Uncategorized | 1:42 pm | January 9, 2008 | By Nniarchos

For some McCain supporters, students included, ‘the happiest moment’ ever

NASHUA, N.H., 1:45 p.m. — Indeed, Arizona Senator John McCain’s campaign still has the Vietnam War feel. Middle-aged men in trenchcoats and sneakers cruise the peripheries. Old CIA types and red-tie, blue-suit Republicans squeeze through the crowd. Even the Crowne Plaza hotel, where his victory rally was held last night, seemed to cling to the »

Uncategorized | 5:53 pm | January 7, 2008 | By Ytorbati

Game theorist Fox: Voting is irrational

NORMAN, Okla., 5:50 p.m. — Considering what many voters perceive as the often disingenuous, self-interested and intricate nature of modern political campaigns, it is no surprise that game theorists — those who study strategic interactions between agents — have turned to American politics as a field ripe with opportunities for analysis. Yale’s own Justin Fox, »

Uncategorized | 8:30 pm | January 6, 2008 | By Yale Daily News

CNN: Obama leads by 10 points in New Hampshire

WASHINGTON, 8:35 p.m. — A new CNN-WMUR poll released this evening shows Senator Barack Obama with a commanding 10-point lead over Senator Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 among likely Democratic primary voters two days before Granite State voters cast their ballots. The poll, conducted Saturday and today, suggests Obama may be capitalizing on the momentum from »

Uncategorized | 6:23 pm | January 5, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

New poll: Clinton and Obama tied in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H., 6:23 p.m. — As if it weren’t obvious already, the New Hampshire primary is going to come down to the wire. A new poll released minutes ago by CNN and WMUR, a Manchester television station, places Senator Barack Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton LAW’73 in a statistical tie among likely voters in this »

Uncategorized | 2:51 pm | January 4, 2008 | By Zabrahamson

Chuck Laudner, the morning after, on 2008: ‘Year of the new voter’

DES MOINES, Iowa, 2:45 p.m. – “It’s like the morning after a party,” Iowa State Republican Party Exectuive Director Chuck Laudner says, surveying the phone banking room that looks like a fraternity ripped through it. “Everyone just picks up and goes home, and we’ve got to clean up.” And that’s just what it is: the »