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Mid-Week Remainders


CBS's Kathy Frankovic provides some useful historical background on the application of random probability sampling to political polling and explains why pollsters "make such a big deal" about it.

ABC's Gary Langer explains "what we're after" in conducting national trail heat surveys on the presidential nomination contests.

"Gallup Guru" Frank Newport has an answer for the many Ron Paul supporters who want to know to ask why they have not been polled by Gallup.

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza profiles the 29% of adults favor an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq on the most recent Post/ABC News poll.

The Post's Jennifer Agiesta blogs an extensive list of historical highs and lows of presidential job performance to compliment the Peter Baker analysis I blogged earlier today.

And speaking of the Bush job approval rating, TNR's Michael Crowley lists "some other things roughly one in four Americans believe."

 

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