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POTUS Map Shows Party Lines Hardening

With the VP picks and the conventions coming up, now would be as good a time as any to update my POTUS projections. In summary, both Obama and McCain picked up ground, but the...

Cokie Roberts Is Dumber Than You Think

From the August 10 edition of ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos: ROBERTS: [snip] going off this week to a vacation in Hawaii — ROBERTS: — does not make any sense whatsoever. I know...

Senate Projections Updated

U.S. Senate 2008 Democrats – 53 Republicans – 42 Independents – 2 Tossup – 3 REPUBLICANS NOT UP FOR RE-ELECTION (26) SAFE REPUBLICAN (6) Ala. (Sessions), Tenn. (Alexander), MS-A (Cochran), S.C. (Graham), WY-A (Enzi),...

6 Days Until B-Day

So apparently Obama is 20 years and 6 days older than me. He turned 47 today. It’s weird that a possible President is that relatively close to my age, that he was born in...

Drayton Lives, But Does SG Finance?

Paul Drayton, the current UF Student Body Treasurer, has spent the last few months in New York City. Frustrated by his general attitude and his refusal to temporarily step aside from the office he...

Stevens Indicted

The senior Republican in the Senate, the longest-serving GOP senator in history, Ted Stevens of Alaska, has just been indicted on 7 counts of falsifying financial disclosure forms, in connection with accepting gifts from...

McCain Gives Away His Last Trump Card

As reported on CNN yesterday, after denying the Iraqis actually called for withdrawal even though they did, Senator McCain is now conceding that a 16-month timetable for withdrawal is “pretty good”, so long as...

Senate Projection – With Stats!

U.S. Senate 2008 Democrats – 53 Republicans – 42 Independents – 2 Tossup – 3 REPUBLICANS NOT UP FOR RE-ELECTION (26) SAFE REPUBLICAN (6) Ala. (Sessions), Tenn. (Alexander), MS-A (Cochran), S.C. (Graham), WY-A (Enzi),...