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The thing to do today is election predictions, but I don't have any. Instead, here's Nate Silver on five reasons the Republicans might do better than expected and five reasons the Democrats might to better than expected. Go vote!

By Ezra Klein  | November 2, 2010; 10:48 AM ET
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A brand name that is remembered is a brand name that wins in the marketplaceā€”and possibly the polling place. Lisa Merriam, naming consultant to Fortune 500 companies, conducted a fast survey of top-of-mind associations with candidate names in the 2010 House and Senate races. Here find race-by-race name analysis and winning predictions:

Posted by: LDMerriam1 | November 2, 2010 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Lisa Merriam's analysis (cited above) is worth reading. And I'm not just saying that because it underscores my point about VA-5 (Perriello v. Hurt, where the incumbent advertises that "Ten Years of Hurt [the non-incumbent] is Enough").

Posted by: rmgregory | November 2, 2010 11:56 AM | Report abuse

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