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Nate Silver
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MLB games are getting slower, and the Yankees and Red Sox are by far the worst offenders. 53eig.ht/1f2UNwx pic.twitter.com/9BEOd27cfj
♫It's Friday, Friday, everyone's buyin' weed on Friday♫, reports @WaltHickey. 53eig.ht/1gGjsaL
Here's why a plan to circumvent the Electoral College is probably doomed: 53eig.ht/1maOuyB
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You're 3.5x more likely to become long-term unemployed if you lose your job at the wrong time: 53eig.ht/1jMY9Io
Nice piece by @ForecasterEnten on the Senate, weighing head-to-head polls against Obama's poor approval ratings. 53eig.ht/1j2xRjp
Per @Neil_Paine, controlling the strike zone predicts MLB teams' future W-L record as well as W-L record itself: 53eig.ht/1nbFJ7J
In Denver, it snows more in April than in January. 53eig.ht/1gADEuE pic.twitter.com/rNDj0RWjBu
Are higher-quality newspapers doing a better job of retaining readers? We sure hope so, but the data is mixed: 53eig.ht/1jHPOpl
Great @bencasselman post on @DataLab538: cutting unemp. benefits doesn't seem to help the long-term unemp. find work: 53eig.ht/1eBeHEr
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"What is the probability, given that Ross painted a happy tree, that he then painted a friend for that tree?" 53eig.ht/1eq6UsN
Taking another look at what would happen if you turned Hammerin' Hank into Homerless Hank: 53eig.ht/1m2zpza
Contrary to stereotypes, many Republicans have moderate views on immigration. fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/like-b…
What are Vance McAllister’s chances of re-election if he doesn't resign? A jungle primary may complicate things. 53eig.ht/1i9xENr
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re: Jeb. We found some polling on the Common Core. It's not that controversial, even among conservative Republicans. 53eig.ht/1ewQNV5
"Colbert ranked first among the 15 hosts whom we searched for, at 16 Arsenios." 53eig.ht/1gcvoRo
Is Jeb Bush a "terrible candidate"? Not based on the poly sci research, says @ForecasterEnten: 53eig.ht/1hE4xx2
We recently did a survey on @StephenAtHome. Small sample, but 30% of his audience is <30 vs. just 7% for Letterman. 53eig.ht/OKKB4J
Do mammograms violate the assumption that "more information cannot generate worse decisions"? Here's @ProfEmilyOster: 53eig.ht/OJhjDy
If Hank Aaron had 0 home runs instead of 755, he'd still be a Hall of Famer: 53eig.ht/1kMmpK4
Correlation may not be causation. But the gender pay gap is wider in states with fewer women in political office: 53eig.ht/1k5mUAp