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Turnout in primaries is good news for Republicans (Michael Barone)
One thing public opinion polls can’t do is to predict turnout; you need to have an actual election to find out who is going to turn out and in what numbers. That’s why I’ve been looking at turnout in this year’s Democratic and Republican primaries, to see which side’s backers are motivated enough to vote. Comparative turnout is particularly helpful in states without party registration, since all voters there can choose to vote in either party’s primary. ... READ MORE>>>
FDA considering a policy change that would allow gay men to donate blood (yes, really) (WashTimes)
A federal panel on blood safety will make a recommendation Friday about whether the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should change its blood donation policy for gay men.
The FDA is "considering all possible sources of information" about the issue, Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, told the FDA's Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability. READ MORE>>>