GQ, Jim Nelson, penned an essay titled, Let's Face It, Donald Trump Is About to Lose.
And FiveThirtyEights Nate Silver emphatically asserted in October, Women are defeating Trump.
Save for liberal win to bootic filmmaker Michael Moore, Trump-cheering Twitter personality Bill Mitchell and a smattering of others, nearly everyone in the country was surprised on election night when Donald Trump became the president-elect.On Sunday, FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers the agency hasn't changed its opinion that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges after a review of new emails.US election night: Everything you need to know.Merrick Garland will be confirmed for the Supreme Court Harry Reid, March 17, 2016: I'm confident he is going to get approval.Maybe I'm wrong about this, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said on Morning Joe in December 2015, but I have enough faith in the Republican primary electorate that they will select a talented politician over a talented demagogue.Overall, according to the Cook Political Report, Democrats would pick up five to seven Senate seats, and Clinton would likely turn at least a couple of red states blue in the presidential race.Outspoken Never-Trump conservatives continued searching for their white knightfloating names like Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Ben Sasse and even David French, a relatively unknown writer for National Review.There was a groundswell of belief (driven perhaps less by reasoned analysis and more by wishful thinking on the part of conservatives alienated by Trump) in the early months of 2016 that the GOP nomination could be snatched from the delegate leader on the convention.In November, that same mogul beat President Barack Obamas supposed heir apparent and the pollsters far and away favorite, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential race.In the end, Trump flipped six states that Obama had won (Clinton flipped none McGinty and Feingold were both defeated (Democrats picked up only two seats nationwide and the Republicans retained their majorities in both the Senate and the House.New York Times both estimated a 55 per cent chance.Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong (playing Martha Raddatz) introduced Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon (as Trump and Clinton) to the stage, announcing to the audience, Please help us welcome the candidates, Republican nominee Donald Trump andcan we say this yet?New York Times s, the Upshot gave her 85 percent.

The politico Caucus s GOP insiders declared that for Trump to win, it would take video evidence of a smiling Hillary drowning a litter of puppies while terrorists surrounded her with chants of Death to America.Even, fiveThirtyEight, which was the most bullish on Trump, gave Clinton over a 71 percent chance of winning.That October night, Bob Beckel declared on CNN that the presidential race was over.The professional pollsters who devised meticulous methodologies for forecasting election results were also caught with egg on their faces.The Republican National Convention will be contested John Kasich on Face the Nation, March 20, 2016: Nobody's going to have the delegates they need going to the convention.On the day of the election, FiveThirtyEight gave Senate candidate Katie McGinty.7 percent chance of victory over Republican incumbent Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania, and it gave Senate candidate Russ Feingold.7 percent chance of victory over Republican incumbent Ron Johnson in Wisconsinboth.In, north Carolina, the federal court ruled in favour of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and ordered thousands of recently removed names from the election rolls to be restored.
The United Kingdom wont vote to leave the European Union Matthew Shaddick to International Business Times, June 17, 2016: Leave needs to be well ahead at this stage in order to have any chance of winning, unless they can convince voters that staying in the.

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Hillary Clinton will defeat Bernie Sanders in the Michigan Democratic primary in a landslide FiveThirtyEight, March 7, 2016: Hillary Clinton has a greater than 99 chance of winning the Michigan primary.