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Apocalypse Now/Election Live Blog

7:46 PM: Ok, here we go. Polls sorta closed in North Carolina. Florida is tight, tight, tight! 7:55 PM: Clinton up in Florida and North Carolina. A lot of votes to count. I’m looking at the county breakdowns. 8:02 PM: … Continue reading

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Looking at Nevada Early Votes

The conventional wisdom on the 2016 elections is that even though Donald Trump is leading in the polls in Nevada, the Democrats have voted in such high numbers in Clark county that they have built an insurmountable lead over Donald … Continue reading

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A Letter To The Ethicist

Months before General David Petraeus resigned as Director of the CIA, an anonymous reader wrote a letter to the New York Times’ Ethicist column complaining about an affair his wife, presumably Paula Broadwell, was having with a “government executive”. In … Continue reading

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Willard Mitt Romney: Businessman

From NBC News First Read: From the moment¬†Mitt Romney¬†stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, the massive infrastructure surrounding his campaign quickly began to disassemble itself. Aides taking cabs home … Continue reading

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Election Liveblog

7pm: Polls close in Virginia 7:02pm: Virginia too close to call. Not surprising. 7:10pm: Exit polls: Democrats outpacing Republicans and independents in Virginia. 7:10pm: Romney is toast if Virginia goes blue 7:30pm: Polls close in the big enchilada, Ohio. Too … Continue reading

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