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Supporter Slaps Tom Barrett For Conceding Election

Tom Barrett got slapped last night.

Literally. After conceding the loss to Scott Walker in Tuesday night’s recall election, Tom Barrett was making the rounds amongst his supporters when one woman asked if she could slap him for conceding the race before all the votes had been counted… Read More.

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Poll Tightens Ahead of Wisconsin Recall, But It May Be Too Late

The fact that Democrats have already started the blame game over Tom Barrett‘s likely loss tomorrow in Wisconsin is not a good sign for either Tom Barrett or the Democratic operation in general, as it shows an organization lackadaisical and anemic about the highest profile election of the season short of the presidency.

The “Where’s Obama?” chorus in particular is growing, as Obama has been appearing raising money everywhere but Wisconsin (though most political strategists question whether he would have made much of an impact). Meanwhile, the DNC finally kicked in some cash, but Barrett is still being outspent 5-to-1 by Walker, who raised a total of $30 million… Read More.


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5 Things To Watch For In Tonight’s Primaries


Primaries! Stay excited people, there’s still plenty of politics to obsess over, as New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware and Connecticut vote tonight in the GOP presidential primary for a total of 231 delegates. (Don’t knock it; that’s 10% of the total.) Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee, but he hasn’t won over his party yet, Gingrich still might pull off an upset, Ron Paul is gearing up the protest vote, and a showdown between a Blue Dog and a labor-backed challenger in PA might decide the Democrats’ election year narrative.

Here’s a rundown of what to watch for…Read More

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