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Nate Silver
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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
Wyoming, the Equality State, was the first to give women the right to vote, but has the highest gender pay gap. 53eig.ht/1hYtYy2
Which MLB players are a standard deviation above average in all 5 tools? Gonzalez, Harper, Puig, Tulo. 53eig.ht/1mWhiuX
What's happening tonight in the women's NCAA final has never happened in any other team sport. 53eig.ht/1kmO1tn pic.twitter.com/gVvu15DRnP
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.@bencasselman finds both the poor and the rich are experiencing more inflation than the middle class: 53eig.ht/1hkN8zs
Clear eyes full hearts explain the news: vox.com
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Are Americans center-right or center-left? Maybe both. This paper by @MattGrossmann and @DaveAHopkins is fascinating: conference.mpsanet.org/papers/archive…
The exception was Intel, where 60% of employee donations in 2008 were pro Prop 8 (against gay marriage): 53eig.ht/1hdtkxT
In 2008, 83% of employee donations at top Silicon Valley firms were pro gay marriage. 96% at Google, 94% at Apple. 53eig.ht/1hdtkxT
.@DataDhrumil joins us from Amazon, where he was working as a software engineer. Before that, he was a fellow at Northwestern's @knightlab.
Pleased to announce that @FiveThirtyEight has hired Dhrumil Mehta (@DataDhrumil) as a database journalist. (1/2)
.@bencasselman: The private sector has finally regained the jobs it lost during the recession. 53eig.ht/1dXSMGL
And @etangreen looks at whether umpires are afraid to call 3rd strikes. (Spoiler: yes). 53eig.ht/1mMxvmu
Two really fun baseball pieces up. First, @skepticalsports looks at whether Mike Trout has already had his peak. 53eig.ht/Of81z2
"Super Zips" helped vault Terry McAuliffe (@GovernorVA) into office. Democrats can't count on such areas in 2014. 53eig.ht/Pixed0
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