Mark Blumenthal | July 18, 2008
Frank Newport tries to make sense of the summer "campaign doldrums."
Rhodes Cook sees a new electorate in the making.
Jennifer Agiesta examines what increases in African American turnout might mean for Barack Obama in the South.
Patrick Murray responds to David Moore on swing voters.
Jay Cost reviews past vote returns from Ohio.
Mark Mellman says media accounts are too quick to minimize Barack Obama's lead.
David Hill, risking wrath from the "The Pollsters Protection Union," says we could do with fewer summer polls.
Gary Andres argues that independent-leaners behave like "base" partisans.
Alan Abramowitz argues that Obama's problem with white voters is no worse than previous Democratic candidates.
Chris Cillizza sees evidence of the Obama Clinton scars healing among Democrats.