Chennai: Proving the exit poll results wrong, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has taken an early lead and appeared likely to retain power as counting of votes cast in the elections to 234-member assembly progressed on Thursday. Early vote counting trends showed the AIADMK-led alliance is leading in 111 constituencies. Already AIADMK party cadres are in the celebration mood... Read More
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Wisconsin voters by 51-44 percent said they’d support Obama over Romney if the election were today, the ABC News exit poll found, by 42-38 percent picked Obama to do a better job than Romney handling the economy and by 46-37 percent preferred the president on “helping the middle class.”
The Choom Gang: Pres Obama’s HIGH school days / Maraniss book – The Prez was a member of and high contributor to the pawt smoking Choom Gang. “In fact,” Maraniss writes, “most members of the Choom Gang were decent students and athletes who went on to successful and productive lawyers, writers and businessmen.” One notable exception was Ray, the group’s dealer who, known for his ability “to score quality bud,” would years later be killed by a scorned gay lover armed with a ball peen hammer.