Florida

Daily Breakdown: Romney Trails In Must-Win Battlegrounds
September 14, 2012

The big picture: Obama continues to hold a modest but clear lead nationally and in critical battleground states like Ohio, Virginia, and Florida.  This is alot, so let’s digest it in segments. Good News For Obama Nearly every poll was consistent with a modest Obama lead nationally of about 4 points and a meaningful edge in the electoral college. Obama hit fifty percent in three national polls and led by four or more in four of the five national surveys.

Daily Breakdown: Fox News Poll Undermines Romney's Theory Of The Race
September 13, 2012

How do voters grade Obama's performance on the economy? Depends on what you think a "C" means.

Look Who’s Raiding Medicare Now
September 08, 2012

Romney-Ryan say their Medicare plan would affect current seniors. They're wrong and a new report suggets why.

Will the Conventions Move Florida or North Carolina?
September 07, 2012

While Obama and McCain got a host-state bounce in 2008, Obama and Romney might not get one in 2012.

This Week’s Big Political Story That Went Almost Entirely Unnoticed
August 30, 2012

The thousands of reporters who departed the nation’s capital to cover the Republican National Convention in Florida have done an admirable job covering an important political event. But a big story taking place in the national media’s own backyard, one arguably even more important than the convention, slipped by almost entirely unnoticed: the federal court case pitting South Carolina against the Department of Justice over the state’s controversial Voter ID law.

Meet 5 Up-and-Comers Showcased at the GOP Convention
August 28, 2012

Meet the newcomers in the RNC lineup, including a former Hooters promoter and a GOP governor who's slyly leaving the door for Obamacare funds.

Tampa May Have Hurricanes, But It Also Has Swing Voters
August 28, 2012

With Orlando trending Democratic, Tampa is the only big swing region left in America's most famous swing state.

Daily Breakdown: National Polls Show A Tight Race; Isaac Update
August 27, 2012

Isaac threatens the rest of the RNC with a landfall near New Orleans.

Isaac's New Threat To The RNC
August 27, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac could have charged at Tampa, but it didn’t. Instead, Isaac moved further west into the Gulf of Mexico. So although the risk posed by Isaac was enough to cancel the first day of the RNC, the reporters, delegates, and politicians gathered in Tampa will only need to deal with Isaac's gusty outer rain-bands.

An Early Electoral College Guide: Which States Will and Won't Matter in 2012
August 26, 2012

2012 is shaping up as an election in which the winner may earn victory not by virtue of winning the most votes, but on account of the Electoral College. If one candidate enjoys a popular vote edge of 2 percentage points or more, there’s virtually no chance that the other candidate will achieve a majority of the electoral votes.

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