Former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist To Speak at Democratic Convention For Obama

By: Monday August 27, 2012 11:57 am

The one thing both parties seem to be obsessed about at their conventions is party switchers, elected officials that were once members of one party endorsing the candidate of the other party. In this vein Democrats have managed to secure former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, for their convention. Crist will probably end up [...]

Obama Still Leads in Florida, Wisconsin and Ohio

By: Thursday August 23, 2012 10:04 am

President Obama continues to lead Mitt Romney in the two biggest swing states, Florida and Ohio, according to a new Quinnipiac/CBS/NYT poll. With a combined 47 electoral votes between them, it will be very difficult for Romney to possibly win without beating Obama in at least one of them. The poll also found that Obama [...]

Obama Over 50 Percent v. Romney in Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania

By: Wednesday August 1, 2012 10:33 am

Some very good news for the Obama campaign this morning. The latest Quinnipiac University/ CBS News/New York Times swing state poll has Obama at or above 50 percent in a matchup with Mitt Romney in the three largest swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. This is their first poll of likely voters this cycle. [...]

Obama and Romney Tied in Florida

By: Tuesday July 31, 2012 1:29 pm

Florida is not only the largest swing state with the most electoral votes up for grabs, but it has also remained one of the closest in the presidential polling. The latest PPP finds the state is essentially tied, with Obama technically having just a single point lead. From PPP: PPP’s first likely voters poll of [...]

Obama Holds Lead in Three Big Swing States

By: Wednesday June 27, 2012 10:15 am

President Obama holds a significant lead in the three biggest swing states this year: Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Together these swing states hold 67 electoral votes. New polling from Quinnipiac found Obama leading Mitt Romney by more than each poll’s margin of error. From Quinnipiac: 1. If the election for President were being held today, [...]

Large Generational Divide Among White Voters

By: Friday May 18, 2012 11:41 am

Among white voters there is a clear generational divide among who they plan to support in the Presidential race this year, but there is not a similar age divide among non-white voters. In general, younger whites are more likely to support President Obama than older whites, but among non-whites all age groups support Obama equally. [...]

Obama and Romney Tied in Florida and Ohio

By: Thursday May 10, 2012 10:32 am

Florida and Ohio are again living up to their reputations of being the big presidential swing states. Two new polls show that in both states President Obama and Mitt Romney are currently tied. A new poll from Suffolk University found that Obama holds only a single point lead in Florida Suffolk University (5/6-5/8) Obama 46% [...]

Obama, Romney Effectively Tied in Florida, Ohio

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 10:54 am

In the past month Mitt Romney has significantly gained on President Obama in several key swing states, according to Quinnipiac polling. Currently Obama has the lead in Pennsylvania but is effectively tied with Romney in both Florida and Ohio. From Quinnipiac: Florida: Romney with 44 percent to Obama’s 43 percent, too close to call; Ohio: [...]

Obama, the Buffett Rule and Its Chance of Ever Happening

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 5:19 pm

What was said: President Obama has been hammering the so called “Buffett Rule” as a key part of his 2012 campaign and an important way to distinguish himself from Republicans on issues of economic justice and deficit reduction. Obama was in Florida today pushing the Buffett Rule, while his administration released a new report on [...]

Romney’s Substantial Cash Advantage

By: Wednesday February 1, 2012 12:44 pm

Mitt Romney won Florida partly because he was able to bury his opponents with negative ads. In Florida Romney and his allied SuperPAC outspent Newt Gingrich and his SuperPAC by a margin of four to one. Looking at the FEC filing report data, Romney has the money, if needed, to continue a strategy of crushing [...]

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