If the early network projections of Pennsylvania and New Hampshire for Obama hold up, McCain would need to pull off some surprises — winning states that Kerry won in 2004 -- to get to the 270 electoral votes needed for victory. Actually, McCain would need victories that would even be surprising to his most optimistic staffers. This looks like an early evening, as far as suspense about the presidential race goes.
Todd Domke is a WBUR political analyst and a columnist for the Boston Globe. He’ll be live blogging throughout the evening.
This program aired on November 4, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.