Who Dat? – M

It’s taken many of us several days to figure out what happened in Tuesday’s election — which has to rate as one of the most astounding results in presidential history.  So it may not be fair to now ask you to try and figure out who these “unknown” campaign buttons are for. As our fellow …

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What To Watch For On Election Day 2016

With perhaps few exceptions throughout history to point to, this has been the ugliest, slimiest, pettiest, most revolting and depressing presidential election in memory. It’s also been the most fascinating.  Here’s what we got. Breaking one glass ceiling after another, it was not much of a surprise that Hillary Clinton became the Democratic nominee this …

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Senate Race Prediction Contest

With the presidential race having lost some of its luster, the big game in town is the battle for control of the Senate.  Republicans, which currently hold a 54-46 majority, are defending 24 of the 34 Senate seats up this year.  Nearly everyone expects the GOP to lose seats in November, but will it be …

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Time To Enter The Electoral College Contest!

With nine weeks to go before the election, we suspect most of you are already doing your electoral college calculations.  That sounds like the perfect time to enter the latest Political Junkie contest! Send us your predictions for what you think will be the final electoral vote totals* for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump (and, …

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My VP Predictions: Mike Pence (R), Sherrod Brown (D)

Our quadrennial exercise of predicting the major party running mates is both fun and ridiculous at the same time.  We spend all this time assessing the strengths or weaknesses of potential vice presidents.  Do they bring in a state or region?  Do they ideologically balance the ticket?  Is there chemistry with the top of the …

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The 5 Best — And Worst — VP Picks Since 1960

We’ve known for quite some time the identities of the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees.  What we don’t know is whom Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will pick as their running mates. But ultimately, how much does it matter?  The selection of Geraldine Ferraro by the Democrats in 1984 was seen as one of the …

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Results From Key Primaries Held Tuesday

Voters in four states went to the polls on Tuesday; here are some key results: — In Colorado, Darryl Glenn, a county commissioner with strong support from the Tea Party, won the GOP nomination for the Senate in a surprise. Glenn, who is African American, was endorsed by Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin, among others. …

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Political Junkie at the 2016 National Conventions!

Exciting News!  The Political Junkie will be in both Cleveland AND Philadelphia next month for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions!  This will be the first time since we launched the show in 2013 that we’re taking the show on the road, and where better to start!  By all accounts, these will certainly be two …

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At Stake In Today’s Primaries

We can debate at some other point whether or not it’s premature to include the preferences of superdelegates in the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination.  Here’s what’s at stake in today’s primaries: — Presidential primaries in California (polls close at 11 pm Eastern), New Jersey (8 pm), New Mexico/South Dakota/North Dakota (9 pm) and …

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