Some articles on states, state, battleground, battleground states:
... to roll to reduce enemy influence in states, and is more likely to succeed if the friendly player has influence in the state in question, or controls adjacent ... However, supporting a coup in certain key "battleground" states will increase nuclear tensions and lower the DEFCON level by 1 ... domination" (control of a majority of states and a majority of battleground states), or "control" (control of a majority of states and all ...
... These three swing states were seen as evenly divided, and with each casting 20 electoral votes or more, they had the power to decide the election ... It was clear that the result in Ohio, along with two other states who had still not declared (New Mexico and Iowa), would decide the winner ... of less than 5% of the vote in only four states, but if Iowa, Nevada and New Mexico had all eventually gone to Kerry, a win for Bush in Ohio would have created a 269–269 tie in the ...
Famous quotes containing the words states and/or battleground:
“The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rightsthat moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)
“... marathon swimming is the most difficult physical, intellectual and emotional battleground I have encountered, and each time I win, each time I touch the other shore, I feel worthy of any other challenge life has to offer.”
—Diana Nyad (b. 1949)