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Election Year

Monday, February 20, 2012

Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at RealClearPolitics and author of, The Lost Majority: Why the Future of Government Is Up for Grabs - and Who Will Take It, looks at the big trends in politics heading in to the election year.

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Comments [3]

Amy from Manhattan

Wait, you mean something that could be called "compassionate conservatism" was actually put into effect & wasn't just a campaign gimmick? I don't remember that.

Feb. 21 2012 12:17 AM
Jack Jackson from Central New Jersey

The President's chances of re-election have improved since this first aired. BHO is still in for the fight of his life with so much SuperPAC money against him. Romney has shown that he will dredge up any bad story he can tell against ANY opponent in order to get a win. Hell, Romney will claim elections which he didn't even really win (Iowa). Mr. Obama will get just as dirty in order to combat the Romney lies and election turn-out could reach an all time low. That is bad for Democrats and bad for our republic. If we want any chance of moving the country forward we need to take back the House and the only way we do that is with a big turn-out. Stay focused on the prize.

Feb. 20 2012 10:31 AM
Jesse from Brooklyn

So the caller says she's 'pro gay rights' and yet opposed to gay marriage. What a crock. She's not independent - she's a republican. Why not call her out some?

Feb. 20 2012 10:27 AM

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