June 2008

Obama vs. McCain: Five Months Out

Although Election Day is nearly five months away, the vast number of state polling conducted in recent weeks makes it difficult to resist assessing the current lay of the land in the general campaign matchup between Barack Obama and John…


Smart Politics Interviews Minnesota Monitor

Last December, Smart Politics interviewed Michael Brodkorb, author of the high profile conservative blog Minnesota Democrats Exposed. We now turn the spotlight on a journalistic voice of the political left, Minnesota Monitor. Minnesota Monitor is a popular online newsmagazine that…


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Credits

Smart Politics was redesigned in Summer 2008 by Graham Lampa. Smart Politics header image of the Minnesota State Capital courtesy of flickr user tboard and used under a Creative Commons license. Smart Politics logo by Heidi Sandstad, Graphic Designer….


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MN Senate: Coleman 47%, Franken 45% (Rasmussen) MN: Obama 47%, McCain 42% (SurveyUSA) MN: Obama 53%, McCain 38% (Rasmussen) IA: Obama 47%, McCain 38% (SurveyUSA) WI: Obama 48%, McCain 42% (SurveyUSA)…


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Live Blog: Montana Primary

9:00 p.m. CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC have all called the state of Montana for Barack Obama. Obama ends the primary campaign with victories in 29 states, plus the District of Columbia, Virgin Islands, and Guam. Obama also won the…


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Live Blog: South Dakota Primary

8:00 p.m. CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News have all called Barack Obama the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, having culled together enough superdelegates today and enough votes (> 30 percent) in South Dakota. 8:06 p.m. (9% reporting) Clinton =…