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LA Times/USC “Daybreak Poll” Dishonors the Paper


Despite Nate Silver’s argument that we should leave the LA Times/USC Dornsife “Daybreak Poll” alone, this poor excuse for a survey has been so wrong so persistently – and has been so constantly cited by Donald Trump as evidence of his campaign success – that it’s time for the Calbuzz Green Eye Shade Division to… »

Clinton Speaks to Voters; Trump Rejects Democracy


Two things that matter happened in the third and final presidential debate: 1) Hillary Clinton spoke directly to the concerns of suburban women on choice and guns and to Latinos on immigration and 2) Donald Trump refused to say he would accept the results of… »

Why Trump Can’t Win: Educated Women Hate Him


Donald Trump’s narcissistic personality disorder has been so thoroughly documented that we need not repeat the discussion again except to note that it means that he takes every slight, every critique, every abandonment as a personal, existential threat that demands he strike back in the… »

Hillary Solid, Lurker Donald Doesn’t Go Postal


Hillary Clinton was solid but not spectac- ular in the second presidential brawl debate, while Donald Trump improbably managed to keep his head from exploding — despite calling his… »

Kamala Vs. Loretta: The Worst Debate In History


Despite her self-regarding belief, Barbara Boxer has not exactly been a paragon of political achievement in the U.S. Senate — but c’mon is this really the best a state… »

Pence Wins on Style; Kaine Speaks to Women Voters


Amid all the talk about Syria, nuclear weapons, taxes, immigration and more, only one issue in the debate spoke to a group of voters that is in play –… »

Hillary Looks Presidential – Was Donald On Drugs?


The first one-on-one presidential debate came down to this: a woman president versus a whackjob who kept sniffing like a cokehead. Or maybe he just has pneumonia. While Hillary… »

Round 1: What the Lying, Corrupt Narcissist Must Do

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There’s one essential challenge facing Republican nominee (!) Donald Trump in Monday night’s First Round debate, and it’s monumental: Stand on the stage at Hofstra University and appear to… »

Cage Match of the Marks: Senate Polling Miasma

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California A.G. Kamala Harris remains the favorite against Representative and sister Democrat Loretta Sanchez in the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Babs Boxer. However,… »

Clinton, Harris Lead; Field Poll Goes Online (Yow!)


The Field Poll, widely regarded as one of the most accurate survey firms in the country, suddenly switched up its methodology, abandoning calls to known registered voters with a… »

Trump the Isolationist is Really an Imperlialist


In deciding who they want for president, American voters are looking for two things in one person: a hard head and a soft heart. This is the formulation coined… »

Op Ed: How the CA Nurses are Failing All Labor


By Steve Maviglio, Special to Calbuzz: Bernie Sanders announced recently that he would launch a nationwide effort to help elect Hillary Clinton to the presidency, promising to fill up… »

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