What Difference at This Point Did It Make? – Day 2
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What Difference at This Point Did It Make? – Day 2

In our continuing series of posts following the 2016 Conventions, today, we are looking at data from the August Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey* on Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s selection for Vice President. Hillary Clinton’s selection Tim Kaine as her running mate, followed the first rule of such decisions – to “do no harm.” While […]

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What Difference At This Point Did It Make? – Day 1

Following the back-to-back Republican and Democratic Conventions, Hillary Clinton may be asking herself “What Difference At This Point Did It Make?” And, while the spate of recent post-convention head-to-head polling has been fairly positive for the Former Secretary of State, a look across several other measures from the latest NBCWSJ poll*, takes some of the […]

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How the 2016 Presidential Race Defies all the Rules and Remains Competitive

Until about a year ago when I told people what I do for a living, I got one of two responses – a blank stare or a prediction about the 2016 election. Now, I usually just get a three letter response and I’m pretty sure they don’t stand for “Wow, This is Fascinating!” Having the […]

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GALLUP: Being a Muslim not as disqualifying as being a Socialist

As a national conversation heats up about electing a hypothetical Muslim president, it’s worth noting being a Socialist, like Bernie Sanders is, is a deal-breaker for more Americans. A June Gallup survey found 60{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} of Americans would vote for a “generally well-qualified” Muslim candidate for president if one were nominated by their party and 38{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} […]

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Who cares if Presidential candidates are honest?

In a previous post I reported the precipitous drop in public perceptions that Hillary Clinton is “honest and straight-forward” as measured by the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey. I also noted the relative little damage this perception had on her standing as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination in 2016. So, who cares if a […]

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