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September 27, 2013 8:07 AM The 2016 Campaign Is On -- But Stop Gaming Out Iowa

Yes, the 2016 nomination battles are on, and reporting on them is a great idea. That said: let's not get ahead of ourselves. It's too early to game out Iowa, much less the events after that. It's too early to...

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 09, 2013 8:04 AM Rick Santorum, Still Not Going Away

Byron York had an column on Rick Santorum earlier in the week, featuring an interview, and asserting that "Santorum will again be underestimated" as a presidential candidate in 2016. Now, for one thing, he repeats the "runner-up" nonsense. But we...

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 07, 2013 12:19 PM Want to Win an Election? Raise Money Outside Your District.

Fascinating findings by Kristen Coopie Allen today. She looked at money in state legislative contests (lots of cases!) and, among other things, found one thing that I find particularly interesting: money raised from outside the district is a bit more...

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 01, 2013 1:35 PM Does a Presidential Candidate Really Need to Be an Average Joe?

Chris Cillizza, on why Chris Christie is a strong candidate: As Mitt Romney, John Kerry and Al Gore can attest — and not in a good way — being, or at least seeming, like an average Joe is critically important...

By Jonathan Bernstein

June 25, 2013 11:20 AM How Campaigns Work Without Polling

I've just returned from the European Political Science Association conference in Barcelona. One of the more interesting papers I saw was a study of the effect of polling on campaigns. In the paper, Philipp Denter and Dana Sisak note that dozens...

By Seth Masket