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Morning Reading – 8 Days to Go

[MAP] Nate Silver maps out a win for McCain that doesn’t go through Pennsylvania. [MAP] Obama will spend his final week in six states where Bush won by an average of 9.2%. [MAP] The Caucus moves Colorado from tossup to lean Obama; moves Indiana and Missouri from lean McCain to tossup. And The Fix predicts […]


Could Obama Really Win a State in the South?

If Barack Obama wins any of the states in the former Confederacy, it’ll probably be Virginia or North Carolina. But a few analysts have suggested that he could boost African-African turnout across the rest of the south — the Deep South, mind you — to make some really red states competitive. Chuck Todd and Marc […]