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May 09, 2013 9:41 AM What Campaign Strategies Really Mattered in the 2012 Presidential Race?

As part of a look at how much campaigning actually mattered in this most recent presidential election I’ll report on some of what Lynn Vavreck and I have found in our work for The Gamble.What we didLynn and I were...

By John Sides

May 08, 2013 9:07 AM Obama’s Voter Mobilization Was Barely More Effective than Romney’s

As part of a mini-symposium on campaign effects in 2012, I welcome this guest post by Ryan Enos and Anthony Fowler.  The first post in this sequence, by Michael Franz, is here.*****Does the 2012 Obama campaign deserve the hype?  Many...

By John Sides

March 14, 2013 11:53 AM Meet the Man Who Showed Us Romney’s Hidden Side

History sometimes has a way of tying itself up with a little bow. That’s the way I felt in January when I introduced Scott Prouty, the bartender-turned- videographer who helped sink Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, to Teddy Goff, the 28-year-old...

By Jonathan Alter

March 04, 2013 12:00 PM Mitt Romney Writes his Own Obituary

To Chris Wallace, about “47%.” What I said is not what I believe. Just for double irony: it’s clear that the 47% line was the one thing Romney really did and does believe: he said it again, in different words,...

By Mark Kleiman

December 03, 2012 12:32 PM Those Romney Internal Polls

The New Republic's Noam Scheiber has (some of) Mitt Romney's internal polling from the last weekend of the campaign, and has discussed it with Romney pollster Neil Newhouse. It's worth a few comments. First, as Andrew Rudalevige notes, these polls...

By Jonathan Bernstein