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.
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
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.