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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For July 25

The Huffington Post First Posted: 07-25-08 12:01 AM   |   Updated: 08- 1-08 05:12 AM

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Polls have come to dominate the media's horse race coverage of political campaigns. Pundits and reporters constantly use them to tell us who's hot and who's not -- but skip over the fact that plummeting response rates and variables like undecided voters and margins of error and often render these polls useless as anything other than lightweight diversions on par with horoscopes and political betting lines. Our HuffPollstrology chart helps keep you up to date on the latest poll results, along with the latest horoscope predictions, and the latest online political betting lines - and will hopefully help the polling junkies in the media keep polls in the proper perspective.

  Polls Stars Betting
Mccain vs obama in the General election
McCain
mccain
41%
Rasmussen Daily
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

Admit it, you can be hyper-sensitive. If you think someone's been critical, you're in danger of going over the top trying to put things right. You could give thought to your feet too: are your shoes supporting you? This might sound silly, but your whole physical system might benefit from getting this right. The issue of paperwork - and of the style and quality of paper - could prompt a visit to a stationery store.

32.4%
chance of
winning
Obama
obama
45%
Rasmussen Daily
scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

A friend's advice could help you negotiate a good deal. You might also have reason to be grateful to a neighbour who assists with keys or with taking in a parcel. A shopping trip could prove far more expensive than originally planned. (You could take a good friend with you to act as minder or leave your credit card at home of course).

64.4%
chance of
winning
weather report
East Chance of Rain Boston, MA
A few showers in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
south Chance of Rain Biloxi, MS

Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 93F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

midwest Chance of Rain Kansas City, KS

Variable clouds with thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High around 95F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

west Chance of Rain Portland, OR
Mostly sunny skies. High 81F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Sources:

General Election Poll: Rasmussen Daily Tracking

Daily tracking results are collected via nightly telephone surveys and reported on a four-day rolling average basis. Each update includes approximately 900 Likely Democratic Primary Voters and 800 Likely Republican Primary Voters. Margin of sampling error for each is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets