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Convention Bounce

Hillary Clinton’s Polling Numbers Are Still Very Strong

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

New polls out this week show Hillary Clinton maintaining a dominant lead over Donald Trump nearly two weeks after the Democratic convention ended and ...

Will Hillary Clinton’s Post-Convention Lead Last?

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics

New polls show Hillary Clinton expanding her lead over Donald Trump. Trump could be a problem for Republican Senate candidates facing close races. And...

Quick Take: solid convention bounce for Clinton

David Rothschild | Posted 07.31.2016 | Politics
David Rothschild

I generally write about prediction markets or, aggregation of polls and fundamental data, but since we have been running some experimental mobile-base...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Gains, But 'Likely Voters' Add A Wrinkle | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

National polls released since the Democratic National Convention continue to show gains for President Barack Obama, but a new survey from The Washingt...

Mark Blumenthal

Tracking Polls Confirm Obama Bounce | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Daily tracking polls published over the weekend show President Barack Obama enjoying a modest boost in support following the Democratic ...

Mark Blumenthal

Poll Shows Obama Convention Bump | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Those looking for a convention bump may find what they are looking for in the Gallup daily tracking poll, which produced good news on Friday for Presi...

No Convention Bounce For Romney

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has left Tampa as the official Republican nominee, but without inspiring much change in voter preferences, according to the Gallup Daily t...

Romney's Convention Speech Draws Ho-Hum Response In Poll

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

Early polling results following the Republican National Convention suggest that any bounce that Mitt Romney got from the three days in Tampa was margi...

Getting The Most Out Of Life, One Chocolate At A Time

Sam Sommers | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

In the smorgasbord-like taste test that is your daily social existence, remember to consume each proverbial chocolate as if it's the last one you'll ever experience. Doing so just makes life all that much sweeter.

National Review Says McCain is Still Gonna Lose

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

Saw all the polls showing McCain up? Had a big gulp when Gallup showed McCain way up? Relax. Jonah Goldberg helpfully reminds us why McCain is going to lose in the end.

Coming Headlines!

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

"Barack Obama Becomes One of the Founding Fathers of New Breakaway Country: UPSCSA (United Peaceful Smart Constructive States of America)"

Palin Deflates Obama's Bounce (With Reply to Readers)

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

With the announcement of Palin, people were not thinking about Obama anymore. CNN's new poll, like Gallup, shows no bounce for Obama.

Obama's Clinton Bounce in Denver

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Hillary's convention speech definitely fell short on detailing a personal case for Obama as the right person for the job. That's the core issue for the remaining voters.

Do Conventions Matter?

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

The faux-drama the media build up around party conventions is unjustified. About the only thing that really matters, in terms of its ability to move votes, is the nominee's acceptance speech.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Camp: Obama Will Get 15-Point Convention Bounce | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Playing the expectations game is a time-honored tradition of politicos. When setting expectations for yourself, the idea is to go low -- so that even ...