THE BLOG
07/25/2007 09:34 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mid-Week Remainders

CBS's Kathy
Frankovic
provides some useful historical background on the application of random
probability sampling to political polling and explains why pollsters "make such
a big deal" about it.

ABC's Gary
Langer
explains "what we're after" in conducting national trail heat
surveys on the presidential nomination contests.

"Gallup Guru" Frank
Newport
has an answer for the many Ron Paul supporters who want to know to
ask why they have not been polled by Gallup.

The Washington Post's
Chris
Cillizza
profiles the 29% of adults favor an immediate withdrawal of troops
from Iraq
on the most recent Post/ABC News poll.

The Post's Jennifer
Agiesta
blogs an extensive list of historical highs and lows of presidential
job performance to compliment the Peter Baker analysis
I blogged
earlier today.

And speaking of the Bush job approval rating, TNR's Michael Crowley lists "some
other things roughly one in four Americans believe."