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Applying salt shaker test to Florida Southern College poll

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Can a poll have flawed methodologies and still be relatively “accurate?” Of course it can, much in the same way a dart can be close to its intended target even if the player throwing the dart does not use good form. It might be that way with the newly released Florida Southern College poll, which shows, like many others, Trump leading and Rubio in second place in the Republican Party Presidential Preference Primary (PPP). But, the poll itself and the…

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New digital ad shows Marco Rubio getting key intel before GOP debate (it’s not what you think)

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Marco Rubio’s latest Web ad shows the presidential candidate getting some last-minute data on the competition ahead of Wednesday night’s CNBC Republican debate in Boulder, Colorado. In the 75-second spot, the Miami Republican is sitting at his laptop as he places a call for the latest information on “Cruz,” “Carson” and “Bush.” “It’s Marco,” he says. “What’s the latest on Cruz … is he and or is he out … Because I keep seeing reports here about both.” Rubio then…

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Rays lose another one late despite Chris Archer

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This time, not even one of their finest pitching performances could save the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays lost their fifth straight game Wednesday, dropping a 3-0 decision to the Seattle Mariners despite a masterful pitching performance by Chris Archer. Archer threw eight innings of shutout baseball, allowing only two hits and striking out 12. Seattle’s Felix Hernandez, however, got the victory. For the second straight game, relief pitcher Brad Boxberger gave up a home run in the late innings.…

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