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On Caucuses

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On March 7, 2012

Over at the Prospect I wade into the debate about the use of caucuses in the presidential selection process. I think the current system works tolerably well, although I don’t oppose regulation i

Good Election News!

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On November 8, 2011
Ohio union-busting law goes down. 63% no. Maine vote-suppression law goes down.   Oh noes, gays and lesbians might be able to vote! Looks like the Mississippi Life Begins At Conception and Ends At Birth initiative might be going down too, but not called yet. …it’s official! Share

Hochul Wins

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On May 24, 2011

It will be interesting to see the Pain Caucus try to rationalize away this one. Personal to Dems: voting to get rid of Medicare to fund upper-class tax cuts is enormously unpopular, and almost every H

Politics 101

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On May 23, 2011

If NY-26 has taught us anything, it’s that it would take Mark Penn-level incompetence to screw up the political gift that even remotely marginal Republican legislators gave their prospective Dem

Canadian Election Blogging!

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On March 25, 2011
My understanding is that the election following the non-confidence vote that felled the Harper government is likely to produce yet another Harper minority government, so whether it will change anything is unclear. We’ll see as polling data starts to emerge… …however, a commenter notes that 308 is projecting a Conservative majority. I’ll believe the Tories […]
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