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  • How Florida helps us think about what's right

    Earlier this month, we had a presidential election in the U.S. Before midnight, the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, had conceded to the Democratic candidate, Barack Obama. Because the U.S. uses the Electoral College to decide upon a victor rather...
  • Change comes to Washington

    WASHINGTON -- When Barack Obama was seeking the presidency in 2008, he pledged to change the way Washington works. Well, it has changed all right, but he has not been the architect. As emphatically confirmed in this week's government shutdown, that...
  • David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'

    David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'
    He's a doctor, a lawyer, a university professor and a one-time politician (in the Indiana House). With all that education and real-life experience, it might be surprising that David Orentlicher would propose such an unlikely — some would say...
  • Rendell: First POTUS debate is a must-win for Mitt Romney.

     
    If Republican Presidential Candidate ... ... Mitt Romney fails to come away with a win or at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver next month, the former Massachusetts governor could find his candidacy abandoned by GOP moneymen......
  • What if the Electoral College vote ends in a tie?

     
    Madness:...
  • Another Florida poll with Obama/Romney neck-and-neck

     
    TALLAHASSEE — For the sake of conversation, here's a poll released by a Democratic-leaning research firm called Project New America that has President Obama clinging to a 48-45 percent lead in Florida. The poll findings fall within the survey's 4-...
  • What if Obama loses the popular vote but wins re-election based on the Electoral College vote?

     
    Having been perfectly happy with (such a result) twelve years ago Republicans would have no grounds for complaining now....Josh MarshallI doubt that. But just watching all the heads explode on FoxNews would be amusing. And, what, like the congressional...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Another snapshot in time, Sunday afternoon during the Bears game

     
    We are at the point where the polls would have to be biased against Mr. Romney (in a statistical sense) in order for him to win the Electoral College....Nate Silver, today Or the turnout/enthusiasm models used in these polls are......
  • The one in which I reveal the collective wisdom from the Crystal Blog entries

     
    Recapping the entries in the 2012 Crystal Blog contest: I didn't get around to mentioning that that 62 percent of entrants thought that the Democrats would pick up at least 5 seats in the U.S. House. The answers to the......
  • Election Night: Buddy Dyer will be WESH analyst; what else to expect

     
    The 2012 election season rolls to its long-desired conclusion Tuesday night with hour upon hour of results on local stations, broadcast networks and cable news channels. ABC, CBS and NBC start their coverage at 7 p.m. Cable news will begin earlier. You...