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Old 10-29-2012, 04:33 PM
 
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With one week to go, states that were once considered Obama strongholds now look less solid. Republican groups are putting resources into Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Team Obama brushes off these incursions as wishful thinking by Republicans, but noticeably they are putting money and muscle into both states. Minnesota has been added to Bill Clinton’s schedule. And, Obama campaign officials admitted that they will once again start running ads in Pennsylvania.
Link: ABC News Moves Pensylvania, Minnesota from ‘Safe’ to ‘Lean’ Obama - ABC News

We're going to see more of this as the major news outlets try to salvage some of their credibility before the electorate votes overwhelmingly for Romney.

Great news! EIGHT MORE DAYS!!! Keep working hard to elect Mitt Romney!!!
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Texas State Fair
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Like sands through an hour glass, so pass the supporters of the progressive 'tards. Slowly passing through the choking neck that binds them together, to the relief of being set free...

...and of course, the days of our lives.

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Old 10-29-2012, 06:01 PM
 
Location: 44.9800° N, 93.2636° W
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Must be cool living in a world where "narrow lead" means "loss".
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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After the first debate I predicted safe Blue states will start following like dominoes. Still I didn't see MN crumbling as well.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:04 PM
 
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Must be cool living in a world where "narrow lead" means "loss".
Not nearly as cool as living in a world where Obama is winning by slam dunk, and thus you dont need to show up to vote.

For the rest of us who live in the reality world..

Safe Obama: 207
Lean Obama: 30 – Pennsylvania (20); Minnesota (10)
Safe Romney: 191
Lean Romney: 15 – North Carolina
Toss Up: 95 – NV (6), CO (9), IA (6), WI (10), OH (18), VA (13), FL (29), NH (4)

Considering Obama was safe Obama over 300 a month ago, I'd say thats a pretty drastic swing..

But you can choose to pretend otherwise
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:05 PM
 
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After the first debate I predicted safe Blue states will start following like dominoes. Still I didn't see MN crumbling as well.
Its not so much that they changed, its the fact that they switched from polling registered voters, to likely voters. I predicted this would be the outcome 6 months ago, and left wing kooks told me I was crazy.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:23 PM
 
Location: 44.9800° N, 93.2636° W
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Not nearly as cool as living in a world where Obama is winning by slam dunk, and thus you dont need to show up to vote.

For the rest of us who live in the reality world..

Safe Obama: 207
Lean Obama: 30 – Pennsylvania (20); Minnesota (10)
Safe Romney: 191
Lean Romney: 15 – North Carolina
Toss Up: 95 – NV (6), CO (9), IA (6), WI (10), OH (18), VA (13), FL (29), NH (4)

Considering Obama was safe Obama over 300 a month ago, I'd say thats a pretty drastic swing..

But you can choose to pretend otherwise
I never thought Obama would win by a slam dunk. Im confident he will win, but the election is clearly going to be a close one.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:26 PM
 
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I never thought Obama would win by a slam dunk. Im confident he will win, but the election is clearly going to be a close one.
Pennsylvania is known to vote Republican state wide, but Democratic for region elections. The Governor is Republican for example..
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:32 PM
 
Location: 44.9800° N, 93.2636° W
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Thats how MN typically goes as well. GOP Governor, Democratic Presidential candidates.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:36 PM
 
Location: My beloved Bluegrass
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Its not so much that they changed, its the fact that they switched from polling registered voters, to likely voters. I predicted this would be the outcome 6 months ago, and left wing kooks told me I was crazy.
I am waiting for them to lose the '08 voting parameters, where they are polling a higher percentage of Democrats. That isn't going to happen this time no matter how hard those get-out-the-vote folks work. Eventually, the polls need to be accurate if the pollster wants to be considered credible for future polls.
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