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The Iowa GOP Not Giving Up on Cain ~ 11/7/2011
So this past weekend I posted two race prediction posts for either an Obama/Romney or Obama/Perry general election in 2012. Both showed President Obama doing fairly well in the face of strong head ...
chriscom 11/07/2011 4 3 - 54
Predictions: Obama v. Perry 2012
Yesterday I laid out what is probably the most likely scenario for the 2012 general election for president, Obama v. Romney. Today I will focus on Rick Perry's chances against Obama as of today, ...
chriscom 11/06/2011 13 4 - 144
Predictions: Obama v. Romney 2012
The general election for the presidency of the United States in 2012 will be one of the most hotly contested races. The political cable news media is only getting more intense, and the bases on ...
chriscom 11/05/2011 38 9 - 182
Good Polling for Obama Continues ~ 11/3/11
Today's polls once again are a great sign for the Obama campaign, the White House, and Congressional Democrats that the American people are starting to get sick of the Republican candidates already ...
chriscom 11/03/2011 18 5 - 131
Obama's Up and Cain Surviving - 11/2/11
Today's polling data came fast and early with a flurry of both state and national polls from various organizations which help to both clarify and muddy the 2012 election picture.Obama's approval is ...
chriscom 11/02/2011 2 1 - 44
11/1/11 - Tuesday Polling Update - Cain Continues to Ride High
Today's polls provide show us that Herman Cain's support may be a lot more widespread than we thought, and that Mitt Romney, while to most sensible choice is still having a tough time garnering ...
chriscom 11/01/2011 4 2 - 41
10/31/11 Happy Halloween Polling Update
Happy Halloween everybody!! I'll be dressing up a bit later, so I decided to get the daily polling update ...
chriscom 10/31/2011 4 2 - 55
Looks Like Herm Has Some Staying Power...at least more than Perry!
The latest Iowa GOP poll shows that Herman Cain isn't going away, and I'm not convinced the Republican Primary will be a head to head battle between Romney and Perry. Yesterday, the Des Moines ...
chriscom 10/30/2011 9 - - 52
What do we teach in Social Studies?
Do we as teachers take the path of least resistance or do we struggle for something more? This question I think is essential for all teachers, future and current, to wrestle with as it will really ...
chriscom 10/29/2011 5 2 - 44
Obama's Approval by December
President Barack Obama will have a net neutral approval rating by December, and here's why. It has been a rough almost three years for Barack Obama. There's no doubt that Obama has faced a great ...
chriscom 10/28/2011 7 4 - 131
Ideas on Textbooks in Education
A lot has been made about the role of textbooks in the classroom, particularly with regard to Social Studies. Many say that they are a good resource that has helped to educate generations of ...
chriscom 05/24/2011 1 2 - 18
Columbus, History, and Teaching: Avoiding the Path of Least Resistance
Just a little background here...I am currently a student at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education and will be receiving my M.Ed. in Social Studies Ed in May 2011. For one of my classes I had to ...
chriscom 03/06/2011 9 3 - 51
NV-Sen Poll Shows Angle with lead over Tark and Reid
Quick diary here... a new Mason-Dixon poll from 6/1 to 6/3 of 500 GOP primary voters, and 625 general election voters show Angle with a lead over both of her primary challengers and over Harry Reid.
chriscom 06/06/2010 18 3 - 33
Iowa Race Ratings (6/5/2010)
Since my last post there have been a couple of polls that changed some of my predictions, not in a major way, but I just wanted to record what the most accurate picture currently is of some of the ...
chriscom 06/05/2010 16 8 - 38
My 2010 Senate Race Ratings..For What its Worth
So I have been doing some polling analysis using my method from the 2008 election for the 2010 Senatorial election cycle in a variety of states with competitive and non competitive races. I just ...
chriscom 06/04/2010 15 2 - 30
A Good Night for Liberal and Progressive Dems
Okay, so a couple of big primaries were today, most notably, the Democratic and Republican primaries in Kentucky, and the Democratic primaries in Pennsylvania and Arkansas. Adding to this insane ...
chriscom 05/18/2010 6 14 - 136
Working for the American People
Today there was a vote on the floor of the Senate to basically cap interest rates on credit cards, the details of which can be ...
chriscom 05/14/2009 1 - - 20
Cultural and Real Politics in America
I just recently finished a class on American Thought Since 1850, and much of what I learned revolves around history and politics and how it is shaped and formed through the stories we as citizens ...
chriscom 05/11/2009 1 - - 7
Republicans Moving Right
Currently, the Grand Ole' Party of Reagan and Bush are in quite a leadership crisis and there seems to be no apparent direction in which the majority of the party wishes to go. There are those who ...
chriscom 03/03/2009 8 2 - 2
What is Executive Experience
Today, I got an email from my uncle, a forwarded one of course, attempting to detail and compare Barack's executive experience to John McCain's. The two columns of comparison were years in Congress ...
chriscom 08/03/2008 15 4 1 -
If Hillary is Chosen as VP, Why We Should Accept It.
Tomorrow night, or on Wednesday, Barack Obama will successfully obtain the required number of delegates to become the nominee of the Democratic party for President of the United States. After this, ...
chriscom 06/02/2008 79 2 1 1
Lunsford by 5 points in KY Senate race.
Just a short diary to discuss this new poll out by Rasmussen. The poll gives Bruce Lunsford (D) a five point advantage over Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell. The poll reports 49% for ...
chriscom 05/27/2008 12 5 1 1
The Culmination of Clinton Shame.
Yesterday, Hillary Clinton made comments about the campaign and the Democratic nominating process. These comments can be found here.
chriscom 05/23/2008 4 4 - -
Battling Obama Bashing
We all know that there are way too many anti-Obama videos and commentary out there. Unfortunately, my uncle is one of those people spreading and promoting such distasteful, incorrect videos and ...
chriscom 05/13/2008 20 8 2 3
Insightful Clinton Comment
As we all now, Barack Obama has won the sate of North Carolina, and it seems to be a decisive one. I don't know if anyone has brought up this comment, but I think it is very relevant with regard to ...
chriscom 05/06/2008 35 21 1 19
Clinton's Divisive Comments
Throughout my short life (20 years and counting), I have always been a Democrat, a progressive, and some may even call me a liberal. When I was 9 years old in 1996, I remember making and putting a ...
chriscom 03/22/2008 17 5 1 2
Hillary's Doomed Strategy
Since Super Tuesday, we have heard from various media outlets, that Hillary Clinton's strategy has become to rely on wins in Ohio and Texas to prove her strength as a candidate. This is a political ...
chriscom 02/09/2008 77 11 1 1
A Change We Really Need
During this election season, we have heard many political figures, including John Edwards, Barack Obama, and to some degree Mitt Romney, expressing the need for change in Washington. After all ...
chriscom 01/31/2008 7 - - 1
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