Tradition is trumping suspense as members of the Electoral College cast the final, official votes in an exhausting presidential election. It’s a constitutional formality on President Barack Obama’s march to a second term.
When you vote tomorrow and fill in that oval for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, you won’t really be voting for the president.
President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney are focusing all of their time on a handful of states, because the reality of this election is that the winner of the presidency may well lose the popular vote.
On Tuesday it was Vice President Joe Biden packing rooms in Minneapolis and Rochester. Thursday it will be Mitt Romney in Minnetonka for a fundraiser.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.