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Not Much Post-Convention Bounce for Mitt

Poll changes mostly just 'noise,' says Nate Silver

(Newser) - Just days after the end of the Republican National Convention, it looks like Mitt Romney's "bounce" is pretty modest, writes Nate Silver for the New York Times . Rasmussen's poll produced the best result, giving Romney a five-point swing and a three-percentage-point lead now. Ipsos now has Romney... More »

Akin's New Logic: McCaskill Should Drop Out

Camp says McCaskill's 10-point lead shows weakness

(Newser) - The "legitimate rape" controversy has turned conservative Todd Akin from frontrunner to a 10-percentage-point trailer—48% to 38%—in the Missouri Senate race, reports ABC News . But despite the pounding in the polls and losing the support of the Republican Party, Akin is not about to drop out. In... More »

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