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#1 Nate Silver: 60% chance of GOP taking the Senate
03-23-2014, 05:04 PM
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If only we could count on the GOP to be conservatives...
Former New York Times Election Wonk Has a Prediction Thatís Likely to Terrify Democrats
Former New York Times statistician Nate Silver ó who just launched his own website, FiveThirtyEight ó has an election forecast that Democrats wonít be happy to hear.
According to Silver, the GOP has a roughly 60 percent chance of winning the necessary six seats to take control of the Senate ó and a 30 percent chance of winning control in an even bigger fashion, with the potential of capturing up to 11 seats....
03-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Nate Silver is a liberal, too, or at least I've seen him on either TDS or Maher's show-he predicted Obama's re-election in 2012.
Terri Lynn Land (R) has a pretty good lead in the polls over Gary Peters (D) to replace Carl Levin in the Senate. Neither candidate have run ads of their own, but a special interest group is running ads against Peters, with an alleged cancer victim who had her insurance cut off.
I say alleged not because I don't think that a person with cancer could lose her coverage, more because I mistrust all political ads, especially those from special interest groups.
03-27-2014, 12:15 AM
These plans are terrible. People are being hurt.
" To the world you are just one more person, but to a rescued pet, you are the world."
"A Nation of Sheep Breeds a Government of Wolves!"
#4 Nate Silver: 60% chance of GOP taking the Senate
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#5 Nate Silver: 60% chance of GOP taking the Senate03-27-2014, 05:27 AM"The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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