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90% Expected

Last night the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island held their primaries in both the Democratic and Republican parties.  Like most I expected Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to take all five states in their respective parties; … Continue reading

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The Hidden Key In The Keystone State

To paraphrase the late Richard M. Nixon with the New York primary in the rearview mirror political op-ed writers don’t have New York to kick around anymore.  The next seven or eight days will be devoted to Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, … Continue reading

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Just Another Night; Or Was It?

  Last night we got the results of both the New York Democratic and Republican presidential primaries.  Neither the winners nor the order of finish were a surprise to me.  That doesn’t mean the night was without impact.  

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Paul Ryan, Just Another Loser

I’m not completely ready to rescind my prediction that Donald Trump will be the Republicans’ 2016 nominee, but I’m getting closer every day.  The not so behind the scenes maneuvering is fascinating if you’re a political junkie and repulsive to … Continue reading

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Soft Base

History does tend to repeat itself.  A little analysis of Tuesday night’s primary results will illustrate that.

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Boot Vs. Bucks

Politically, three things struck me last week.  Two of them were news items – one widely covered, the other was covered rather in passing.  The third thing was the personal experiences I had interacting with voters.

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A Sweeper And A Dreamer

It came as no big surprise to anyone paying attention when Mitt Romney swept the Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia primaries Tuesday night.  Baring death or the greatest political collapse in modern history Mitt Romney will be the … Continue reading

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When A Win Is Still A Loss

Saturday night Louisiana held its Republican Presidential primary.  Saturday afternoon I accurately predicted the order of finish for one of my sons-in-law.  It was that apparent going in that Rick Santorum would finish in first, Mitt Romney in second with … Continue reading

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