03/01/2013 04:56 pm ET

Pie Charts And Pastry Polls 'Outliers'

Jon Lentz asks if internal campaign polls have been more accurate than media polls in New York City.

Raphael Ahren profiles Israeli 'kingmaker' Mark Mellman.

Jonathan Bernstein wants pollsters to probe deeper into perceptions of government "waste."

Annie Lowrey talks to Americans who approve of Congress.

Molly Ball lists the punditry assumptions that most annoy political scientists.

Harry Enten evaluates statistics experts' Oscar picks.

Nate Silver and Nate Cohn disagree at length over whether Democrats are "lucky."

Katy Steinmetz wonders about the point of PPP's sillier surveys.

Nathan Yau finds an amazing pie chart. (Backstory here.)