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Fix Pick: Brooks on the Transition

New York Times columnist David Brooks is reassured by the people with whom President-elect Obama has chosen to surround himself. (By Linda Davidson — The Washington Post) Amid the chaos of Cabinet picks and the whirl of White House staff announcements over the past week, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. That […]

23Nov2008 | | Comments Off on Fix Pick: Brooks on the Transition | Continued
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Wag the Blog: Media Bias?

By Chris Cillizza It seems that every social event The Fix attends — and that list includes plane flights, field hockey games and shopping with Mrs. Fix, among others — there is someone who asks about bias in the media. Usually the “inquiry” comes in the form of an assertion — the media is far […]

13Nov2008 | | Comments Off on Wag the Blog: Media Bias? | Continued
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Ten Facts You Need To Know About Rahm Emanuel

Barack Obama’s decision to name Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel as his chief of staff ensures that myriad profiles of the man they call “Rahmbo” will be written in the days and weeks to come. Here at The Fix we aim to bring readers only the news they need to know, so — without further ado […]

7Nov2008 | | Comments Off on Ten Facts You Need To Know About Rahm Emanuel | Continued
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2008 Election: Winners and Losers

By Chris Cillizza Barack Obama will be the 44th president of the United States. John McCain will not, likely capping a long and well-decorated political career with a loss. Democrats will expand their majorities in the House and the Senate. Republicans will be relegated to minority status in both chambers, forced to re-calculate what their […]

5Nov2008 | | Comments Off on 2008 Election: Winners and Losers | Continued
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The Final Fix Electoral Map

The Final Fix Electoral Map After two years of following every jot and tittle of a presidential race that has had more twists and turns than this political junkie could have even imagined, we’ve reached the end. Read Full Post Here

3Nov2008 | | Comments Off on The Final Fix Electoral Map | Continued
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Parsing the (Tracking) Poll: October Surprise

Although there are only two days left in October, there are still many people in the political world waiting for an “October Surprise” — some sort of game-changing event in the final moment before the general election that could fundamentally alter the race between Barack Obama and John McCain. Four years ago, that “surprise” was […]

30Oct2008 | | Comments Off on Parsing the (Tracking) Poll: October Surprise | Continued
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Updated Fix Electoral Map Picks: An Obama Landslide

<p><strong>><a href=’http://projects.washingtonpost.com/2008/pick-your-president/’>2008 Election Contest: Pick Your President</a></strong> – Predict the winner of the 2008 presidential election.</p> Barack Obama stands on the cusp of an electoral vote blowout over John McCain with just eight days left in the 2008 general election. On our latest Fix electoral map, we have Obama at 349 electoral votes — his […]

27Oct2008 | | Comments Off on Updated Fix Electoral Map Picks: An Obama Landslide | Continued
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Parsing the (Tracking) Poll: Feeling Voters’ Pain

One of the essential character traits in any successful politician is an ability — whether real or feigned — to connect with the hopes and fears of the average voter. Voters tend to like to vote for politicians that they believe are extraordinary (whether that means in terms of charisma, brain power of some other […]

25Oct2008 | | Comments Off on Parsing the (Tracking) Poll: Feeling Voters’ Pain | Continued
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Friday Senate Line: Democratic Domination

The National Republican Senatorial Committee’s decision to pull down its advertising in Louisiana effectively ensures that Senate GOPers will be playing only defense between today and Election Day. As a result, we have updated our Friday Senate Line to reflect the current state of affairs; all ten seats listed below are held by Republicans and, […]

17Oct2008 | | Comments Off on Friday Senate Line: Democratic Domination | Continued
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Karl Rove on Palin and election (video)

The Washington Post is very generous in sharing information (well, I guess that is their job). This writer believes that Karl Rove is an excellent example of someone who does things right – but seldom does the right things.  This is a man who has successfully shaped American politics the past eight years.  This is […]

2Sep2008 | | Comments Off on Karl Rove on Palin and election (video) | Continued