Hillary Clinton and Time for a Change

Over the past few election cycles Americans have come to love political poll watching. Like a slowly run horse race, we religiously tune into the latest results to see how the candidates are jockeying for position and who will be in the lead for the home stretch. We have even elevated statisticians and political scientists…
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Democrats’ “Blue Wall” Could Come Crumbling Down

Elections often come to be dominated by a central theme. In 2008 it was the “hope and change” offered by a fresh-faced candidate, in 2010 it was a repudiation of government overreach as defined by the stimulus and Obamacare, 2012 was the year of identity politics, and 2014 was a vote against Sen. Harry Reid’s…
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Thin-Skinned Democrats Push Back Against Nate Silver

Democrats have become the party that is scared of their own shadow. They are scared of President Obama stepping foot in their district, they are frightened about Obamacare’s impact on their election chances, they are terrified of the Koch-brothers-bogeyman, and now they are fearful of…statistician Nate Silver? Although Silver has long been known among fantasy…
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