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Reminder: Bush would have won the 2000 Election Recount

Some myths die hard: George W. Bush still would have gotten more votes than Al Gore even if the U.S. Supreme Court hadn’t halted the manual recount in Florida, according to a comprehensive analysis of uncounted ballots. In fact, Bush’s 537-vote margin of victory would have increased to 1,665 under the ballot-counting standards Gore’s supporters […]


The Missed Opportunities of the 2010 Midterms

New York Republicans missed a whopper of an opportunity as well. Senator Chuck Schumer (D) just happened to be up for reelection this year when a special election to decide Hillary Clintons vacated senate seat was also up ALSO in the same year their Governor is up for reelection. If the party just planned strategically, […]