Interesting information. Remember that this article was published nine years ago and the statement holds true even more so today. I think one reason is that you don't have what I call a "buffer zone" in congress. A buffer zone is an area between the parties composed of northeastern Republicans and Southern Democrats. There aren't many Lowell Weickers and Lincoln Chafees left in the GOP and not many Charlie Stenholms and Jim Marshalls in the Democratic Party either.
“People were surprised,” Rosenthal says, “that such a simple model can explain so much of the data”
This is the biggest joke ever. Proven when simple analysis can get you 95+ consistantly on every election. Is slate really so clueless?
posted on 11/30/2010 9:02:00 PM PST
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What a ripoff, they advertised some nice maps of what what they were talking about and there wasn’t a one to be found.
posted on 11/30/2010 9:02:59 PM PST
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