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Go Ahead and Secede, Texas. I Dare You.
November 14, 2012

Don't mess with Texas? Don't mess with us!

The GOP Can’t Afford to Ignore Cities Anymore
November 12, 2012

Nixon's suburban strategy isn't going to cut it for Republicans in 2016.

Stuff White People Like
November 12, 2012

Republicans say Obama won by promising "free stuff." But who was the real panderer in this election?

The GOP Has Problems With White Voters, Too
November 12, 2012

Don't let the national exit poll data fool you. The GOP has its own problem with white voters.

The Auto Bailout Didn’t Decide Ohio
November 12, 2012

From the moment political reporters armed with leaked internal polls wrote that Obama led by mid-to-upper single digits in Ohio, the Buckeye State was widely regarded as Romney’s Achilles heel.

Obama Doesn’t Need Tech Wizardry to Fix Voting
November 08, 2012

There's nothing magic to cutting down lines at the polls. Obama--and Congress--just need to deal with the basics.

Paul Ryan Was Not the GOP’s Savior. He May Even Have Been its Albatross.
November 08, 2012

A few more Ryan appearances in the likes of Ohio and Florida and Romney might have lost these states by much larger margins.

FreedomWorks Loses the Senate
November 07, 2012

FreedomWorks shot for the Senate this year, and fell far short.

Romney Had a Chance to Beat Obama, and He Blew It
November 07, 2012

The Obama campaign telegraphed its re-election strategy. Romney responded with a historic blunder.

Seven Underrated Counties
November 06, 2012

 Throughout the Bush years, Orange County, FL, Franklin County, OH, and Bucks County, PA ascended to national preeminence as the closest counties in the closest states in the 2000 election. In 2008, the diverse and well-educated new coalition counties, like Arapahoe, CO, Fairfax, VA, Wake, NC stole the show. In 2012, Obama could easily win every county listed above and lose the election. As the suburbs diversify and Republicans compensate with additional inroads into the countryside, the old swing counties of the Bush years have largely moved into the Democratic column.

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