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Political Polling

When It Comes to Washington, Most Americans Blame Both Sides

Brian Schaffner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Brian Schaffner

2013-03-19-blamepollTraditional polls tend to force respondents to make a choice between whether they assign more blame to one side or the other. But how much blame do Americans assign to either side?

Nate Silver, Pop-Culture Star

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The other night, Nate Silver got a little taste of what things are going to be like for him, post-Election 2012. The 34-year-old statis...

That Old-Time Populism Debate

Mike Lux | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Because they do tons of polls and the same kinds of questions over and over, pollsters have a very good idea in advance of writing their questions for any given poll what phrases or even individual words will trigger a more positive answer.

Mark Blumenthal

Bipartisan Group Of Political Pollsters Join Forces To Issue Strong Warning | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A remarkable bi-partisan group of campaign pollsters released an open letter this afternoon that assailed the "sometimes uncritical media...

Free and The Search for Economic Innovation

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

As we look at life after the financial crisis, we need to turn traditional thinking on its head. Picking up a copy of Chris Anderson's Free is a good place to start.