Seth Abramson

Seth Abramson

Seth Abramson is Assistant Professor of English at University of New Hampshire.

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews has revealed that the major television networks plan to call the Democratic primary for Hillary Clinton during the day on June 7th — hours prior to the close of polls in California — on the grounds that Clinton has “clinched” the nomination as soon as she crosses the 2,383-...
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Friday, May 20, 2016
Clinton to Californians: Your Votes Will Not Affect the Democratic Primary Whatsoever
On Thursday, Chris Cuomo had the temerity to use conditional language in speaking of Hillary Clinton’s chances of becoming the Democratic nominee for President. It didn’t go over well. The relevant portion of the transcript is below: {at 10:40 in the video} CUOMO (CNN): So you get into the general...
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Bernie Sanders Could Still Win the Democratic Nomination — No, Seriously
Last night on CNN, while discussing Bernie Sanders’ landslide victory over Hillary Clinton in West Virginia — which followed a 5-point Sanders win in Indiana last week — Michael Smerconish said that “Democratic super-delegates might have to rethink” their support of Hillary Clinton given how...
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Clinton and the DNC Are Not Just Colluding — They’re Changing the Rules for Superdelegates
The award for most deliberate and egregious burying of a lead has just been handed out. It goes to NBC News , for a story entitled, “Bernie Sanders Makes Things Awkward for Hillary Clinton’s DNC Takeover.” Put aside for a moment that the story’s central premise is the uncritical repetition of a...
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016
5 Reasons Bernie Sanders Wins Big With Cruz Dropout
Here are five immediate repercussions to Ted Cruz dropping out of the Republican primary: 1. News coverage for the Democratic primary, and thus Bernie Sanders, will increase exponentially — immediately. Without Trump in the field, all of the focus on future election nights — nine states and several...
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Monday, April 18, 2016
Clinton Delegate Lead Down to 194, Even as Dramatic Miscounting of Delegates by Media Continues
1,299 to 1,105. That’s the “insurmountable” delegate lead Hillary Clinton has over Bernie Sanders. And there are still 1,674 pledged delegates yet to be awarded in twenty primaries and caucuses to be held over the next two months; scores of up-for-grabs delegates yet to be decided via state and...
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Friday, April 15, 2016
Release of Clinton's Wall Street Speeches Could End Her Candidacy for President
The reason you and I will never see the transcripts of Hillary Clinton’s speeches to Wall Street fat-cats — and the reason she’s established a nonsensical condition for their release, that being an agreement by members of another party, involved in a separate primary, to do the same — is that if...
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Friday, April 01, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Support Among Nonwhite Voters Has Collapsed
On February 27th, Hillary Clinton led Bernie Sanders among African-American voters by 52 points. By March 26th, she led Sanders among African-Americans by just nine points. And on Thursday, Public Policy Polling, a widely respected polling organization, released a poll showing that Sanders leads...
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Monday, March 28, 2016
Bernie Sanders Just Trounced Hillary Clinton in Three of the Ten Most Diverse States in America
The overwhelming majority of the voting data accumulated thus far in the Democratic primaries contradicts the media narrative suggesting Bernie Sanders doesn’t perform well in states with diverse populations. While the fact that Sanders yesterday swept “Western Saturday” (with votes in Alaska,...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Bernie Sanders Is Currently Winning the Democratic Primary Race, and I’ll Prove It to You
Nobody cares how well a politician does at the ballot box when he or she is running for an office unopposed. What matters is how a politician performs in contested primaries and general elections, as when it really matters — like it will, for instance, this November — you can be certain of a...
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