Two Oregon SD’s For Obama

And the long, slow, slog towards the end of this primary continues. Obama inches ever closer to the nomination with two more Super Delegate pick ups out of Oregon today.  One comes in the form of Wane Kinney: It’s going to be a really good year for Democrats. Oregon Democrats will be right in the thick of...

Outliers: What Oregon Shows About Kentucky and West Virginia

Another lopsided win in Appalachia, and the chatter resumes about how bad off Obama is among the all important white vote.  Marc Ambinder, at least, posts up some exits from both states that voted tonight, though his focus, like many others, are on those dreadful numbers from Kentucky.  Yahoo’s...

Prophecies Fulfilled: Obama Wins Oregon

And so it was foretold, so it has come to pass. Frankly, it’s a little surprising the attention the primaries are garnering now.  Okay, maybe I don’t mean that, of course they are going to draw some attention, but it’s kind of funny that despite weeks of projection and prediction and...

Presumptuous

The Obama campaign indeed would appear to be presumptuous if it was intending to declare “victory” in Iowa on Tuesday night. In the end, however, Larry Rohter strikes me as being just a little more presumptuous. Truth be told, I’ve long since been of the mind that the primary contest was...

Obama Draws General Election Sized Crowd

Simply put, the size of the crowd in attendance at an Obama rally in Portland, Oregon was astonishing. 75,000 became the final, confirmed estimate, and this for a rally during the primaries.  That number is something one might expect to see for a rally held during the heat of a general election race,...

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