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Obama Popular Vote

Advice to Both Republicans and Democrats

Ed Koch | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Ed Koch

Its support of Wall Street, the banks and opposition to increasing taxes on the truly wealthy have caused the public to see the Republican Party as a protector of the rich. For them to continue with that philosophy would be one of their greatest continuing blunders.

Popular Vote v. Electoral College (Why The Media Badly Needs A History Lesson)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

It's painful to watch these fools -- they don't know how a five-point popular vote victory almost always translates when it comes to the only metric that matters -- the Electoral College. (Hint: landslide).

Bob Novak Just Doesn't Get It

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

The President-Elect flipped eight Bush states to the blue column and managed to get two states to elect a Democrat for President for the first time in nearly half a century.

Abolish the Electoral College: House Joint Resolution 36

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

The race is no longer about delegates, party rules, or even the popular vote, it's now about electoral votes. And because the race is close, once again a major Constitutional flaw is exposed--the Electoral College.

Obama's Lincoln Strategy?

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The map hasn't changed all that much in 148 years. But the political parties have switched places. The northeast part of the country, from Illinois t...

Obama In Limbo Over 'Almost Nominee' Status

NY Times | Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contest with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton not quite over and the one with Senator John McCain not quite under way, Senator Barack Obama is float...

Clinton Superdelegates Would Reconsider If Obama Maintains Lead

LA Times | Scott Martelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton, stung last week by the defection of a prominent superdelegate, could lose the backing of more of these Democratic Party leader...

Clinton Camp Misrepresents ABC's Popular Vote Tally

ABC's Political Punch | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In today's edition of "The Note," ABC News' Rick Klein wrote that "By one (rightly disputed) metric -- the popular vote, including Florida and Michiga...

Last Night Clinton Won the Pennsylvania Primary, but Lost the War for the Nomination

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

She started with a lead of almost 20 points. But her final margin of 9.2% fell far short of what was needed to stop Obama's nomination. Here's why.

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Using Popular Vote Metric Just Ain't Gonna Work | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Clinton campaign turns its focus towards securing the popular vote in the Democratic primary, the response from the Obama campaign has been, an...

Kos: Clinton's "Destructive Coup Attempt" Good For Democrats

Newsweek | Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has proved during the past few months that she is a fighter, that she is tenacious, and that she is in the race to win. There's just o...

Can Clinton Win The Popular Vote?

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The apparent collapse of planned new votes in Florida and Michigan could push victory on a key symbolic measure -- the primary season popular vote -- ...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Our Popular Vote Lead Is Pretty Insurmountable Too | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buttressed by a victory in last night's Mississippi primary, Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign claimed on Wednesday that it not only had a ...

Clinton: Superdelegates Trump Popular Vote

Boston Globe's Political Intelligence | Foon Rhee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton will take the Democratic nomination even if she does not win the popular vote, but persuades enough superdelegates to vote for her at ...