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Star Pundit Ponders Future

Among the many fates that the election’s close has left up in the air, none is more pertinent than that of Nate Silver, the polling guru who became America’s favorite pundit during the campaign. Will we have to wait until the 2012 election to resume our crush? According to The Wall Street Journal, Silver is hatching something new. Silver “says he's considering applying the site's predictive tools to congressional votes, movies' box-office performance and other topics.” Which means you get to keep FiveThirtyEight.com on your bookmarks.