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Why It’s Ridiculous To Report On Every Poll Coming Out Of New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics

Pollsters have been busy in New Hampshire the last few days. As of this post's publication, HuffPost Pollster’s charts have added 15 polls of the N...

What The Polling Miss In Iowa Means For New Hampshire And Beyond

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

In the aftermath of Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) surprise Iowa win, pollsters have been trying to figure out why he and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) surged ...

GOP Voters Are Ready To See Most Of Their Candidates Drop Out

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

The first months of 2016 have already claimed the presidential campaigns of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) and former Arkan...

16.5 Million U.S. Workers Absent on Monday

Joyce Maroney | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
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Joyce Maroney

The Workforce Institute at Kronos recently conducted a survey to assess the impact of the Super Bowl on worker absences on Monday, February 8. According to the study, 77 percent of American workers plan to watch Super Bowl 50.

Breaking the Code in Electronic Healthcare Data

Dr. Timothy Imler | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology
Dr. Timothy Imler

These challenges will lead us to a future discussions on the utilization of natural language processing (NLP) for electronic healthcare data and statistical modeling to create the best methods for accurately identifying a true disease.

Do Polls Still Work If People Don't Answer Their Phones?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

Pollsters face a growing obstacle in gathering Americans’ opinions: getting people to answer their calls. The proportion of people called who answer...

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2016

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama just had a very good month in the polls. Not spectacular, mind you, but still better than any month since January of 2015. Essentially, Obama regained the job approval polling ground he lost over the previous two or three months.

New Hampshire: Live Free Or Die, But Always Break Late

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

When political observers characterize New Hampshire, host state of the first-in-the-nation primary on Feb. 9, one aspect that they typically focus on ...

Why The Polls Got The Democratic Caucus Right

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

While the Iowa caucuses provided a polling upset on the Republican side, most pollsters -- often in the same surveys -- fared much better with the Dem...

Media Shares The Blame For Polling Overhype In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Pollsters are taking a lot of heat from the public and the media for not anticipating Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) victory in Monday night’s Iowa cau...

Here's Why Polls Got The Republican Caucus Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled off an upset win in Iowa over not only Donald Trump but also the polls, which almost universally showed him behind. Tha...

The Public Policy Implications of Clinton's Emailgate

J.H. Snider | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
J.H. Snider

In the current frenzy to either bring Hillary Clinton down or hold her up, depending on which side you are on, the public policy implications of her email scandal ("Emailgate") are being ignored: how to prevent government officials from using private rather than government email systems for government business.

Many Who Support Gender Equality Still Refuse To Call Themselves Feminists

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.29.2016 | Women

Sure, we believe in gender equality... but don't call us feminists. That's the gist of a poll published on Jan. 27, conducted by the Washington Post ...

No, Jeb Bush Probably Isn't In Second Place In New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

The Twittersphere is abuzz about a New Hampshire poll from the Emerson College Polling Society that shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in a “surpris...

Surprise! White People Don't Really Care About School Diversity

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

Last century, white parents from Arkansas to Boston vigorously opposed the integration of local schools. Today, most white Americans still do not supp...

Donald Trump's Lead Isn't As Solid As It Looks

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

Late last week, NBC News released a poll declaring, “Trump More Than Doubles National Lead.” Similar headlines across the national press made it s...

How Polls Trick People Into Saying Dumb Things, Like Judge Judy Being On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Do you think Judge Judy is a member of the Supreme Court? Yes? Maybe? Doesn't matter. Anything less than "absolutely not" shows you've been failed by...

Presidential Hopefuls Are Excluding Millennials, According To Survey

Kelsey Clark | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

A new survey from GenFKD has confirmed our suspicions: Presidential candidates are not discussing the issues important to America's largest eligible voting demographic, the millennials. And Gen Y has noticed.

What's Stopping You From Traveling in 2016?

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 01.08.2017 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

My New Year's resolution is help everyone travel more, but since we're all different, I'm going to need a little help from you.

Why Your New Year's Resolution Has Already Failed and How to Get Back On Track

Allison Graham | Posted 01.08.2017 | Business
Allison Graham

For those, like me, who opted for nachos and wine with a friend instead of a trip to the gym and celery sticks on January 1st; please don't feel bad. New Year's Resolutions are designed to fail. Here's why and what you can do to get back on track.

How Pollsters Decide Who's A 'Likely Voter' Makes A Big Difference In Results

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

For all the challenges facing the election polling industry, one of the most basic remains figuring out whether people actually vote. Pollsters hoping...

Changing Your Job - Is it Worth it?

Sherri Thomas | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Sherri Thomas

A few years ago I hit a fork in my career road. Should I continue working in an organization where I felt undervalued and underappreciated - or leave and start over again? It was a gut-wrenching decision.

Twitter Users Passionately Debate How Dogs Should Wear Pants

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News

The Internet has a special talent for answering the questions we never knew we wanted the answers to. And its most recent debate has sparked a massive...

Fat Profits: Watching Oprah's Weight

Dr. Felicia Clark | Posted 12.28.2016 | Women
Dr. Felicia Clark

Say the name "Oprah" and you think of authenticity, integrity and living your best life. Ms. Winfrey has always advocated for living your best life "now" instead of later. Oprah is trusted. That is why her brand carries weight.

Jeb Bush Knocks Chris Christie For Credit Downgrades, N.J. Economic Woes

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- For the first time in the 2016 campaign, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) set his sights directly on New Jersey Gov. Chris Chris...