New Mexico

NEW MEXICO…. For most of the night, we were waiting for some kind of unexpected result, with one candidate or another flipping a state. Nothing happened.

And then, Ohio was announced for Obama. Moments ago, MSNBC called New Mexico for Obama, too.

If McCain has an avenue to 270, it’s hiding well.

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.