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Pollster Predictive Performance, 51 out of 51

Simon Jackman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Simon Jackman

If Florida stays in the Obama column, we will have called each state correctly: 51 out of 51, and the Obama Electoral College count bang on 332.

Obama Has Edge in Student Newspaper Presidential Election Endorsements

Dan Reimold | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Dan Reimold

In the 2012 presidential race, the student press appears to be pro-Obama. A review of college newspaper endorsement editorials reveals overwhelming support for the sitting president's reelection effort.

Mitt Romney Is a Proven Bipartisan Leader for Tough Economic Times. I Endorse Him for President

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

By growing this economy in earnest through across-the-board tax cuts, job training, energy infrastructure, smart regulation, a strong dollar, and by ending the job-destroying demonizing of job creators, big and small, Mr. Romney will reverse that decline from day one.

Mitt's Gotta Fast Car: The Music Video

Katie Halper | Posted 01.05.2013 | Comedy
Katie Halper


Election Anxiety: What the Hell Happens After?

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Is anyone else worried about what's going to happen when this election is over? What are we going to talk about? Shout about. Scream about. Fight about. Write about. Now is the time to panic.

An Election Fable

Ian Fletcher | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

Partisan differences themselves are a trap, because they serve largely to factionalize society so that it's hopelessly divided and unable to resist a unified establishment whose interests are at variance with those of the public.

Two Responsibilities -- Vote and Unite

Ted Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

I have voted in 14 presidential elections since my first, in 1960. Each time the candidates or their surrogates have told me "this is the most important election of your lifetime." Well, this week we will finally have the election that actually fits that description.

Obama Has 'Modest Lead' Over Romney: Final Pew Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama heads into Election Day having regained a "modest" 3-point lead over Mitt Romney, according to the final election poll by the Pew Researc...

Hillary Women Will Save Obama

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I predict that the voter turnout among women who most admire Hillary Rodham Clinton is being underestimated in the turnout models of all major pollsters, and if I am right by even a small percent this will shake the foundation of a razor-thin election.

Never Mind the Models, Here's Some Data

Simon Jackman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Simon Jackman

So, at the end of a day when Twitter was alive with the sound of pundits railing against poll averages (well, one poll average or even one poll averager in particular), I thought I'd try this.

Who Is Winning the Race for the White House?

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

The conventional wisdom is that the betting markets are pointing to the re-election of the president while the polls apparently have Mitt Romney as the narrow favorite. So what's the evidence?

Matt Ferner

New Polls Have Good News For Obama In Colorado | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver

With exactly a week before Election Day, President Barack Obama got some good news in a recent survey about Colorado from Project New America/Grove In...

On Hurricane Sandy

Al Gore | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather.

I'm Voting for Barack Obama Because I Believe Progress Is Possible

Shepard Fairey | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Shepard Fairey

I want to see this country move forward, not backward, and I know that four more years of Obama in office will have our country and our planet looking far more like the ones I want to see than a Romney presidency ever could.

Converting a Poll Average to a Forecast

Simon Jackman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Simon Jackman

As we enter the final week of the campaign, an obvious question to ask is how to convert the state-by-state probabilities of an Obama or Romney lead in the polls to probabilities that Obama or Romney will win the state and the election itself.

Undecided Young Voters Make Up Their Mind In Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

President Barack Obama's lead among young voters has grown since the summer, with the Democratic incumbent holding a 17-point lead over Mitt Romney, a...

Obama Extends Lead Over Romney: Poll

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has extended his narrow lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney among likely voters in a r...

Obama Holds Slim Lead In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama, who continues to run neck-and-neck with challenger Mitt Romney in national polls, got some good news Friday in the crucial bat...

'Forward': A New Song and Video in Support of President Obama's Re-Election

Fred Goldring | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment
Fred Goldring

2012-10-26-ForwardSONG.jpg We hope that our anthem will quickly inject into the public consciousness some sorely missing positivity, optimism, and emotional resonance in the final days before the election.

The Conservative Chameleon

Lance Simmens | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Lance Simmens

Has the moderate Mitt risen from the grave and been resurrected during the waning days and hours of the campaign? Has he had an epiphany? Has he awakened from his long slumber?

Mr. President, Finish by Highlighting Sensata

David Shuster | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

Mr. President, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain from following the lead of Cheri Bustos. In the Hofstra town hall debate last week, you referred indirectly to Bain Capital's reputation as a "pioneer in outsourcing."

The Daily Szep -- Romney's World

Paul Szep | Posted 12.23.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Americans Would Rather Eat A Burger With Obama Than Romney, Says Survey

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.23.2012 | Home

Last night's debate on foreign policy taught America that there's basically no difference between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney when it comes to drone ...

What We Have Lost (and What We Are Fighting for)

Jedediah Purdy | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Jedediah Purdy

It's time to fight like hell for the party of the center-right, represented by Barack Obama, against the party of the far right. There is no alternative. It's a time for progressives to be disappointed and resolute.

Obama's Lead Narrows In Colorado After Second Debate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.20.2012 | Denver

With less than three weeks before Election Day, President Barack Obama maintains a narrow 3-point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Color...