10:07 pm ET 47% of votes tallied:
— Hillary Clinton 65%
— Barack Obama 28%


10:41 pm ET 61% of votes tallied:
— Hillary Clinton 65%
— Obama 28%

Now that the media has spent the last couple of hours flogging the WV primary results, I’ve reached a conclusion: it’s really all about the media hearing themselves talk, no matter what idiocy drips out. So, I’d rather know what you guys think. Where do things go from here? Those of you who live in upcoming primary states — what are you doing for candidates in your area? Have you made up your mind on your vote? How do we most thoroughly kick John McCain’s behind in November?

UPDATE: Travis Childers, who is a Democrat, just won a special election in one of the reddest districts in Mississippi. GOP — three time losers in special elections. Is that opportunity that I hear knocking on November? Boo yah! The Hill has more

(Thought we could all use a little Aaron Copeland break. Appalachian Spring.)

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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