Not to take anything away from election night pundits... but sometimes it’s best to let the dust fall before you try to see clearly.
And we've got some of the best political dust readers around.
So with Election 2012 behind us, we delve into the state of Virginia politics now.
Bob Gibson - Executive Director of The Thomas C. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership and former political writer at The Charlottesville Daily Progress.
Anita Kumar - White House Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers.
Robert North Roberts, J.D., Ph.D. - Government Policy Specialist. Author of numerous books on American politics, among them; Ethics in U.S. Government (Greenwood), The Public Integrity Wars (Praeger), Public Journalism and Political Knowledge (Rowman & Littlefield), and Encyclopedia of Presidential Campaigns (Greenwood). Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, James Madison University.