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Barnett Zitron

Entries by Barnett Zitron

On The Clinton Point Spread

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2008 | 11:21 PM

NEW YORK, NY -- Thus far in this photo-finish Democratic primary race, patterns have been hard to identify and the accuracy of polls has been questionable at best. Fundamental to turnout stats-- and therefore election results-- are the deadlines and rules unique to each State's primary or caucus.

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Debate Trail: Off Stage In Philly

(7) Comments | Posted April 17, 2008 | 10:31 AM

PHILADELPHIA -- I've been to more debates than I can count fingers on one hand. I am not complaining (especially since this filing room is filled with people who've spent more time than me on the Trail). In fact, an anonymous member of Hillary's Press Corps, who has been to...

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Superdelegate System Upgrade

(2) Comments | Posted February 22, 2008 | 2:36 PM

WASHINGTON D.C - The Democratic Party is split both publicly and on the inside. An impending controversy over superdelegates of how (and when) they choose to wield their power promises to spawn even more divisiveness should the nomination come down on their shoulders. Voters want to know: Will the average...

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Rising Turnout in Uncharted Waters

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2008 | 9:04 AM

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - I hopped off the campaign trail last week. I thought I needed "some space," but I soon found myself yearning for the ebb-and-flow of election energy. Drama among the Democrats, rifts in the Republican base, increasing turnout, and polling percentages... for a political junkie it...

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Today's Crystal Ball(ots)

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2008 | 5:17 PM

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- The 2008 nominating contests are highly contested and are attracting record turnout levels in state after state. Candidates are doing their best to maintain this upward trend in turnout; however, Republican turnout is sure to falter after Super Tuesday's results.

For the Democrats, in this...

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Romney's Interstitial Disconnect

(1) Comments | Posted February 8, 2008 | 9:44 AM

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- Mitt Romney just announced the end of his bid for the Republican nomination. In today's political climate, big money and high-paid consultants alone do not make the grade. Successful campaigns and candidates must be multi-dimensional in order to woo multi-media oriented voters.

In that...

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