Hey, There Are Primaries This Weekend!

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Thought you were going to get some time off after Super Tuesday? Think again! Tonight Louisiana heads to the polls and Nebraska and Washington head to caucuses. Tomorrow, Maine tries its hand at some caucusing as well. Political experts are expecting a sweep for Obama tonight (the Obama camp is really bad at managing expectations) and a toss up tomorrow. For more info, see this TPM post. I’ll have coverage of the election results tonight.

You can find the schedule of the Democratic primaries here, by the way.

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