Pennsylvania

The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win
November 30, 2012

The Republican candidate really did think he was on track to become president. These poll numbers explain why.

Jay Rockefeller’s in Big Trouble in West Virginia—and So Are the Dems
November 29, 2012

It may be a long time before West Virginia votes to send another Democrat to Washington.

For the GOP, It's Colorado or Bust by 2016
November 16, 2012

It's "Colorado or bust" for the GOP over the next four years.

The GOP Can’t Afford to Ignore Cities Anymore
November 12, 2012

Nixon's suburban strategy isn't going to cut it for Republicans in 2016.

FreedomWorks Loses the Senate
November 07, 2012

FreedomWorks shot for the Senate this year, and fell far short.

Election Day’s Most Pressing Voting Irregularities: A Roundup
November 06, 2012

Update: As of 5 p.m. there have been 71,849 calls into Election Protection’s 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline. The trends throughout the day include confusion over voter ID requirements in multiple states; long lines at the polls in part due to early voting restrictions; and inadequate preparation throughout the country—not enough voting machines or polling officials—for a large voter turnout. One of the most significant updates include a number of reports coming out of Pennsylvania—specifically Philadelphia and Pittsburgh—that voters have been wrongfully removed from the voting rolls.

Virginia's Sneaky Voter ID Raises Few Alarms
November 06, 2012

Virginia's law has earned less scrutiny than other states' but, given the close race, could be more impactful.

Seven Underrated Counties
November 06, 2012

 Throughout the Bush years, Orange County, FL, Franklin County, OH, and Bucks County, PA ascended to national preeminence as the closest counties in the closest states in the 2000 election. In 2008, the diverse and well-educated new coalition counties, like Arapahoe, CO, Fairfax, VA, Wake, NC stole the show. In 2012, Obama could easily win every county listed above and lose the election. As the suburbs diversify and Republicans compensate with additional inroads into the countryside, the old swing counties of the Bush years have largely moved into the Democratic column.

Romney’s Final Dash Hints At Bleak View Of Race
November 05, 2012

It's fair to say that their campaign doesn't see an especially credible path without Ohio.

Daily Breakdown: Is It Really Tied In Pennsylvania? Probably Not.
November 04, 2012

The poll has a history of showing Romney doing well in Pennsylvania.

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