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Obama daughters not the only ones bored by the turkey pardon The annual turkey pardon is tedious, numbingly predictable and weighed down by strained attempts at humor. Their glum expressions were an understandable human reaction. Human? Heck, the turkeys are probably bored with the whole business by now. 12/2/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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Final Senate Race Ratings
The 2014 election is, thankfully, in the books and fading in the rearview mirror. For the truly devoted elections nerds, though, the work's just beginning, slicing and dicing the results to see what happened, and where our strengths and weaknesses are. For starters, let's take a look at how the various candidates did individually, and how those candidates did when compared to the expectations that were set for them.
While Daily Kos Elections experimented this year with a quantitative predictive model (which turned out well, narrowly beating all the other models), we also stuck with our tried-and-true qualitative race ratings that we've used every cycle since 2008, using the same "Likely/Lean/Tossup" framework that anyone who follows along with the Charlie Cooks and Larry Sabatos of the world is familiar with.