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CBS: Obama Has 'Huge Opportunity' in Hurricane Aftermath; Plays Up 'Edge on Empathy'

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford hyped the cleanup from Hurricane Sandy as a "huge opportunity" for President Obama to display his leadership skills, as opponent Mitt Romney currently ...
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Hi, Ho, Nate Silver: NYTimes' Star Pollster Bolsters Fading Democratic Spirits Once Again

The closer Election Day looms, the more often New York Times' golden-boy pollster Nate Silver is thrust from his nytimes.com home into the print edition, with a poll analysis rallying the ...
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Hi, Ho, Nate Silver: NYT's Star Pollster Bolsters Fading Democratic Spirits Once Again

The closer Election Day looms, the more often New York Times' golden-boy pollster Nate Silver is thrust from his nytimes.com home into the print edition, with a poll analysis rallying the ...
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New Gallup Poll Shreds CNN's Speculation on Women, Abortion and the GOP

After a USA Today/Gallup poll showed women in swing states voting abortion the most important election issue, CNN hyped the news and cast a wary eye toward "controversial" Republican positions as ...
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Nate Silver Disses Gallup Poll That 'Turned Out Badly' in 2008, Missing by 4...But So Did the NYT's Poll

The Times young star pollster Nate Silver dismissed the Gallup poll as overrated, noting it turned out badly in 2008, overestimating Obama's win by four points. But so did the New York Times' last ...
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CBS: Be 'Really, Really Skeptical' About 'Outlier' Gallup Poll with Romney Up; No Issue Back in September with Obama Up

On Friday's CBS This Morning, John Dickerson was all too eager to pour cold water on the latest Gallup daily tracking poll that has Mitt Romney with a seven-point lead over President Obama: "There ...
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NYTimes Ignores Gallup's Romney Lead, Devotes Full Story to Outdated Online Poll of Youth for Obama

The Times' Susan Saulny hypes an outdated online poll of young people as a "lost opportunity" for Mitt Romney, while the paper ignored data from the respected Gallup organization showing Romney ...
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ABC and CBS See Romney 'Gaining Ground' Post-Debate, NBC Claims 'Not Much of an Impact'

While the ABC and CBS morning shows on Thursday focused on a tightening presidential race following Mitt Romney's winning performance in the first debate, on NBC's Today, political director ...
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CBS Trumpets Obama's 'Growing Lead' in Own Poll; Barely Mentions Republicans' Enthusiasm to Vote

Norah O'Donnell was ready to tie the toe tag on Mitt Romney's presidential campaign on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, as the morning newscast hyped the latest numbers from the Quinnipiac ...
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CBS Touts Unnamed 'Panicked' Republicans' 'Real Sense of Fear That Romney Really Has One Last Shot'

Thursday's CBS This Morning was practically ready to sound the death knell for Mitt Romney's campaign, with John Dickerson playing up "the real sense of fear" among anonymous Republican sources ...
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