A Santorum Surge? Or, A Statistical Blip?

A new poll shows Santorum surging ahead of Mitt Romney nationally

Low Turnout A Sign Of Burnout?

Are the American people tuning out of politics altogether?

Obama Crusin’ For A November Bruisin’?

Things aren’t all sunshine and roses for the Obama 2012 campaign.

Obama Presidency Still Polarizing, Bipartisanship Still Dead

American politics is as polarized as ever, and it shows no signs of changing regardless of who wins in November.

Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney Clash In Subdued Tampa Debate

Monday’s debate in Tampa was a far more subdued affair than what we saw last week.

Gingrich Leads In Two New Florida Polls

It’s Day One of the Battle For Florida.

Mitt Romney’s Trend Problem

The GOP has a problem regarding the economy: it is getting better.

Mitt Romney Surges In National Polls

Republicans are rallying behind their eventual nominee.

Did We Really Need 17 Debates Before The New Hampshire Primary?

Can anyone bring the primary debate schedule under control?

40 Percent of Americans Identify as Independents; 10 Percent Actually Independents

A record number of Americans don’t consider themselves a member of either party.

The Presidency That Republicans Would Rather Forget

The Republican candidates for President have apparently forgotten that this guy was their party’s nominee twice.

Debunking Yet Another Obama-Clinton Fantasy, Two of Them Actually

Once again, people are engaging in largely mindless speculation involving Hillary Clinton.

A Futures Market In Election Results?

Could traders soon be betting on the outcome of the Presidential elections? Should they be?

USA World’s Most Charitable Nation

The United States tops the world in giving money, volunteering time, and helping strangers.

USA Still Christian Nation

In a blinding flash of the obvious, Gallup finds that “Christianity Remains Dominant Religion in the United States.”

How The House Republicans Completely Mishandled The Payroll Tax Cut Debate

The House GOP doesn’t seem to have any idea what it’s doing right now.

Gingrich No Longer Frontrunner

Newt Gingrich has fallen into a statistical tie with Mitt Romney in the latest Gallup poll, mirroring his decline in other recent surveys.

Is The Gingrich Surge Petering Out?

Signs that Newt Gingrich’s rise may be faltering.

The War In Iraq Is Finally Over

After 3,193 days and more than 4,000 lives, the American war in Iraq is officially at an end.

Americans Fear Big Government More Than Big Business

A new Gallup poll indicates that it is Big Government, not Big Business, that most concerns the American public.

American Voters Still Schizophrenic When It Comes To Congress

Once again, Americans hate Congress but seem to love their Congressperson.

Newt Leads Nationally

100 Greatest Guitarists

Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” for 2011 is much different than their “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” for 2003.

Newt Gingrich Slightly Leading In New Gallup Poll

Are these The Final Two?

Accusations Starting To Hurt Cain In The Polls

Polls are starting to show signs that the sexual harassment allegations are starting to hurt Herman Cain.

The Key Question for Republicans Regarding November 2012

Is public dissatisfaction with Obama also a cry for a conservative revolution?

Obama’s Poll Rebound: Almost As Many Approve as Disapprove!

By popular demand: An assessment of the latest polling numbers.

Obama Approval Up! Or Not!

Don’t confuse modest bumps in a polling trend with actual changes in the thing being polled.

More on the Electoral College v. a Popular Vote

Yes, again with the EC.

The Utter Folly Of Herman Cain’s “9-9-9” Plan

Now that he’s a top tier candidate, it’s hard to see how Herman Cain’s tax plan can withstand serious scrutiny.

Two New Polls Confirm It’s A Romney/Cain/Perry Race, For Now

The Republican race remains as fluid as it has ever been.

Romney’s Mormon Problem Returns

Is Mitt Romney’s religion returning as an issue for Republican voters?

Obama’s Populism At Odds With His Path To Re-Election

The partisan crowds like President Obama’s populist rhetoric but it seems ill-suited for his re-election strategy.

Are Blacks Abandoning Obama?

Dick Morris has a penchant for counter-intuitive analysis. And for being wildly wrong.

Americans Not Buying What Either Political Party Is Selling

Neither political party is resonating with the public right now, and neither is acting in the manner the public would like.

What’s Wrong With Our Government

When the old rules don’t apply anymore, the system breaks down.

American Trust in Government at All-Time Lows

The latest Gallup poll shows a record 81 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the way the nation is being governed.