Bill Cunningham On Early Ohio Voting
Radio and TV host Bill Cunningham joined Sean in the first and last hours of Tuesday's show, reporting live from his home state of Ohio. "Early this morning, around 8:30, I went to my voting precinct and they told me over twenty three percent of the district had already voted," Cunningham told Sean. "That indicates is that turnout will be seventy to eighty percent. When that happens the world is going to change and believe me, Mitt Romney will win Hamilton County. I've said it before, and I'll say it again, Mitt Romney will win Hamilton County," and emphatic Cunningham told Sean. "Obama can not win Ohio unless he comes out of Hamilton County in the plus margin like he did in 2008. There is no way, based on the latest numbers at 3pm, that Obama can win Hamilton County. The turnout so far in these Republican areas is unbelievable," Cunningham concluded. We'll see if Cunningham is right in less than two hours when the Ohio polls close. For the latest election news and numbers, join Sean on twitter @SeanHannity
Michael Barone With The Latest Polls And Analysis
Michael Barone joined Sean to discuss the latest exit polling data emerging across the country. Barone confirmed what Bill Cunningham said in the first hour of the show that there appears to be a large Republican turnout, especially in key swing states. "We're also seeing lower voter turnout in the university communities. This would indicate that the young vote is not turning out this year," said Barone. Michael made one of the more bold predictions about the Election earlier this week when he wrote that Romney would not only beat Obama, but do it handily. "I did go out on a limb Sean, but I do think Romney will win. Look at Pennsylvania, I think higher turnout in pro-coal western Pennsylvania and higher Republican percentages in the Philadelphia suburbs could produce a surprise." Bottom line? Barone felt Romney will receive 315 electoral votes and Obama 223.
Obama's First Term Report Card
In just a few short hours we'll begin to receive the first results election results of the night. On 'Hannity' Sean took the opportunity to compare how things are today as opposed to four years ago when "The Anointed One" took office. The average price of a gallon of gasoline was only $1.84, today it's almost doubled. It's $3.47. That's an 88 percent change. By the way, if you live in New York, New Jersey or Long Island you also have to wait three, four, five, six hours to get the fuel. Fuel is not the only thing that has skyrocketed. American families are paying more for groceries, as well. The cost has increased five to eight percent -- or 5.8 percent. The national unemployment rate is also higher than when the president took office. Fewer Americans are working than when he started four years ago. Obama promised by this time, the unemployment rate would be 5.2 percent, but to no one's surprise he's failed to do that. When Obama took office, back in 2009, ther e were 32 million Americans on foods stamps. Fast forward four years, a staggering 47 million Americans are on food stamps. This is not the change that Americans were promised. The simple truth is Americans cannot afford another four years. On top of all of this we have $6 trillion in debt, $25 million unemployed and underemployed, one in six American on food stamps. Author Ann Coulter joined Sean to discuss Obama's first term and how important this election is for our country. To watch Sean's interview, please click here.
Michael Barone is senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner. A resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, he is also a Fox News Channel contributor and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.
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