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"Don't Mean Spit" Remainders


I'm in a day long meeting as part of my volunteer duties on the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion research. Meanwhile...

Politico's Jim Harris and Jim VandeHei review the new book by Clinton pollster Mark Penn and explore the parallels between Penn and former Bush advisor Karl Rove (via Ben Smith).

Republican pollster David Hill reaches some surprising conclusions about Hillary Clinton's favorable ratings among independents.

Gallup Guru Frank Newport looks at the plummeting confidence in the federal government.

Kathy Frankovic ponders the challenges of polling during a major crisis.

The Washington Post's Jennifer Agiesta looks at the Virginia favorable ratings of former Governor and potential Senate candidate Mark Warner.

Carl Bialik raises questions about another online survey about online activity.

And finally, via First Read, the quote of the week from Senator and presidential candidate Chris Dodd: "Polls don't mean spit."

 

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