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 .

A Grim Backdrop ahead of the State of the Union

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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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 .

A Grim Backdrop Ahead of the State of the Union

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 .

from To the Point

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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