By Scott Whitlock CBS attempted to rewrite history on Monday with This Morning co-host Norah O’Donnell and network Director of Elections Anthony Salvanto declaring that the polls in 2016 weren’t wrong. That might be a surprise to anyone who trusted the numbers in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Helping Salvanto promote his new book on polling, …Continue reading "CBS Rewrites History: The Presidential Polls Weren’t Wrong in 2016"
Pro-life work in 2016 elections paying dividends for unborn babies By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been overwhelmingly reelected as Speaker of the House. Pro-life Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously reelected Senate Majority Leader on November 16. Today’s vote count for the Speaker position was …Continue reading "Pro-Life Rep. Paul Ryan Re-elected Speaker of the House"
By Dave Andrusko Hats off to Hotair.com’s “Allahpundit” for a fascinating analysis posted late last night. It is an endlessly intriguing look at data points in the exit polls that I had missed entirely. How many times did NRL News Today write about how the next President would nominee as many as three justices to …Continue reading "The critical importance of the Supreme Court to Donald Trump’s victory"
By Dave Andrusko One day out, know this for certain. No one but no one can tell you with anything approaching certainty how the presidential election will turn out. With that uncertainty in mind, before going any further, if you haven’t already voting, be sure you do tomorrow. Never, ever allow media gloom and doom …Continue reading "You can’t know whether pro-life Donald Trump or pro-abortion Hillary Clinton will prevail because…"
By Dave Andrusko First it was 12, then 6, now 4. That’s how much the advantage pro-abortion Hillary Clinton enjoys over pro-life Donald Trump has shrunk in less than one week. The election is eleven days away On Monday, ABC News told us Clinton was ahead by 12 points. On Wednesday a Washington Post/ABC News …Continue reading "With election 11 days away, Trump cuts Clinton’s advantage to just 4 points"
By Dave Andrusko As most of you know, my family is on vacation, so I am only checking in every other day to update our readers. Lots of very interesting developments since Tuesday on the presidential front. There are three fundamental dynamics that shape the contest between Republican Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the poster …Continue reading "Trump leads in two national polls, narrows the gap in another and in two state surveys"
By Dave Andrusko “Are the Polls Biased Against Trump?” read the headline yesterday on a website that is, shall we say, not the biggest fan of Donald Trump. As it happens, no sooner had I written the first sentence about that post when I ran across one those jaw-dropping examples of double-standard media coverage that …Continue reading "Intentional bias and unintentional undercount may be giving misleading portrait of presidential race"
By Dave Andrusko Last week, when NRL Political Director Karen Cross wrote about the November 3 victory of pro-lifer Matt Bevin in the Kentucky gubernatorial contest, she mentioned that, once again, the polls were way off. Those off-by-a-mile polls were, unfortunately, not an anomaly. Author and political analyst Michael Barone wrote about that today for …Continue reading "Why are political polls increasingly so inaccurate?"
By Dave Andrusko With the wave of abortion-related polls showing no signs of cresting, it’s useful to continue explaining and clarifying and demystifying what we’ve recently learned. For example, columnist Mark Shields asked how we “reconcile ….apparently contradictory positions.” That was a reference (a) to a slew of recent polls that showed the public was solidly …Continue reading "Can we make sense of recent abortion polls? Sure!"
By Dave Andrusko Like so many of you, my family has battened down the hatches as ‘Sandy’ comes roaring in. But as long as the power works, NRL News Today will be cranking out stories, including about the latest polling data. Quick summary of some major polls: Pro-life Mitt Romney continues to lead pro-abortion President …Continue reading "Eight days to go, presidential contest as tight as ever"
By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha First, thanks to all of you for the kind words about NRL News Today, particularly our attempt to keep you abreast of the latest polling data. If you look back at the last month of our stories, you will see two constants. We kept making the point that given the enormous …Continue reading "Where are the polls one day before the vice presidential debate?"
By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha “That’s a pretty disastrous six-point net swing in just a week, and the first time we’ve ever had Romney in the lead. It is in line with all other national polling showing Romney making gains in the wake of his debate performance last week.” — From the Daily Kos, reporting on …Continue reading "Polls keep coming Romney’s way, up by 2 in Daily Kos Survey"