The Baffling Giants, From the Stands - I saw the San Francisco Giants host the Marlins last Sunday, the final game before the All-Star break. Exactly a year before, the Giants had the best recor...
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Absolutely everything I’ve heard suggests the Obama campaign is meeting and exceeding its early voting targets. You can see some on-the-ground evidence of this from Jon Ralston’s look at early voting in Nevada, which is showing huge numbers for the Democrats, and the Time poll of Ohio, which showed a huge lead for Democrats among early voters. Democrats also appear to lead in early voting in North Carolina.Nate Silver has increased President Obama's likelihood of winning to about 75%. President Obama is campaigning feverishly, I think mostly to reignite the enthusiasm of his voters as well as to remind those previously for him but tempted by Romney, why they were right in the first place.