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« on: September 12, 2018, 05:34:31 pm »
« edited: September 12, 2018, 05:46:06 pm by Ebsy »

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/09/12/fox-news-poll-blackburn-up-by-three-points-in-tennessee-senate-race.html

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Blackburn (GOP): 47
Bredesen (Dem): 44
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 05:35:24 pm »

tossup rn, but will be lean r by election time
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 05:35:42 pm »

Shouldn't Bredesen be at 44? Anyway, not looking great. Texas might actually be more likely to flip, at this point, but Lean R still seems right for this race.
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 05:36:26 pm »

Who could've POSSIBLY predicted partisan Republicans coming home in Tennessee? Who, I ask you? WHO?!
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 05:40:18 pm »

woah, the favorables are totally different
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2018, 05:42:12 pm »

woah, the favorables are totally different
Seems to confirm that NBC tends to be a bit rosy for democrats. Bredesen will easily but up the best Democratic performance since 2006 but likely come up short by 4-5 points
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2018, 05:42:40 pm »

Lean R.
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2018, 05:42:58 pm »

Who could've POSSIBLY predicted partisan Republicans coming home in Tennessee? Who, I ask you? WHO?!

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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2018, 05:44:19 pm »
« Edited: September 14, 2018, 02:27:52 pm by Brittain33 »

I believe this is Safe R. Senator Evan Bayh says hi.
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2018, 05:46:47 pm »
« Edited: September 14, 2018, 02:27:21 pm by Brittain33 »

Who could've POSSIBLY predicted partisan Republicans coming home in Tennessee? Who, I ask you? WHO?!
Right? Seems like some Dems can't acknowledge plain reality.
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« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2018, 05:47:38 pm »

Very Republican sample on this poll btw. Surprised Blackburn is only by 3 with it.
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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2018, 05:48:36 pm »
« Edited: September 14, 2018, 02:26:52 pm by Brittain33 »

Very Republican sample on this poll btw. Surprised Blackburn is only by 3 with it.
Nah, Fox (despite the horrid news portion of their services) is pretty solid with polling. Stop the unskewing just because the poll is disappointing to the Blue Wave Cult.
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« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2018, 05:48:40 pm »

woah, the favorables are totally different
Seems to confirm that NBC tends to be a bit rosy for democrats. Bredesen will easily but up the best Democratic performance since 2006 but likely come up short by 4-5 points
I don't think one or the other is necessarily more accurate, I'm just saying one is wrong.
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« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2018, 05:49:25 pm »

Senator Harold Ford Jr. also says hi.
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« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2018, 05:49:39 pm »

Yes I think that will be the final margin.
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« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2018, 06:01:48 pm »


Rehberg was never a senator (jk)
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« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2018, 06:02:13 pm »

Hofoid, if you are literally posting every other comment on this thread youíre going to be infracted for trolling.
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« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2018, 06:06:39 pm »

One poll has Bredesen up 2 and another has Blackburn up 3. Survey says....itís a toss up
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« Reply #18 on: September 12, 2018, 06:08:44 pm »

Eh, the GOP will probably come home for Blackburn in the end.
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« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2018, 06:24:33 pm »

Blackburn's favorable is way higher (and Breseden's lower) than the last poll, and yet the difference is only like 5, so it's pretty clearly a tossup right now.
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« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2018, 06:27:23 pm »

Who could've POSSIBLY predicted partisan Republicans coming home in Tennessee? Who, I ask you? WHO?!
Right? Seems like some of the Blue Wave cult can't acknowledge plain reality.

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« Reply #21 on: September 12, 2018, 06:28:59 pm »


Bayh is a terrible comparison. His post-Senate career was a disaster, optics-wise and not at all comparable to Bredesen. And if that wasn't enough, there is a big difference in the election environment, not to mention that presidential elections do not work the same as midterms.

Maybe there is another example out there that works, but Bayh doesn't.
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« Reply #22 on: September 12, 2018, 06:40:14 pm »

If there is a good scenario for Bredesen, it is that he ends up like Heitkamp in 2012. Nobody seriously thinks he wins, but then he somehow pulls it out in the end in an unexpected stunner after everyone has given up. That is the only way he wins. Nobody should actually be expecting him to win or thinking that it is likely. This is Tennessee we are talking about here, not some swing state, not even some lean R state, but Tennessee.
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« Reply #23 on: September 12, 2018, 06:50:28 pm »

If there is a good scenario for Bredesen, it is that he ends up like Heitkamp in 2012. Nobody seriously thinks he wins, but then he somehow pulls it out in the end in an unexpected stunner after everyone has given up. That is the only way he wins. Nobody should actually be expecting him to win or thinking that it is likely. This is Tennessee we are talking about here, not some swing state, not even some lean R state, but Tennessee.

If the polls end up saying Blackburn is ahead, sure. But if he pulls ahead that won't mean we'll be expecting that he loses.
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« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2018, 06:50:40 pm »

Now this we should take as gospel over NBC because?
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