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David Brooks is a columnist for The New York Times and a commentator on PBS NewsHour.

Calls Tracked: PBS NewsHour (2011 - )

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Tracked Since: February 2011
Predictions Graded:
13
Correct Predictions:
10
Hit Rate:
77%
Yield:
$1.04

Best Predictions

  1. 1.
    Romney, Pawlenty, OR Daniels will be the GOP nominee
    05-20-2011
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  2. 2.
    We will likely go over the fiscal cliff
    12-28-2012
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  3. 3.
    Sarah Palin will not run for president
    06-03-2011
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Worst Predictions

  1. 1.
    Ron Paul will speak at the Republican National convention
    05-18-2012
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  2. 2.
    Fiscal cliff deal will be reached: top tax rate will be raised but to less than 39.6%
    12-07-2012
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  3. 3.
    Michele Bachmann will not run for president
    02-11-2011
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Prediction Date Made Date Due Vote Until Link/Source Boldness My Vote
Republicans will retain control of House of Representatives in 2014 10/12/13 11/04/14 Closed PBS NewsHour tbd Closed
Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016 12/12/12 09/01/16 Closed New York Times tbd Closed
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Prediction Date Made Date Due Outcome Link/Source Boldness My Vote
Gun control: federal assault weapon ban will not pass in 2013 02/22/13 12/31/13 PBS NewsHour Low Closed
Chuck Hagel will be confirmed as Secretary of Defense 02/01/13 02/28/13 PBS NewsHour Low Closed
We will likely go over the fiscal cliff 12/28/12 12/31/12 PBS Medium Closed
Fiscal cliff deal will be reached: top tax rate will be raised but to less than 39.6% 12/07/12 12/31/12 PBS NewsHour Medium Closed
Ron Paul will speak at the Republican National convention 05/18/12 08/30/12 PBS Medium Closed
Romney will be the GOP nominee 03/04/12 08/30/12 NYT Low Closed
Ron Paul will not win South Carolina Primary 01/20/12 01/21/12 PBS Low Closed
Steven Chu will keep his job after Solyndra scandal 11/18/11 12/31/11 PBS Medium-Low Closed
Sarah Palin will not run for president 06/03/11 08/30/12 PBS Medium-Low Closed
Romney, Pawlenty, OR Daniels will be the GOP nominee 05/20/11 08/30/12 PBS Medium Closed
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