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July 21, 2016 |
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After Donald Trump finishes his acceptance speech Thursday in Cleveland, he will have only 109 days to cobble together the 270 Electoral College votes necessary to win the White House. More than a dozen weeks is a lot of time in life, but not much in a pr...
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July 21, 2016 |
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Donald Trump was officially nominated as the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee on Day Two of the Republican National Convention.  As he received 1,725 delegates out of the 2,472 (more than the required 1,237 delegates necessary), there were still a number o...
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July 14, 2016 |
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In the next few weeks there will be much interest in “bounces”—the jump in the polls that most presidential candidates enjoy after their party’s convention. Gallup has found that since 1964 Democrats have received an average 5.8% post-convention bounce an...
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July 14, 2016 |
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As Republicans gather next week in Cleveland for their convention and Democrats prepare for their big show the following week in Philadelphia, both parties look to reset their campaigns for November.  What type of “bounce” in the polls will their presiden...
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July 07, 2016 |
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Political junkies are watching Hillary Clinton celebrate not getting indicted and Donald Trump bizarrely praise Saddam Hussein for killing “terrorists,” as both candidates ramp up attacks on each other. Meanwhile, the election’s foundation is being shaped...
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July 07, 2016 |
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A new Pew Research Center analysis points out that last election cycle, more Americans identified as “independents” (39%) than Democrats (32%) or Republicans (23%).  Of those independents, 17% leaned Democratic, while 16% leaned Republican.   ...
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June 30, 2016 |
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One of this year’s dominant news stories is how Donald Trump has roiled the GOP. Yet Democrats face an internal rupture that may be larger and more durable. That is my takeaway after reading “The Split,” the New Republic’s extraordinary June 14 symposium ...
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June 30, 2016 |
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This election, the Republican and Democratic candidates are both exceedingly well-known, for better or for worse.  Large majorities of voters consider each candidate’s weaknesses to be “serious” concerns, according to the latest NBC/WSJ poll.  For example...

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