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    So, Did Eliot Spitzer’s License Issue Affect the Elections?For the morning after the New York State elections, how about a nice little comparison of headlines and ledes? From today’s New York Times: New York Democrats Say License Issue Had Little Effect Democrats declared yesterday that Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s plan to give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants had not proved to be the electoral boon Republicans had hoped for in local elections… From today’s New York Post: GOV’S PLAN GIVES GOP ELEX BOOST UPSTATE Upstate Republicans yesterday got an electoral lift from Gov. Spitzer’s controversial plan to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses. That was educational, wasn’t it?