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First families fade, new stars steal spotlight

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To Hawthorn Friends & Family   I will leave to all the other pundits to be obsessed with this week’s GOP debate . . . who won (Carly Fiorina — ??) and who lost (I’m tempted to say the American Voters — ??) . . . and whether, to borrow from Churchill, for Donald Trump […]

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The Donald: Trumped by history?

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To Hawthorn Friends & Family Even knowing – and, in many a case, grateful – there is only one Donald Trump, political historians look for models that can help us understand and predict this political tsunami. Yesterday, The Hill published my comments on some of the possible Trump predecessors from 20th century American politics. It […]

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A View From Across The Potomac – The Morning After

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To Hawthorn Friends & Family — Working with our long-time colleagues, Joe Perkins and his team at Matrix in Alabama, along with our own research team (bolstered by election savant Jim Comerford from Atlanta), here’s how we see things on the morning after: U.S. Senate – While Alaska appears still too close for a final call, if the […]

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Election Eve

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To Hawthorn Friends & Family — Millions of Americans will go to the polls this Tuesday – and millions more have already voted – to decide the future of 36 U.S. Senate races, 36 state governors’ races, 435 U.S. House seats, 87 state legislative chambers, and 146 state ballot measures. Hundreds of millions – if […]

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Governors’ Races

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To Hawthorn Friends and Family — [image url=”http://www.hawthorngroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/36GovernorsMap1.png” alignment=”center” margin_left=”0″ margin_right=”0″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ width=”991″ height=”624″]   Election Day is two weeks away . . . and while all the attention is on whether the GOP will seize control of the U.S. Senate (which we’ll forecast in another week), some of the toughest battles being fought in […]

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2014 Ballot Issues

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To Hawthorn Friends and Family — Hawthorn’s political research director, Owen Berger, has prepared a timely summary of the ballot issues which will be decided in less than three weeks. I hope you find it useful. Let us know if you need any further details. John   As the 2014 election cycle enters its final […]

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Views Following 2014’s “Super Tuesday”

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  To Hawthorn Friends & Family — With primaries in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky, Arkansas, Idaho and Oregon, yesterday was the closest thing 2014 will offer to a Presidential year “Super Tuesday.” All the media is – as expected – this morning reporting the obvious: the establishment won and the Tea Party lost . . . […]

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Podesta faces a very different White House

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I knew Bill Clinton’s White House and — to paraphrase the late Lloyd Bentsen – the current White House is NOT Bill Clinton’s White House. Indeed, the White House to which John Podesta returns as the newest announced counselor to President Obama is a VERY different White House than the one he left as President […]

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E-Day Minus Six

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To Hawthorn Friends & Family —  10.31.12 I wanted to get Steve Lombardo’s latest analysis to you before tonight’s debate.  How the candidates perform is as important as it’s ever been in a debate.  Both need to “win,” especially Gov. Romney . . .  and both have a lot to lose, especially President Obama.  Of […]

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