One of the big stories of this election will be how the two camps wound up with such wildly different ideas of how the night was going to go. If you were watching television last night, you saw not just the early optimism of the Romney team and the conservative pundits, but also their resistance to the final Ohio call. Apparently, the Romney team really was looking at entirely different numbers. There's an interesting story up in The Washington Examiner
this morning that talks about the Romney campaign's data system, Project Orca.
Early in the evening, one aide said that, as of 4 p.m., Orca still projected a Romney victory of somewhere between 290 and 300 electoral votes.
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