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Romney suffers worst home state defeat since John Frémont in 1856

Eric Ostermeier puts Romney's home-state loss in perspective.

The third-biggest home state loss, according to Eric Ostermeier of Smart Politics, took place in 1920 when Democrat James Cox of Ohio lost the state by 19.9% to Warren Harding. However, Harding was also from Ohio.

A Better People
November 9, 2012

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