Jeff Blodgett

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  • “Politics Is Not About Predictions, It’s About What We Do”

    On March 23rd, the well known number-cruncher Nate Silver came out with a 2014 election prediction that said the Democrats were unlikely to hold the U.S. Senate this November. Just as conservatives pounced all over him with his 2012 Obama victory predictions, progressives this time howled and called his numbers faulty.  His prediction, and the reaction to it, got a lot of news coverage and political chatter. 
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  • Camp Wellstone > Camp Grassroots

    Camp Wellstone > Camp Grassroots

    Have you seen this?

    “Camp Grassroots” that’s what the media is dubbing the conservative movement’s attempt to use conferences across the country to train volunteers to effectively work on campaigns and win.

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