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Tuesday, January 27, 2004


Half-Time Score

posted by Dana at Tuesday, January 27, 2004 permalink View blog reactions
DailyKos, who admittedly has a bias in our favor, printed some early exit polls from New Hampshire this afternoon.

Fingers crossed folks. He notes in his item (linked at the headline) that these are like half-time scores at the Super Bowl, and may mean absolutely nothing. But there are good signs from Karen Hicks' visibility operation, and the game isn't over until the final whistle.

LA Times:
Dean 34
Kerry 33

ABC News:
Kerry 37
Dean 31

If these scores hold up, we'll have enough to call it a comeback. If we eke out even a one-vote victory, we're the lead story.

One more note. Kos says MSNBC will broadcast exit poll numbers at 4 PM.

Don't. Give. Up.


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Nation-Building was founded by Aziz Poonawalla in August 2002 under the name Dean Nation. Dean Nation was the very first weblog devoted to a presidential candidate, Howard Dean, and became the vanguard of the Dean netroot phenomenon, raising over $40,000 for the Dean campaign, pioneering the use of Meetup, and enjoying the attention of the campaign itself, with Joe Trippi a regular reader (and sometime commentor). Howard Dean himself even left a comment once. Dean Nation was a group weblog effort and counts among its alumni many of the progressive blogsphere's leading talent including Jerome Armstrong, Matthew Yglesias, and Ezra Klein. After the election in 2004, the blog refocused onto the theme of "purple politics", formally changing its name to Nation-Building in June 2006. The primary focus of the blog is on articulating purple-state policy at home and pragmatic liberal interventionism abroad.