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Rachel Maddow

How to recognize a political shocker

Rachel Maddow offers a history of shocking election upsets and proposes a matrix of criteria for determining whether an election is, in fact, a shocker, pointing out that Eric Cantor's loss to a primary challenger bears all the hallmarks.

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