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(Charlie Archambault for USN&WR)
We could have gone to top lawmakers and analysts to tell us their political predictions for 2010, but they sometimes have the record of a lazy weatherman. Who, for example, predicted President Obama would fall so far in the polls? Heck, just two years ago, who even thought Barack Obama would be president? So we went to a few outsiders and contrarians for their predictions about the major political events that could occur in 2010.