Why Voter ID Laws Are Such a Big Deal

By: Wednesday August 15, 2012 7:51 am

Ever since Republicans won a big wave election in 2010 they have been putting in place all over the country new laws supposedly meant to address the essentially non-existent “problem” of in-person voter fraud. But such laws also tend to discourage “unlikely” voters from making the effort; this could have a significant effect on who wins the election.

Suffolk Poll: Scott Brown Leads by Nine in MA Senate Race

By: Friday February 17, 2012 9:15 am

Incumbent Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) currently holds a nine point lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, according to a new Suffolk University poll.

Why Romney Should Fear Third Party Candidates

By: Friday January 27, 2012 6:00 am

Romney only has a chance of winning because for a large number of voters Obama is completely unacceptable and Romney is the only possible alternative. Romney can’t afford for there to be other alternatives that look even semi-viable.

Santorum Stalling Out in New Hampshire

By: Monday January 9, 2012 8:15 am

Before the Iowa caucus Santorum’s support in New Hamshire was only in the low single digits according to most polls; immediately after Iowa he jumped up to around 10 percent. But since then Santorum hasn’t managed to gain any additional support.

Santorum Gets an Iowa Bump

By: Thursday January 5, 2012 1:00 pm

As expected, Rick Santorum’s extremely close second place finish in Iowa gives him a noticeable bump in the polls. Gallup’s national tracking poll found Santorum at just 6 percent in its tracking polling from 12/26-1/2. Now, just two days later, with the tracking poll including some post-Iowa numbers, Santorum is up to 11 percent in Gallup’s polling from 12/28-1/4.

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