Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Behind the Numbers: August 17, 2008 - August 23, 2008

New Data: Impact of Biden

Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden as his running mate is unlikely to shake-up the presidential horse race. In a new Washington Post-ABC News poll completed last night, three-quarters of voters said picking Biden would not sway their votes one way or the other. And about as many said they...

By Jon Cohen  |  August 23, 2008; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1423)
Categories:  Post Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

More in-tune? Voters Lean Obama

With John McCain and Barack Obama trading barbs about who is the more out-of-touch (real estate-wise), in two new national polls, the law professor turned senator appears to have the edge on the Navy pilot turned senator. In the CBS News-New York Times poll released last night, 55 percent of...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  August 21, 2008; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (400)
Categories:  Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Campaign 2008 Enters the Abortion Fray

Abortion, that perennial campaign issue, has made its grand entrance into the 2008 presidential contest. As the Post's Jonathan Weisman noted in today's front page article, both John McCain and Barack Obama have made attempts to reach out to those whose views on the issue differ from their own. Recent...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  August 20, 2008; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (120)
Categories:  Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

For Most, Obama's VP Likely a Blank Slate

Barack Obama's apparent short-list for the No. 2 slot contains names familiar to constituents and politicos, but little known nationwide. So the first challenge for his pick will be to cement a positive image with American public. Sparring with the GOP will follow. The last time several of the top...

By Jon Cohen  |  August 19, 2008; 6:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (115)
Categories:  Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company