Tom Schaller

Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland

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Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Maryland and contributor to the polling and political blog, FiveThirtyEight.com; author of Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win without the South

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With all that's happened during the past year, it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the  State of the Union .

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A Grim Backdrop Ahead of the State of the Union

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After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the  Wall Street rescue plan .

The Rescue Plan and Its Possible Consequences

After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the Wall Street rescue plan .

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