Sabato's Crystal Ball

Archive for April, 2007

The Sixth Year Itch Hits Shelves

Chapter Excerpts from the Newly Available Book on the 2006 Midterms

The Sixth Year Itch contains original chapters by political scholar and commentator Larry J. Sabato, as well as contributed chapters by prominent journalists and scholars who are on the political frontlines. Each essay offers trenchant commentary and unique insights into the campaigns, the issues and the strategies of parties and candidates, preparing readers to be […]

Crystal Ball Condolences for Virginia Tech

The Crystal Ball will not publish this week in honor of our friends and colleagues at Virginia Tech, and in memory of the student and faculty victims and their families. The insanity of senseless death is no stranger to any sector of society, here or abroad. But all of us who are connected to college […]

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Who Sees '08 Symmetry? (Your Crystal Ball...)

, U.Va. Center for Politics

There’s no better day than Friday the 13th to venture into the occult, so your clairvoyant friends at the upstanding U.Va. Center for Politics just couldn’t resist: we had to share the latest results of our Crystal Ball gazing with you today. And what a freaky election we spy in the not-so-far-off future! Towering, larger-than-life […]

Bright Reflections on the Crystal Ball

Reader Responses on Potential VP Candidates

Last week, tongue firmly planted in cheek, the Crystal Ball endeavored to quash all of the much-too-early talk of potential vice presidential candidates with our own extensive list of the top candidates for the number two spot on each party’s presidential ticket in 2008 (read more). Because we are still a year and more out […]