08/03/2010 03:58 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Meh 'Outliers'

Mark Ambinder says Obama may have a "meh" effect on the midterms.

Tom Jensen compares 2010 Republicans to 2006 Democrats.

Ezra Klein notes divided public opinion on the Bush tax cuts.

The National Center for Disaster Preparedness surveys Gulf Coast residents on the oil spill.

CNN surveys respondents on characteristics of the Parties.

Nate Silver thinks polling on the mosque near Ground Zero may be misleading.

Andrew Gelman points to academic literature on social desirability bias in surveys.