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In Paris, Obama May Be The Only Antidote to W-Induced Shame

Jessica Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Roy

One of the first things French people ask me after I tell them I am American is if I am voting for Obama. One guy actually tried to buy the Obama shirt I picked up at the DNC right off my back.

Obama Wins: Why All Americans Have a Reason to Celebrate

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Here is a collection of my posts and videos from this historic week: Obama Wins: Why All Americans Have a Reason to Celebrate Watch: Election Night Reactions: Arianna Talks With Norman Lear, Laurie David, Marty Kaplan And Madelaine Lear Tuesday's Second Biggest Winner: Democracy The Winners and Losers of Campaign '08 Watch: Arianna on BBC Newsnight Discussing Obama's Win I'm Ready to Declare a Winner in the 2008 Race: the Internet

Neither Bombs, Rev. Wright or the Gloom of Night

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phillip Martin

In the U.S., the possibility of an African American president does not presuppose the end to color prejudice any more than the election of Mandela meant an end to inequalities in South Africa.

McCain 510 Electoral Votes, Obama 28: How the Map Looked 2 Years Ago

SurveyUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Exactly two years ago, SurveyUSA completed interviews with 600 voters in every state (30,000 total interviews), asking them how they would vote in a 2...

McCain Victory: Fat Chance

Tom McNichol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom McNichol

The margin of Barack Obama's electoral victory caught some pundits by surprise. But Obama's win was ensured when McCain failed to connect with voters ...

More Reliable Than Exit Polls: Bookies (See Odds In Real Time)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

To make a long story short: Historically, gamblers have proven better election forecaster than polls. As an expert told me, the betting markets will be quickest to react to news coming through today.

Rove, Nate Silver Maps Predict Obama Blowout

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On his website, Republican strategist Karl Rove writes: The final Rove & Co. electoral map of the 2008 election cycle points to a 338-200 Barack Oba...

Now Twitching with Every Twitch in the Polls

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You're the ones who can't get this election out of your heads. You're the ones who, in this final push to November 4, have the TV and the radio on nonstop.

The Morning-After Blues

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

The countdown to November 4 is torturous. Everyone is worried. Everyone is losing sleep. For some people, the election can't come soon enough. But for me, I wish it would never end.

Electoral College: A Nightmare Scenario

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

It's my personal belief that if John McCain wins this election, this "democracy" as we know and preach it will have shown itself to be irremediably broken.

538's Nate Silver: How McCain Could Win

NY Post | Nate Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With nine days to go until the election, John McCain's electoral map is in tatters. According to, Obama presently holds leads of five or ...

Rollins: Obama Headed For Landslide Win

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barring a dramatic change in the political landscape over the next three weeks, Democrats appear headed toward a decisive victory on Election Day that...

Failure to Blow Election Stuns Democrats

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

For Democrats, who have become accustomed to their party blowing an election even when it seemed like a sure thing, Tuesday night's results were a bitter pill to swallow.

Economic Crisis Changes Electoral Map

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The turmoil on Wall Street and the weakening economy are changing the contours of the presidential campaign map, giving new force to Senator Barack Ob...

Battleground State Breakdown

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

This is the point in a presidential election cycle when the "battleground states" -- those which are undecided and likely to be close for the rest of the contest -- begin to take shape.

Sam Stein

McCain Camp: We've Got Obama Right Where We Want Him | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Strategists for John McCain insisted late Thursday afternoon that it was Barack Obama, not the Arizona Republican, who was on the defensive when it ca...

Obama and Democrats Fighting Hard on GOP Turf

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

All told, 20 states are currently at high risk of loss by the Republican party in either the presidential election, the Senate race, or both. How is that for expanding the playing field?

HuffPost's Real Time Election Trading Odds

Huffington Post | HuffingtonPost's Electoral Prediction Map | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Trading Markets Swing to Obama! Bookmark this map! Updated hourly until election day. ...

MyDD/Huffington Post Presidential Race Rankings

Jonathan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Singer

If McCain is able to merely hold the states that Bush won in 2004 -- and even if he loses one or two of the small or even medium-sized states -- he could still become president.

Electoral Math, From Knucklebiter To Landslide

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I am ready to take a look at the map and do some electoral math. Now, we're still pretty far out from Election Day, but we've got to start somewhere.

CNN Gives Obama Two More States On Electoral Map

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two more states have shifted to Barack Obama's column in the new CNN Electoral Map that charts the candidates' strength leading up to the November ele...

Why President Obama Could Lose Ohio & Florida

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

If Obama can close the deal out West -- winning back Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico while simply holding the states that went for Kerry in 2004 -- then he can win.

Obama Could Win Vote, Lose Election

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until 2000, it hadn't happened in more than 100 years, but plugged-in observers from both parties see a distinct possibility of Barack Obama winning t...

How Does Obama Beat McCain? Sketching His Electoral Path To Victory

Talking Points Memo | Eric Kleefeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So what's Obama's route to the White House in a general election? How can he make the electoral map work for him? How dramatically does he have to rem...

Electoral Map Favors Democrats

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The electoral road to the White House favors Democrats this fall _ either Barack Obama or Hillary Rodham Clinton _ and has Republic...