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The Mandate

By Matthew Yglesias on November 4, 2008 at 11:19 pm

"The Mandate"

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My colleagues and bosses will, of course, have more official things to say on this subject in the morning, but for now look at the issues tab from the Ohio exit polls, that I’ll take as a stand-in for the as-yet-unavailable national numbers:

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People want Obama to implement his agenda, and his agenda is a progressive one — cutting carbon emissions, expanding access to health insurance and early childhood education, making the tax code more progressive, and spreading the wealth around building broad-based prosperity.

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