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That Shrinking Map

New polls from New Mexico, North Dakota and Alaska–once all thought to be potential gets for Barack Obama–now show John McCain in the lead. He is also enjoying a small lead in Virginia. Again, none of this is irreversable but it gets very, very hard for Obama to get to 270 if McCain wins Missouri, Virginia, Florida, Ohio, New Mexico and states in the Mountain West like North Dakota and Montana. Try it at home. Now, that’s something to panic about.



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