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Some #FITN Wisdom from N.H.'s Top Political Wonks

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Last week we told you about Dante Scala and Andy Smith, the UNH political scientists who occupy a rarefied niche in academia that makes them precious commodities every four years.

That’s in large part due to their impressive resumes.

The pair have both authored books on the New Hampshire primary, and they've developed networks of sources to keep them informed on the state's political landscape.

But it’s also thanks to their ability to regularly churn out pithy, humorous, (and perhaps most importantly, quotable) political insights. Here are a few such moments from a recent interview.

Andy Smith on why you should care about the New Hampshire primary.

Dante Scala on the unpredictability of the N.H. primary.

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Andy Smith on the importance of human moments in political campaigns.

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Dante Scala on fighting the conventional wisdom.

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Andy and Dante on setting goals on as political pundits.

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