There are two types of people when it comes to predicting presidential elections: those who go by numbers, and those who go by feel. Count me among those who go by feel.
This doesn’t mean polls are unimportant or that math doesn’t matter, but given the vastly dissimilar predictions churned out by pollsters like Scott Rasmussen and The New York Times’ Nate Silver, it seems like anyone can sl... More
If the presidential election were held today, all the polls indicate that President Obama would win re-election, albeit not by much. But of course the election isn’t being held today and there are 11 states classified as “toss-ups” on the Electoral College Map. And even if you concede the president 221 electoral votes in the other 39, that still leaves 49 electoral votes to go. And the road ... More
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush defended Gov. Rick Perry’s support for in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. “I think that is a fair policy,” Bush said in an e-mail to National Journal on Tuesday, adding that the students who benefit from the tuition breaks find themselves in the United States throu... More
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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty endorses Mitt Romney for President. http://cvote.to/2k Political analyst Larry Sabato says that Pawlenty is unlikely to be Mitt’s running mate since they are both northern governors. http://cvote.to/2l Katrina Trinko of National R... More