Minnesota

Daily Breakdown: Obama Enters November With The Advantage
November 01, 2012

Wednesday's polls showed Obama well-positioned across the battleground states.

Don't Judge Strategy From Spending
October 31, 2012

Instead, follow the polls and the candidates.

Minnesota 2012
October 29, 2012

2008 results:  Public Domain   Electionate coverage:   Why Romney Is Buying Ads in Minnesota | 10/26/2012 How Romney Turned a Blue State Into a Swing State | 7/23/2012 Super PAC Expands Midwestern Playing Field | 7/12/2012 Why Isn't Romney Competing in Minnesota? | 6/19/2012     View Nate Cohn’s most recent posts, or return to Electionate’s Electoral Map.

Why Romney Is Buying Ads in Minnesota
October 26, 2012

It's probably a bid for Wisconsin and momentum.

Blue States are from Scandinavia, Red States are from Guatemala
A theory of a divided nation
October 05, 2012

America is divided over two different visions of state and society. 

Um, About That Medical Device Tax...
September 28, 2012

Senator-turned-lobbyist Evan Bayh says a new tax will kill the medical device industry. Really?

Top Research Institutions and Long-Run Regional Prosperity
September 24, 2012

In 1906, James McKeen Cattell of Columbia University assembled a list of the 1000 most eminent American scientists of his day and published an analysis of their geographic distribution in the journal Science, including the 40 cities with at least five top scientists. Those cities correspond to 30 metropolitan areas today. Those metropolitan areas were home to 26 percent of 1900 U.S. population but 78 percent of the nation’s top scientists. Today, these metropolitan areas account for 24 percent of the U.S. population and 42 percent of U.S.

Daily Breakdown: Romney's Chances Are In Jeopardy
September 24, 2012

Obama's four point lead is alot better than it might look.

With Sports and Gays, It Will Get Better—But Not Just Because of Chris Kluwe
September 12, 2012

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is right about gay rights, but he's not the norm.

Why Romney's Money Advantage is No Game-Changer
September 10, 2012

With the memory of the conventions fading and initial signs pointing toward an Obama bounce, attention is already turning to Romney’s ability to mount a comeback. In the minds of many, Team Romney’s financial advantage tops the list of reasons for Republican optimism. Indeed, the Romney campaign and its allied super PACs are poised to spend millions on a historic advertising campaign that some argue could bury Obama and swing undecided voters toward Romney. And yet ... There are good reasons to doubt whether Romney will get his money’s worth.

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