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Three Takeaways from the Final Polls

Today’s the day the polls stop mattering and we can finally just focus on the real electorate. But just for fun let’s take one final look at the national polling ...

Return of the Independents

The days after Hurricane Sandy brought a small bump in President Obama’s numbers against Governor Romney and in job approval. This was easily explained by the positive television coverage Obama ...

The Turnout Game

It’s the most overused cliché in election politics: It’ll all come down to turnout. A declaration made so often that it feels like it’s lost all meaning. I hate saying ...

New State Polls Raising Eyebrows

This morning two new state polls were released that have bucked the recent polling trends in both states. In Minnesota, the Star Tribune poll shows a tightening race, with Obama up ...