Category Archives: Republicans

Here’s Proof Some Pollsters Are Putting A Thumb On The Scale

Introduction by Ken Feltman: This is perhaps the most important news about political polls to come out of the 2016 election: Nate Silver and others at FiveThirtyEight have the statistics to establish that some pollsters, intentionally or not, skew their … Continue reading

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How would a contested election work? Five things to know

    by Pete Williams Recounts and legal challenges can take months to play out, but not in the election of a president: the Constitution sets strict deadlines. Source: How would a contested election work? Five things to know

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The State of Play With a Dozen Days to Go

By Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley Another week has passed in the presidential race and it appears that Donald Trump is not making up much if any ground on Hillary Clinton. Last month, we coined the term … Continue reading

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Trump Allies Focus Anger on Another Target: GOP Leaders

By JEREMY W. PETERS and MAGGIE HABERMAN (New York Times) Some of the loudest voices on the right seem poised to channel that anger into one of their favorite and most frequent pursuits: eating their own. Some in the deeply … Continue reading

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A generation of GOP stars stands diminished: ‘Everything Trump touches dies’

Republicans who backed Trump risk being mowed down in the wreckage of his campaign. By Philip Rucker of the Washington Post Trump’s turbulent campaign, on display here at Sunday night’s second presidential debate with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, has damaged … Continue reading

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