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What’s in a Poll?

September 25, 2008

The latest round of polls are out, and they are somewhat all over the map.  Polls currently range from McCain up by 1 (Battleground) to Obama ahead by 9 points (Washington Post), with most giving Obama a slight edge.  Looking at the poll averages over at RealClearPolitics, it is worth noting that mos of the [...]

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Is Colin Powell a Turncoat?

August 13, 2008

Some inside info from Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard indicates that not only will Colin Powell eventually endorse Obama, but may even speak at the Convention!  Powell denies all of this to ABC and “Roll Call”, but in today’s crazy political environment where you have Republicans for Obama (maybe they’re still awash in his saintly [...]

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Obama Bounced

June 17, 2008

Usually a Presidential candidate who has just received their party’s nomination gets a traditional “bounce” in the polls in the weeks following their success.  However, Obama has not received such a bounce:  the same bounce that had Mondale up by 20 in 1984 and Dukakis up by 17 in 1988.  The bounce may be delayed, [...]

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