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Karl Rove Updates Electoral Prediction: North Carolina and Indiana Are 'Gone' for Obama, Wisconsin a 'Battleground' State

Republican strategist Karl Rove said Friday he believes North Carolina and Indiana are "gone" for President Barack Obama in November and that Wisconsin has become a "battleground" state.

"I think North Carolina is gone just like Indiana is gone. Obama has no chance to win them," Rove told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly. "I think Ohio and Florida are leaning today towards Romney. I think places like Iowa and Colorado are in danger of floating into the Republican column. And states like Nevada and Pennsylvania are moving from lean Democrat into toss-up category. And on June 5th, mark my words, we will have more poll data than we got today that is going to show that Wisconsin's a battleground state."

Rove debuted an electoral map last month that predicted Obama would win in an Election Day match-up with presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

The current map, set to be updated every few weeks, shows Romney has since made some electoral gains but has not been updated with Rove's latest calls.

(h/t Gateway Pundit)

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