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Denver Post
Bernstein: Joe Biden's perpetual trial balloonWhat's Vice President Joe Biden up to? He appears to be inventing a new form of
Bernstein: Joe Biden's perpetual trial balloon
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
What's Vice President Joe Biden up to? He appears to be inventing a new form of presidential campaigning: The perpetual trial balloon. And it's exactly the right response to his highly unusual situation. Biden has consistently declined to say... Read more
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heraldscotland
The rise of Bernie SandersSeven years ago, as a teenager, she cast her first vote for Barack Obama, anoth
The rise of Bernie Sanders
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
Seven years ago, as a teenager, she cast her first vote for Barack Obama, another avowedly transformative presidential candidate. She had seen what the USA’s rotten political system does to hope and change, and invested her faith in Bernie Sanders, a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downwardSo right now there’s virtually no evidence the Democratic field is going to exp
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
So right now there’s virtually no evidence the Democratic field is going to expand beyond the current five candidates. What about the idea Clinton is in a drastic decline? Bernie Sanders has generated plenty of interest and some support, but that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predictSo on April 23, as people across the province cast their ballots, Mr. Coletto w
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predict
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
So on April 23, as people across the province cast their ballots, Mr. Coletto was interviewed on Sun News Network and said the obvious: Ms. Smith would be the next premier of Alberta. Mr. Coletto recently described what happened next. “The results... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predictAs CEO of Abacus Data, a polling company, David Coletto had followed the 2012 A
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predict
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
As CEO of Abacus Data, a polling company, David Coletto had followed the 2012 Alberta election closely. In the campaign’s final month, his polls and those of his competitors showed the same thing: The right-wing Wildrose Party, led by Danielle Smith,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Is Donald Trump dominating media coverage of the Republican race?Looking at the latest headlines about the 2016 US presidential election, one wo
Is Donald Trump dominating media coverage of the Republican race?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
Looking at the latest headlines about the 2016 US presidential election, one would be forgiven for thinking that the entire country had fallen into Trump mania. What happened to bring about such a tremendous shift in public interest? It turns out... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downwardThere's no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
There's no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign right now, which inevitably leads reporters covering the other one to search for something new to write about. And in a race where there's an obvious (if not quite... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Trump Insulted Heidi Klum's Looks For Some Reason. This Was Her ResponseRepublican presidential candidate and human embodiment of sexism Donald Trump d
Trump Insulted Heidi Klum's Looks For Some Reason. This Was Her Response
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Republican presidential candidate and human embodiment of sexism Donald Trump dissed supermodel and reality TV star Heidi Klum in an interview with The New York Times that was published on Sunday. "Sadly, she’s no longer a 10," Trump said. "She... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Trump Insulted Heidi Klum's Looks For Some Reason. This Was Her ResponseRepublican presidential candidate and human embodiment of sexism Donald Trump d
Trump Insulted Heidi Klum's Looks For Some Reason. This Was Her Response
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Republican presidential candidate and human embodiment of sexism Donald Trump dissed supermodel and reality TV star Heidi Klum in an interview with The New York Times that was published on Sunday. "Sadly, she’s no longer a 10," Trump... Read more
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Washington Post
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downwardThere’s no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
There’s no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign right now, which inevitably leads reporters covering the other one to search for something new to write about. And in a race where there’s an obvious (if not quite... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Despite Sanders surge, Clinton remains heavy favoriteYou might not know it if you’re reading the various articles about Mr. Sanders’
Despite Sanders surge, Clinton remains heavy favorite
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
You might not know it if you’re reading the various articles about Mr. Sanders’s rise in the polls, but Mrs. Clinton still holds as strong a position as any primary candidate in history. And oddly, Mr. Sanders and Mr. Biden have helped clarify that... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Republicans Back Donald Trump Over Megyn KellyWhen Donald Trump took on Fox News host Megyn Kelly after the Republican debate
Republicans Back Donald Trump Over Megyn Kelly
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 days ago
When Donald Trump took on Fox News host Megyn Kelly after the Republican debate many wondered whether, after surviving a controversy from attacking John McCain, the pugnacious businessman had finally picked a fight with the wrong person -- or the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Sorry Republicans, Donald Trump is here to stayA pattern has emerged in the GOP presidential primary and it seems to be pretty
Sorry Republicans, Donald Trump is here to stay
Arkansas Times / Posted 14 days ago
A pattern has emerged in the GOP presidential primary and it seems to be pretty durable. If you conduct polls, nationally or in a particular state, about a fifth of the respondents will say that they support A Donald. Well not just Any Donald. The... Read more
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Salon.com
The Hillary bed-wetters: “Acela-corridor allies” are freaking out, because that’s what useless people doThere is some group known as “Hillary elites,” and, apparently, they are “freak
The Hillary bed-wetters: “Acela-corridor allies” are freaking out, because that’s what useless people do
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
There is some group known as “Hillary elites,” and, apparently, they are “freaking out.” So Vox’s Jonathan Allen The developments causing these slick train-riding Democrats “freak out” are threefold: her favorable and trustworthiness figures are... Read more
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ABC News
Hillary Clinton Agrees to Turn Over Private Email ServerTranscript for We'll start with the trouble with Hillary Clinton. The invest
Hillary Clinton Agrees to Turn Over Private Email Server
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
Transcript for We'll start with the trouble with Hillary Clinton. The investigation into those private e-mails heating up. The hopeful agreeing to hand over that private e-mail server to the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Trump, The Others, and A New Test of the HypothesisA couple of days ago I assimilated data from a bunch of on line polls where peo
Trump, The Others, and A New Test of the Hypothesis
ScienceBlogs / Posted 17 days ago
A couple of days ago I assimilated data from a bunch of on line polls where people could informally and unscientifically express their opinion about who won the GOP debate (the big boy debate only, with ten candidates). I suggested a series of... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump vanquishes Roger Ailes: Fox News surrenders in battle of the bulliesThe most remarkable development in a wild political season isn’t that Donald Tr
Donald Trump vanquishes Roger Ailes: Fox News surrenders in battle of the bullies
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
The most remarkable development in a wild political season isn’t that Donald Trump is still leading in the polls. It’s that Trump has survived brawls that would have killed other candidates, but his Fox feud was supposed to be different. He was... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
What You Need To Know About Early Polls And How To Read ThemThe early 2016 presidential polls are flying, which means the complaining about
What You Need To Know About Early Polls And How To Read Them
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 22 days ago
The early 2016 presidential polls are flying, which means the complaining about polls is in full swing, too. "You guys should know by now that the Monmouth University poll was created just to aggravate me," Chris Christie told The Washington Post... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaWhat You Need To Know About Early Polls And How To Read Them The early 2016 pr
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 22 days ago
What You Need To Know About Early Polls And How To Read Them The early 2016 presidential polls are flying, which means the complaining about polls is in full swing, too."You guys should know by now that the Monmouth University poll was created just... Read more
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Washington Post
Canada just kicked off its election season. Here’s what you need to know.Stephen Harper, Canada’s prime minister, speaks with a reporter after a Bloombe
Canada just kicked off its election season. Here’s what you need to know.
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
Stephen Harper, Canada’s prime minister, speaks with a reporter after a Bloomberg Television interview in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (Patrick Doyle/Bloomberg) What just happened in Canada? On Sunday, Prime Minister... Read more
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Forbes
Exclusive: Republicans Launch Game-Changing Data Center That Will Forever Change PoliticsWhat about the 2012 Presidential Election? That’s what pundits always ask abou
Exclusive: Republicans Launch Game-Changing Data Center That Will Forever Change Politics
Forbes / Posted 25 days ago
What about the 2012 Presidential Election? That’s what pundits always ask about the Republicans botched attempt at mounting a serious get out the vote campaign. There’s plenty of blame to go around: the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) lack of... Read more
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New York Magazine
Everyone Is Already Freaking Out Over the 2016 Election PollsJohn Kasich.Photo: James Colburn/Demotix/Corbis It’s been a bad year for polls
Everyone Is Already Freaking Out Over the 2016 Election Polls
New York Magazine / Posted 25 days ago
John Kasich.Photo: James Colburn/Demotix/Corbis It’s been a bad year for polls. They were wrong in forecasting a close vote in the Greek referendum last month, wrong in overstating the Labour Party’s strength in the British elections in May, off in... Read more
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Washington Post
Why Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog is wrong about teacher evaluationFiveThirtyEight is a blog created by Nate Silver, a famous statistician who dev
Why Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog is wrong about teacher evaluation
Washington Post / Posted a month ago
FiveThirtyEight is a blog created by Nate Silver, a famous statistician who developed a system for forecasting player performance in Major League Baseball and accurately predicted the winner of 49 out of 50 states in the 2008 presidential election. A... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The EFF and the Terrible TwosOPINION: Julius Malema,EFF,Economic Freedom Fighters Richard Poplak says the
The EFF and the Terrible Twos
Eye Witness News / Posted 1 months ago
OPINION: Julius Malema,EFF,Economic Freedom Fighters Richard Poplak says the EFF has celebrated an anniversary, but does it come of age? Most two-year olds spend their days slobbering on chew toys or scrawling with... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Terrible Twos: The EFF celebrates an anniversary, but does it come of age?Have you ever seen someone wearing a red beret, a black trenchcoat, and black l
The Terrible Twos: The EFF celebrates an anniversary, but does it come of age?
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
Have you ever seen someone wearing a red beret, a black trenchcoat, and black leather gloves cut a plus-sized sponge cake into mushy fistfuls? Me neither. That changed on Saturday afternoon, just as the gloaming gilded Rustenburg’s Olympia Stadium in... Read more
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