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A More Perfect Union, Part 3 | MIT Technology Review

A More Perfect Union, Part 3 | MIT Technology Review | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Part 3: How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters.
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How Obama Used Big Data to Rally Voters | MIT Technology Review

How Obama Used Big Data to Rally Voters | MIT Technology Review | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
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The Marriage Plot: Inside This Year's Epic Campaign for Gay Equality

The Marriage Plot: Inside This Year's Epic Campaign for Gay Equality | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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A FANTASTIC look at the long term & research efforts needed to change public opinion over time. 

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Microsoft Battles Google by Hiring Political Brawler Mark Penn

Microsoft Battles Google by Hiring Political Brawler Mark Penn | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Mark Penn made a name for himself in Washington by bulldozing enemies of the Clintons. Now he’s trying to do the same to Google, on behalf of its rival Microsoft.
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How Pollsters and Analysts Won Big on Election Day

How Pollsters and Analysts Won Big on Election Day | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
In this election cycle, three groups deserve much admiration: people who run political polls, those who analyze the polls and those who figure out how to help campaigns connect with voters.
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I Am Not Big Brother

I Am Not Big Brother | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Political campaigns don’t know anything more about your online behavior than any retailer, news outlet or savvy blogger.
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Why Hillary Clinton Would Be Strong in 2016 (It's Not Her Favorability Ratings)

Why Hillary Clinton Would Be Strong in 2016 (It's Not Her Favorability Ratings) | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Hillary Rodham Clinton would obviously be a formidable presidential candidate in 2016. But if she runs, one thing is almost certain: she won't be as popular as she is right now.
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Ticket-splitting goes out of style

Ticket-splitting goes out of style | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Yet another sign of polarization, this one drawn from the House map.
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This is an important trend that multiplies the need for GREAT data.  

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Petition asks W.H. to build Death Star - Patrick Gavin

Petition asks W.H. to build Death Star  - Patrick Gavin | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
White House petitions are all the rage these days, it seems, with people starting efforts both serious and not.
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The idiots are loose!

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A More Perfect Union, Part 2 | MIT Technology Review

A More Perfect Union, Part 2 | MIT Technology Review | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Part 2: How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters.
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Party Identity in a Gun Cabinet

Party Identity in a Gun Cabinet | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Whether someone owns a gun is a more powerful predictor of a person's political party than gender, sexual orientation or many other demographic traits.
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Just 37% Now Call Themselves Fiscal Conservatives - Rasmussen Reports™

Rasmussen Reports - The best place to look for polls that are spot on
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Crowdsourcing Campaign Spending: What We Learned From Free the Files

Crowdsourcing Campaign Spending: What We Learned From Free the Files | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
This fall, ProPublica set out to Free the Files, enlisting our readers to help us review political ad files logged with Federal Communications Commission. Here’s how we did it.
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Alaska: Future Swing State?

Alaska: Future Swing State? | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
With an elastic vote and a changing population, Alaska could continue to become more competitive in the coming years.
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Are Voter ID Laws Here to Stay?

Are Voter ID Laws Here to Stay? | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
The elections saw a furor over voter ID laws. So what's next for the laws?
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NBC's Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'victim' of conservative 'advocacy media'

NBC's Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'victim' of conservative 'advocacy media' | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd today called U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice a "victim" of conservative "advocacy media" while addressing her decision to withdraw from consideration for secretary of state.
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Can negative thinking be a positive? | Daniel Pink

Can negative thinking be a positive? | Daniel Pink | Political Consulting | Scoop.it
Do we try too hard to be happy? Has the relentless pursuit of happiness and positivity poisoned our ability to live a meaningful life? Oliver Burkeman
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