Let Me Start: Demographics is destiny

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By Hardball staff
Mitt Romney conceding the 2012 election to President Obama on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Boston.
Mitt Romney conceding the 2012 election to President Obama on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Boston.
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Demographics is destiny, and it’s not good news for the Republicans if they don’t adapt. Can a party that doesn’t believe in evolution evolve?

As President Obama begins working towards his second term, his first deadline is the looming “fiscal cliff.”

The president’s second term will include big shakeups among Cabinet posts. And James Warren writes that Obama’s second term could bring some big surprises.

“Dirty Angry Money” is the dog that didn’t bark in the 2012 presidential campaign. It turned out to be dirty, wasted money for the millions of dollars spent by super PACs and the billionaire donors.

Politico looks at the reckoning within the Romney camp. They really believed this was a race they were going to win.

Politico also looks ahead to 2016 — and what may be another battle between a Clinton and a Bush.

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Let Me Start: Demographics is destiny

Updated