Dark before the Dawn

DP:

For Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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Obama Wins Second Term
It was clear very early that this was not going to go our way. Did we mislead ourselves?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/us/politics/obama-romney-presidential-election-2012.html?hp

WSJ: What Happened
Romney did worse with Hispanics than McCain. Republicans have to craft a way to appeal to this group. Sandy also hurt.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578102971575770036.html?mod=WSJ_hps_sections_opinion

Republicans Retain House
That’s worth something.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/house-republicans-poised-to-hold-majority-democrats-declare-end-of-the-tea-party/2012/11/06/f5767e92-27b3-11e2-b2a0-ae18d6159439_story.html

Warren Wins
Why does the LA Times call this an upset. Warren won easily. 54-46.
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-massachusetts-senate-result-20121106,0,4960137.story

Akin Crushed
He really hurt the party and made a fool out of himself.
http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/missouri-senate-mccaskill-prevails-for-a-second-term/article_8f16abae-2849-11e2-8453-0019bb30f31a.html

Mourdock Loses
One stupid comment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/us/politics/indiana-senate-race.html?_r=0

Allen Loses
It was a bad night for Republican Senate candidates. Even in Conservative states. Why?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/virginia-senate-race-a-marathon-between-allen-kaine/2012/11/06/06a938bc-27af-11e2-b2a0-ae18d6159439_story.html?hpid=z3

Mandel Loses
Didn’t come close. But why would anyone vote for a Leftist like Sherrod Brown?
http://www.cleveland.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/11/sen_sherrod_brown_wins_another.html

Jeff Flake Wins
That’s good.
http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/free/20121106flake-carmona-arizona-senate.html

Marylanders Vote for Same Sex Marriage
Depressing.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/vote-on-maryland-same-sex-marriage-law-is-close/2012/11/07/35fcac54-282f-11e2-96b6-8e6a7524553f_story.html?hpid=z3

Other Same Sex Marriage Votes
In doubt at this point.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204755404578102953841743658.html?mod=WSJ_hps_middleElectionStories

California Propositions
This is the latest. Hard to tell at this time which will win and which will lose.
http://graphics.latimes.com/2012-election-results-california/

Foreign Officials Shocked by US No ID Voting
So should everyone.
http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/11/06/foreign_election_officials_amazed_by_trust_based_us_voting_system

Who Got It Right?
A list of the major predictions. You can add in InTrade and the London bookies.
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2012/11/06/keeping-track-pundits-and-pollsters-and-their-presidential-predictions