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  • n. Plural form of likely.


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  • I think this Sunday, with Obama Surrogates being flayed on Meet the Press and Fox News Sunday, will be remembered as the day the "likelies" turned against Obama.

    John Kerry does a terrible job of representing Barack Obama on "Meet the Press."

  • "Schools that were once 'likelies' for certain students — Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Colgate — are now reaches."

    The Big Picture

  • A Reuters/Ipsos poll put the generic ballot among likelies at 48 percent Republican, 44 percent Democratic and the Associated Press had it 50 percent Republican, 43 percent Democratic.

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  • Walter Shapiro in Salon. com has a summary of the Democratic likelies -- Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) and Hillary Clinton -- and their attempt to present a tougher and more coherent approach to defense. [...]

    February 2006

  • "Does you know who's jess erbout ther fines 'and likelies' man whut lives in all these yer pahts erroun 'yer?"

    The Girl at the Halfway House A Story of the Plains

  • Would sure like to know what the likelies were for Gallup.

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  • Last time Gallup adjusted for likelies the registered spread was also 4 points ...

    Ace of Spades HQ

  • "In the meantime, " Thaddeus said, "I'll get together the files from Scott's previous busts so we can start cross-referencing them with likelies who might have just gotten out of prison.

    The Quickie

  • Three likelies are Bob Corker, Judd Gregg, and Thad Cochran.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • -- which also has Obama up two among registered voters and four among likelies -- finds Obama with a 14-point edge on the economy.

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