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Voters Pry NRA's Influence Out of Its Hands

Margie Omero | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

Candidates feeling cowed by NRA influence should fear no more. NRA spending this cycle was ineffective -- or at least insufficient.

Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan Shooting: Approval Of The War Is Down, But Is It Really Just Party Politics? | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The horrific killing of 16 Afghan civilians by an American soldier last weekend has exposed the war effort to renewed and deeper critici...

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).

Emily Swanson

Exit Polls 2010: See The Results | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See exit poll reports below, or scroll down for a guide on how to read them (and why to treat them with great skepticism) WASHINGTON – Voters wer...

Corporate Citizenship -- The Most Dangerous Game

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bryan Young

Chevron is planning a bid to access natural resources in sacred parts of the state of Utah and wants to bolster public support by dropping a string of donations around town. They are vultures, make no mistake.

Mark Blumenthal

Democratic Surge? Part II | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, I argued that a reported “jump” for Democrats in Gallup’s weekly tracking of the national generic U.S. House ballot was m...

Sam Stein

GOP Brand Has Declined Since Obama Took Office, According To New Polling Data | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite spending the last 9 months battering the president's agenda, the Republican Party has neither gained any traction with voters nor has it appre...

Expert Pollster Now Focused Strictly on Seven "True" Swing States

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

Based on Suffolk's current polling information, Paleologos believes that if just a few states like Ohio and Florida start significantly leaning toward Obama, the election will end in an enormous victory for the Democrat.

Tapping Barack Obama's Phone

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

When Obama eschewed the pundit's red-blue-purple state preoccupation during his '04 Democratic Convention speech, he was choosing poetry over polls.

New And Improved HuffPollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For February 24

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Polls have come to dominate the media's horse race coverage of political campaigns. Pundits and reporters constantly use them to tell us who's hot a...