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Michael Tomasky
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Michael Tomasky is the editor in chief of Democracy, a special correspondent for Newsweek / The Daily Beast, a contributing editor for The American Prospect, and a contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Tracked Since: December 2011
Predictions Graded:
9
Correct Predictions:
4
Hit Rate:
44%
Yield:
$0.98
NOTE : Asterisk (∗) and lighter gray color indicate that pundit does not have the requisite 10 graded predictions to have an official PunditTracker grade.

Best Predictions

  1. 1.
    Obama wins reelection AND Democrats hold Senate AND Republicans hold House
    12-29-2011
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  2. 2.
    Obama will win the election
    11-05-2012
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  3. 3.
    Romney will win the GOP nomination
    12-29-2011
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Worst Predictions

  1. 1.
    Romney selects Susana Martinez as VP AND Obama still wins NM by 6 points
    12-29-2011
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  2. 2.
    SCOTUS upholds indiv. mandate by 5-4 vote AND Kennedy and Scalia both vote for it
    12-29-2011
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  3. 3.
    Obama will get 294 electoral votes
    11-05-2012
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Prediction Date Made Date Due Vote Until Link/Source Boldness My Vote
2014: No government shutdown, but deal will be last-minute 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: 5.8 million Obamacare enrollees by March 31 12/30/13 03/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: Long-term agreement with Iran will be reached 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: Democrats will hold the Senate 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: Republicans will hold the House 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: Alison Lundergan Grimes will beat Mitch McConnell in Kentucky Senate Race 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
2014: Matt Bevin will NOT beat Mitch McConnell in Kentucky Primary 12/30/13 12/31/14 Closed Daily Beast tbd Closed
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Prediction Date Made Date Due Outcome Link/Source Boldness My Vote
Obama will win the election 11/05/12 11/06/12 Daily Beast Medium-Low Closed
Obama will get 294 electoral votes 11/05/12 11/06/12 Daily Beast High Closed
Supreme Court: overturn individual mandate by 5-4 vote 06/27/12 06/30/12 Daily Beast Medium-Low Closed
Romney will win the GOP nomination 12/29/11 08/30/12 Daily Beast Medium-Low Closed
Bashar al-Assad will fall in 2012 12/29/11 12/31/12 Daily Beast Medium Closed
Fidel Castro won't die in 2012 12/29/11 12/31/12 Daily Beast Low Closed
Romney selects Susana Martinez as VP AND Obama still wins NM by 6 points 12/29/11 11/06/12 Daily Beast High Closed
Obama wins reelection AND Democrats hold Senate AND Republicans hold House 12/29/11 11/06/12 Daily Beast Medium-High Closed
SCOTUS upholds indiv. mandate by 5-4 vote AND Kennedy and Scalia both vote for it 12/29/11 06/30/12 Daily Beast High Closed
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