Uncategorized | 4:07 am | January 16, 2008 | By Yale Daily News

In Michigan, dropped-out Dodd garners 1 percent

NEW HAVEN, 12 a.m. — The Republican field moved one step close to completely gonzo this evening as former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney plowed his way to a victory in the Michigan GOP primary. Romney upped over McCain 38 to 31 percent in the fourth such nominating contest on the Republican side of the ticket; »

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 | 11:05 am | January 7, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

Romney loves change, too!

Updated at 6:35 p.m. STRATHAM, N.H., 11:05 a.m. — Mitt Romney spoke at the local Timberland factory this morning, and guess what? He wants to become president to — wait for it — “bring change”! In a 20-minute speech, Romney talked about “change” a total of 20 times, challenging Senator Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 and »

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 »