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Karl Rove: Sifting the Numbers for a Winner

Karl Rove: Sifting the Numbers for a Winner

It comes down to numbers. And in the final days of this presidential race, from polling data to early voting, they favor Mitt Romney. He maintains a small but persistent polling edge. As of yesterday afternoon, there had been 31 national surveys in the previous seven days. Mr. Romney led in 19, President Obama in seven, and five were tied. Mr. Romney averaged 48.4%; Mr. Obama, 47.2%. The GOP challenger […]

Where do you live?

Where do you live?

By Joe Keck We have less than a week to decide which direction this (once?) great Nation will go. There’s a divide in this country. And it is one of more than a little import. One might even apply the term ‘Civil War’ to the chasm that separates the two sides, the two America’s that we – Americans – all live in. Perhaps it has always been this way, but […]

Facebook Censors Navy SEALs to Protect Obama on Benghazi-Gate

Facebook Censors Navy SEALs to Protect Obama on Benghazi-Gate

Over the weekend, Facebook took down a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC SOS which highlighted the fact that Obama denied backup to the forces being overrun in Benghazi. The message was contained in a meme which demonstrated how Obama had relied on the SEALS when he was ready to let them get Osama bin Laden, and how he had turned around and denied them when they called for […]

Chance of Split Electoral-Popular Vote Very Real – Charlie Cook

Chance of Split Electoral-Popular Vote Very Real – Charlie Cook

Despite the playing field pretty much agreed upon, when you get down to the last handful or so of states, the best polling firms from each party are coming up with widely disparate results, with very different turnout assumptions as the best explanation for the disparity. With President Obama pulling 90 to 95 percent of the African-American vote, 70 percent of Latinos, and 60 percent of the 18- to 29-year-old […]

New Gallup Poll Should Have Chicago Sweating…Profusely

New Gallup Poll Should Have Chicago Sweating…Profusely

I’ve now seen three commentaries on the latest Gallup poll, and they’re telling a consistent story: Chigago is, or should be, sweating profusely about these latest polling numbers. And the evidence is they are. The Eye Candy: National Polls. National polls are great and continue to give encouraging news of a Mitt 2-4% lead. The RealClearPolitics average of polls gives Mitt a solid 1% edge. The latest poll in that […]