Mark Curtis is one damn good political reporter. And he's itching to come back to the Bay Area too. (Psst, KPIX).
In spite of #1 ratings and a loyal, ardent following, KTVU sent Curtis packing in 2008, (after fifteen years), as "Mornings on Two" chief anchor and political reporter.
These days, Curtis, who authored a best-selling book on the '08 Presidential campaign, is an anchor for the Providence, RI station. He also has a blog which is must-reading if you're a political junkie like me.
So I asked Curtis who's going to win between Obama and Romney. He had an interesting take--one which I think has a real chance of occurring.
This one is still too close to call. We could have a split decision like 2000, but this time I think it would be Mitt Romney barely winning the popular vote, but President Obama winning the Electoral College.
Hello Florida, 2000.
Curtis eats, breathes and loves the political arena. It's a passion he's cultivated since childhood and deply rooted in his blood.
I love politics. This is the ninth presidential campaign I have covered – everyone since Reagan vs. Carter in 1980. I love being out on the campaign trail, and I have been able to make five trips to San Francisco this year as part of my coverage for KGO radio. I keep up on Bay Area politics on the Internet, and have been fascinated by the stories of Ross Mirkarimi, Mary Hayashi, and Nadia Lockyer. I’d love to come back to the Bay Area full-time if the right job presented itself. There is never a dull moment in Bay Area politics!
Bruno Cohen, are you listening?
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