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Jonathan Bernstein

Political Scientist who is the brains behind 'A Plain Blog about Politics'

Jonathan Bernstein appears in the following:

Explainer: "Skewed" Polling

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Republicans say that recent polling data favoring Obama is skewed. Jonathan Bernstein, political scientist who writes A Plain Blog About Politics, fact-checks the claim, and explains the tricky nature of party ID in polls.

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In Defense of Political Conventions

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Every four years, political conventions inspire absurd antics, from Vice President Al Gore's excruciatingly long smooch with then-wife, Tipper, to Clint Eastwood's recent conversation with an empty chair. Is it time to put an end to political pseudo-drama every four years?

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