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Veepstakes

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VEEPSTAKES… Barack Obama is touring Virginia today with Virginia’s three top Democrats, all of whom have been mentioned as potential VP candidates in one place or another. I’m not of the view that a Vice President gets you a state, the way it may have in the more parochial media landscape of the past. People… Read more »

Words, Meet Action

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WORDS, MEET ACTION… On the one hand, Ben Bernanke lauds the expansion of education access at all areas of development, including the community college system, as among the best methods to reduce income inequality in the long-term. Now, Bernanke doesn’t set education policy for the Administration. But he does have some sway over the financial… Read more »

Good Job, Now Get To Work

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GOOD JOB, NOW GET TO WORK…. I congratulate Barack Obama on his primary win. Last night was historic and felt particularly hopeful. I think he has the opportunity to bring forward meaningful change in America. In fact, he can start today. He can go to the well of the Senate and demand that the party… Read more »

Wave Election

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WAVE ELECTION… Democracy Corps released their latest poll of Republican-held areas, and the news is very good for Democrats: Analysis: Democrats Improve Advantage in 45 Republican-Held Districts Even as we modified our sample design to include more hard-to-reach Republican-held districts, Democrats have significantly expanded their lead in this totally Republican battleground that Bush won by… Read more »

Clinched

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The AP is reporting that Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination, based on projections of tonight’s numbers (the bare minimum delegates he’d be expected to pick up in Montana and South Dakota) and the superdelegates who are about to commit. It does look to be over, at long last. And Democrats got to compete… Read more »