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political_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-29-08 02:22 AM
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27. Another thing to dwell on.
Edited on Wed Oct-29-08 02:22 AM by political_Dem
In Iowa and other states, a lot of Republicans crossed over to vote for Hillary during the primaries. That too could have played into the polling factors as well as the Primary vote.
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  -PA: Obama trailed Clinton by 6% in RCP and lost in the primary by 9% TheDonkey  Oct-29-08 12:30 AM   #0 
  - That's not statistically significant.  Zynx   Oct-29-08 12:31 AM   #1 
  - That's because Obama refused to pay Street Money.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-08 12:31 AM   #2 
  - I do remember in the aftermath there was talk that Obama was weaker than expected in  TheDonkey   Oct-29-08 12:33 AM   #6 
  - Why there and not, say, Virginia?  Bicoastal   Oct-29-08 12:31 AM   #3 
  - I thought Obama was down HUGE in PA, and made a big late comeback.  nico818   Oct-29-08 12:32 AM   #4 
  - !  NYC_SKP   Oct-29-08 12:35 AM   #8 
     - I'm talking about trailing in the Primary.  nico818   Oct-29-08 12:38 AM   #12 
        - You are right  TheDonkey   Oct-29-08 12:42 AM   #16 
  - Primaries are more difficult to predict than general elections.  Eric J in MN   Oct-29-08 12:33 AM   #5 
  - Good point  Awsi Dooger   Oct-29-08 03:09 AM   #30 
  - According to the RCP average, Obama did better than he was expected.  pot luck   Oct-29-08 12:35 AM   #7 
  - A 3 point swing is within the MOE.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-29-08 12:35 AM   #9 
  - The primary was a whole different ball game  KingFlorez   Oct-29-08 12:37 AM   #10 
  - It's not the margin! It's Obama's absolute numbers.  zlt234   Oct-29-08 12:37 AM   #11 
  - That is interesting  TheDonkey   Oct-29-08 12:41 AM   #15 
  - Bradley is no effect!  RememberWellstone   Oct-29-08 12:38 AM   #13 
  - The question is, would these Democrats still be RACIST enough  elkston   Oct-29-08 12:41 AM   #14 
  - Good point  rufus dog   Oct-29-08 12:56 AM   #21 
     - Actually I do beleive a "hard" racist would vote for a white woman over any black (n/t)  elkston   Oct-29-08 01:04 AM   #24 
  - Party vs. Party  TheKentuckian   Oct-29-08 12:42 AM   #17 
  - RCP has obama up 9.8.  quakerboy   Oct-29-08 12:43 AM   #18 
  - If I had it I would bet a million bucks on PA going blue this year.  Quixote1818   Oct-29-08 12:46 AM   #19 
  - PA primaries - shows us Obama's strength among PA voters, not his weakness  ROh70   Oct-29-08 12:52 AM   #20 
  - I just have a hard time believing that Obama would lose a Kerry state.  mwei924   Oct-29-08 12:58 AM   #22 
  - McCain is not Hillary and Palin certainly isn't. The choice is clear. NT  Clio the Leo   Oct-29-08 12:58 AM   #23 
  - Don't worry about Pittsburgh  rschmitt   Oct-29-08 02:16 AM   #25 
  - Ohhhh 3 whole points! That bradely effect sure has diminished.  anonymous171   Oct-29-08 02:17 AM   #26 
  - Another thing to dwell on.  political_Dem   Oct-29-08 02:22 AM   #27 
  - I think we may be ahead enough here to offset the racist idiots.  MrSlayer   Oct-29-08 02:58 AM   #28 
  - No Limbaugh effect in the general election  GoesTo11   Oct-29-08 03:00 AM   #29 
  - many reasons why this is BS  krawhitham   Oct-29-08 03:20 AM   #31 

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