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Gaming Out How the GOP Should Handle the SCOTUS Opening

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has dramatically altered the political landscape and has set the country up for yet another high profile showdown between the parties as each...Read more

Why the GOP Can’t Dislodge Donald Trump

The prevailing wisdom about Donald Trump’s candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination is that voters backing the GOP front runner are, on the whole, white , older, less educated , and blue...Read more

PAAR In 2016: A Democratic Edge

In July of 2012, we released our state-by-state predictions of where support for the Democratic and Republican candidates for President would likely end up, using our PAAR model (Percentage Above...Read more

Ann Coulter War on Math

While many have found Ann Coulter’s June 17th op-ed published in The Hill to be offensive to minorities, we find it also offensive to arithmetic. In her piece, ( in case you haven’t read it ) Coulter...Read more

The LPS Washington Update: Noteworthy Polling Results

Today is everyone's favorite day of the year and what better way to take your mind off taxes than some new and interesting data? In our newest Washington Update, you will find maps showing the...Read more

The LPS Washington Update

2016 calendar with the latest dates of primary debates and elections, as well as recent polling on race and ethnicity.Read more

2016 Election Infographic

With news of Jeb Bush announcing that he is considering a run for the presidency, we thought it would be interesting to look into not just the horse race as it stands over a year out, but also how...Read more

Is it panic time for Dems in the race for Colorado governor?

This article was orginally posted on Republic 3.0 After weeks of polls showing that the Colorado’s governor’s race was either too close to call or leaning favorably toward incumbent Democratic...Read more

The Rise Of Online Harassment

Recently there's been a lot of attention in the news on issues involving the internet from "net neutrality" to the recent Supreme Court decision on Aereo, but what hasn't received as much attention...Read more

Why the Sequester Is Likely to Happen

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of chatter about the Congressional sequester cuts going through and shock from some that we have reached this point. This astonishment is somewhat...Read more

The Power of Incumbency

With President Barack Obama currently in the process of filling vacancies in his cabinet—already one current United States Senator has gotten the nod—and with the retirement of Senators Rockefeller,...Read more

Predictable Presidential Results Post-Election

As many might remember in July of this year we released the results of our presidential electoral model to predict the results of the 2012 election. As opposed to many predictive models out there (...Read more

NATE SILVER EAT YOUR HEART OUT

As many might remember in July of this year we released the results of our presidential electoral model to predict the results of the 2012 election. As opposed to many predictive models out there (...Read more