was never vetted as a vice presidential pick, according to sources close to the Pelican State chief executive. Jindal was approached by McCain forces to gauge his interest in the vice presidency and told them he was not interested in being vetted due to his desire to continue on with his current job, to which he was elected just one year ago. While the official reason that Jindal took his name out of contention was his lack...
  • Sarah Palin interviewed three days after Election: "Alaskan women are pretty tough!"

    11/09/2008 7:04:25 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 74 replies · 1,364+ views
    Video here. Sarah talks about sexism and double standards. She says, "Alaskan women are pretty tough!" If she is any example, Alaskan women are pretty and tough. Sarah calls for an end to sexism and advocates for equal opportunity. Interview date: 11/7/08.
  • "North Star 3": The Return of Sarah Palin

    11/09/2008 4:41:32 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 18 replies · 615+ views
    Video here: Sarah lets loose in an interview from her office on November 7, 2008, three days after the election. She deals with the clothes issue and then deals with the biased media coverage too!
  • Newsweek: McCain Flirted with Lieberman for VP [RINO] [multi-kiloton barf alert]

    11/07/2008 7:21:04 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 66 replies · 2,299+ views
    Newsweek has published a deep, multi-chapter account of the entire 2008 presidential campaign, with a lot of inside perspective. Somewhere in the middle, it deals with Sen. John McCain's friendship with Sen. Joe Lieberman. McCain had apparently pitched Lieberman's name for the No. 2 spot on the ticket, but the idea was quickly shot down by his advisers.
  • Lowry: For Republican McCain, the center did not hold

    11/07/2008 6:28:12 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 78 replies · 2,809+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 2008-11-07 | Rich Lowry
    Republicans are consoling themselves by telling anyone who will listen that we still live in a "center-right country." They're right. That's the good news. The bad news is that they've lost the center. According to exit polls, Barack Obama won moderates by a whopping 21 points on Tuesday, 60-39 percent. That more than doubled John Kerry's nine-point margin over George W. Bush among moderates in 2004. The ideological composition of the electorate was remarkably unchanged from 2004. The percentage of self-identified conservatives and moderates -- the center-right -- held steady. Conservatives were 34 percent of voters and moderates 44 percent,...
  • Graham: Tainted GOP lost to Obama's positive view

    11/07/2008 7:05:59 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 58 replies · 2,417+ views
    AP via Google ^ | 2008-11-07 | Bruce Smith
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the GOP lost the White House because the party was tainted by corruption, overspending and "sometimes came across as a bunch of grumpy old men." . . . . . "All we have to do is go back to the basics of fiscal conservatism, with a smile and come up with new ways to communicate with the younger voter," said Graham, who captured 58 percent of the vote in winning re-election against a little-known opponent.
  • 10:19 AM: McCain lead in Indiana up to more than 97,000 votes

    Indiana is still updating its website and it appears that McCain's lead is growing.
  • Update Marion County Lags Behind in Vote Tabulation- Indiana Switched to McCain???

    11/06/2008 3:45:10 PM PST · by TruthCanHurt · 395 replies · 26,829+ views
    <p>Declaring Indiana for obama might be premature per the Indiana Sec of States website. This was just updated...</p>
  • President Hussein will never represent America(VANITY)

    11/05/2008 11:05:31 AM PST · by drzz · 17 replies · 3,371+ views
    VANITY | 11 05 2008 | drzz
    The total war begins. Stop the "Country First" crap. Conservatives should claim, immediately, that Obama is "not their president". Obama has nothing to do with America or American values. The country he wasn't born in has not been built for people like him. No founding father would have allowed such fanatic to lead the USA. He is an alien far-leftie who built his success on cult of personnality and demagogy. He claimed US armed forces raid villages of civilians. He refused to war a flag pin on his chest ... He speaks openly about "typical Whites". His wife hates America....
  • Freedom Now Stands Alone

    11/05/2008 8:06:44 AM PST · by LSUfan · 21 replies · 1,940+ views
    The Spectator ^ | 5 Nov 08 | Melanie Phillips
    So the answer to my question turned out to be yes, America really was going to do this. A historic moment indeed. The hyperbole for once is not exaggerated: this is a watershed election which changes the fate of the world. The fear however is that the world now becomes very much less safe for all of us as a result. Those of us who have looked on appalled during this most frightening of presidential elections – at the suspension of reason and its replacement by thuggery -- can only hope that the way this man governs will be very...
  • Youth vote may have been key in Obama's win

    11/04/2008 10:39:03 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 60 replies · 3,231+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2008-11-05 | Melissa Dahl
    Early reports are indicating that the youngest members of the country's electorate voted Tuesday in higher numbers than in the last presidential election — and they voted more Democratic. Youth turnout appears to be exceeding 2004 levels, which was itself a year with a big surge in voters ages 18 to 29. “We expected record turnout, and that is what we’re seeing right now,” says Heather Smith, a spokeswoman for Rock the Vote, an organization that works to encourage young people to register and vote in every election. What’s more, young voters may prove to have been the key to...
  • [President]Bush congratulates [President-elect]Obama on 'awesome night'

    11/04/2008 9:56:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 154 replies · 8,377+ views
    Breitbart/AFP ^ | November 5, 2008
    US President George W. Bush late Tuesday telephoned his apparent successor, Democrat Barack Obama, to congratulate him on his "awesome night," according to White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. "Mr President-elect, congratulations to you. What an awesome night for you, your family and your supporters. Laura and I called to congratulate you and your good bride," she quoted Bush as telling Obama. "I promise to make this a smooth transition. You are about to go on one of the great journeys of life. Congratulations and go enjoy yourself," Bush told Obama, she said. The president also invited Obama and his family...
  • NewsMax Electoral Vote count >>> 200 (O), 81 (Mc)

    11/04/2008 6:31:42 PM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 2,076+ views
    NewsMax Electoral Vote count >>> 200 (O), 81 (Mc)
  • Polls (Obama +11.7%) Actual Vote (Obama +0.36%) - Pre-Election Polls Are Obviously Rigged

    11/04/2008 6:38:32 PM PST · by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh · 19 replies · 2,922+ views
    According to the popular vote so far, out of 25,907,049 votes counted, McCain has 12,904,704 (49.82%) and Obama has 13,002,345 (50.18%), which is an Obama lead of (.36%). Meanwhile, the Zogby/Reuters/C-Span poll shows Obama 54.1, McCain 42.7, which is an Obama lead of (11.4%) Does anyone believe the polls are accurate? Does anyone believe that the liberal media, liberal interest groups, and activists are not intentionally misstating polling data? "Scientific" Polls (Obama +11.4%) Actual vote (Obama +0.36%)
  • Virginia Dead Heat After 64% Reported

    11/04/2008 6:24:29 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 1,857+ views
    As of 9:20 est. with almost 65% of precincts it is a dead heat. McCain 49.77% and Obama 49.16%
  • Ohio Election Results Live Thread

    11/04/2008 3:54:25 PM PST · by TonyInOhio · 80 replies · 16,375+ views
    Ohio Secretary of State ^ | 11/04/08 | TonyInOhio
    I'll be posting results and analysis on this thread as the Ohio returns come in. There are a couple of wild cards in play this year. First, our new early voting period means that some early results will be skewed, as it appears that a significant proportion of Democrats, especially African Americans, voted early. This will give an advantage to Democrats in the early numbers. Secondly, a significant number of ACORN registrations were determined to be invalid (like 1/3) and so many of those registratnts, if the vote, will be give provisional ballots. These ballots will only be counted if...
  • Today's Exit Polls Differ Drastically from Actual Results! (Fox News reports)

    11/04/2008 6:05:36 PM PST · by RightFighter · 62 replies · 7,425+ views
    FoxNews | 11/04/2008 | RightFighter
    Someone on Fox News (Jim Engle, I think) was just on saying that they are seeing a large amount of "WPE" (Within Precinct Error) in the exit polling, meaning that the actual results reported by the precincts are much lower for Obama than the results that the exit pollsters gathered. In Pennsylvania, I think he said that this number was 10.4%, meaning that Obama was exit polling 10.4% better than the actual results being reported. In Florida, they reported that it was a difference of 3.4 or 3.9%. Also significant in NC, VA, and other places.
  • Don't Read Too Much Into These Little Anecdotes, But...

    11/04/2008 3:43:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 2,840+ views
    The National Review ^ | November 04, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    I talked to one of my McCain guys a little while ago. He didn't have any data, but he said, "based just on the anecdotal evidence, we feel good about who is showing up to vote and in what numbers." Yup, strictly on anexdotal evidence, it seems like the Republican base is turning out. That doesn't mean McCain is going to win, or even that it will be close. But if the Democrats turn out (a safe bet) and the split among independents is reasonably close, it would be tough for it to be a blowout. But then again, maybe...
  • Gates, Buffett back Obama ahead of elections ( Gates is a liberal )

    11/04/2008 3:28:05 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 42 replies · 1,583+ views
    MSN ^ | November 3rd
    Los Angeles: Barack Obama has promised to increase taxes if he becomes president of the United States. But the really rich want change and many of them have said they are voting for the senator from Illinois. Despite the tradition that says the country's wealthy tend to favour the Republican Party, there has been an unexpected swing ahead of Tuesday's election that favours the black Democratic candidate. For starters, the country's two richest men, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, have already said they will vote for Obama. According to Forbes magazine, Gates - worth an estimated $55.5 billion - contributed...
  • Dark Reign II: Obama Nation Thugs WITH WEAPONS Block Voters

    11/04/2008 1:59:47 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 7 replies · 2,601+ views
    YouTube ^ | Today | The Criminal Obama Nation
    Video here.
  • White Obama urges Americans to forget race issue (Moronic Moonbattery)

    11/04/2008 1:56:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 1,040+ views
    Brand Republic ^ | November 4, 2008 | Staff
    NEW YORK - Barack Obama and John McCain have switched colour in a poster campaign created by Grey New York in an effort to encourage voters to put the issue of race to one side. The poster depicting the two senators in altered states were created by the agency's chief creative officer Tor Myhren and carry the slogan "Let the issues be the issue". The ads have gone up around Manhattan as Americans today vote to elect their next president with Obama seven points clear in the polls. Myhren said: "This is a non-partisan image. We wanted to address the...
  • DARK REIGN: Obama Thugs Vote "A Couple of Times" Each

    11/04/2008 1:43:19 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 13 replies · 3,347+ views
    YouTube ^ | Election Day | CNN and Obama Thug
    Video here. Listen to the CNN hack say, "That's against the law but it's O.K." WTF?
  • Today was the hardest day of my life (PUMA Democrat votes GOP)

    11/04/2008 1:10:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies · 9,942+ views
    Yes I went and voted today. For the first time in my life, I voted for a straight republican ticket. On the way to the polls I kept asking myself if I could vote for Obama as I have always been a Democrat. Could I be loyal to the Democrat party. When I sat down and looked at that ballot, I realized that I had no choice but to vote for the republicans. After I turned in my ballot and left the polling place, I got sick at my stomach. I realized that I was no longer a Democrat but...
  • Blue Jeans and Autumn Skies: Sarah Palin Votes in Wasilla

    11/04/2008 11:13:55 AM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 18 replies · 4,385+ views
    The Sarah Palin Channel at YouTube (please subscribe and invite others to) ^ | Election Day 2008 | Sarah "Future President" Palin
    Video here. The hope of America is 44, Alaskan, and beautiful.
  • "Sarah from Alaska": Sarah Palin talks with reporters on Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

    11/04/2008 11:28:52 AM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 7 replies · 2,929+ views
    The Sarah Palin Channel at YouTube ^ | Election Day 2008 | Sarah Palin
    Very, very, very emotional video right here.
  • Universal Voter Registration

    11/04/2008 11:07:38 AM PST · by Libertarianize the GOP · 19 replies · 1,306+ views
    Sound Politics ^ | Nov 3, 2008 | Jason Osgood
    Universal Voter Registration Every election cycle, our nation argues about voter fraud and purging voters. Universal voter registration is the solution to both of these problems. It eliminates voter fraud. It makes unlawful purging of voters impossible. It's also more simple to administrate than our current system, therefore costing less and easier to validate. Universal voter registration is very simple: Every eligible voter is registered to vote by default. Voters can "opt-out" if they choose, preserving their first amendment right to free speech. Preventing Voter Fraud My proposal extends our existing statewide voter registration database (VRDB) to record both eligible...
  • Key Battlegrounds Trending McCain

    11/04/2008 10:44:23 AM PST · by RecallMoran · 26 replies · 5,966+ views
    US NEWS ^ | NOVEMBER 4, 2008 | James Pethokoukis
    The Latest From Inside McCain HQ November 04, 2008 11:30 AM ET | James Pethokoukis | I just talked to one of my best Team McCain sources who told me that heading into today all the key battleground polls were moving hard and fast in their direction. The source, hardly a perma-optimist, thinks it will be a long night, but that McCain is going to win. So add this with the new Battleground poll (Obama +1.9 only) and the rising stock market...
  • Don't Expect Final Results From Colorado Tonight (NRO)

    11/04/2008 10:30:47 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 4 replies · 1,803+ views
    National Review - Campaign Spot ^ | November 4, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    Don't Expect Final Results From Colorado TonightI have been unable to find a partisan breakdown of the early voters in Colorado in 2004, to see how it compares to this year's numbers — Democrats 33.44 percent  (569,875), Republicans 32.64 percent  (556,241), and Independents 24.71 percent (421,124).I did find the party registration numbers for 2004: · Republican 1,125,374 · Democrat 947,866 · Unaffiliated 1,028,886 · Libertarian 6,078· Green 5,279· Other 1,083TOTAL 3,114,566 That breaks down to a modest 36.1 percent Republican, 30 percent Democrat advantage; this year the party registration numbers break down 33.1 percent Republican, 32.8 percent Democrat. I...
  • Breaking-McCain camp files suit in NH

    11/04/2008 10:28:19 AM PST · by NoobRep · 19 replies · 3,534+ views
    Just reported on Fox. McCain camp filing suit that will go to the judge in 15 minutes. GOP poll watchers are being kept as far away as 40 feet from the new registration tables in that state.
  • The Latest From Inside McCain HQ (Battleground states moving "hard" and "fast"for McCain)

    11/04/2008 9:50:31 AM PST · by nhwingut · 200 replies · 26,893+ views
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | 11/04/08 | James Pethokoukis
    I just talked to one of my best Team McCain sources who told me that heading into today all the key battleground polls were moving hard and fast in their direction. The source, hardly a perma-optimist, thinks it will be a long night, but that McCain is going to win. So add this with the new Battleground poll (Obama +1.9 only) and the rising stock market...
  • Electoral College Update

    11/04/2008 9:24:18 AM PST · by gandalftb · 51 replies · 9,314+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | November 4, 2008 | staff
    Electoral college in play.