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Entries by Steve Lombardo from 09/2012

Election Monitor: 63 Days to Go, Team Obama Is in a Box

| Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

The Obama team has a big problem this morning. They are in a box; it's not just that they fumbled this weekend's question over whether people are better off now than they were four years ago, it is that there is no real acceptable answer to the question.

Election Monitor: The Turning Point That Nobody Noticed

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

The Romney vote share has been quietly and slowly increasing for a month. This under-the-radar shift is being driven in part by a simple line from a straightforward political speech. And it has the potential to be a game changer.

Election Monitor: Why This Election Comes Down to Two Days in October

| Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

While the Republican convention may have strengthened Romney's position with the base, it did little to expand his coalition. The momentum from "You didn't build that" has been halted.

Election Monitor: 47 Days to Go and the Pendulum Has Swung Toward Obama

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

We can talk about 47 percent, the Libya stumbles, the lack of message discipline and a weak convention, but the simple fact is that the president and his team have had a better strategy than Team Romney from Day 1 and they have executed it to perfection.

Election Monitor: 42 Days to Go and It Is Obama's Race to Lose

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Obama is ahead in every single battleground state -- whether by a hair or outside the margin of error. This isn't to suggest that every state will go his way, but this does say something about the state of the race.