Dec 1 '11

* What Jon Bernstein said.

* UMass Poll: Elizabeth Warren 44%, Scott Brown 39%.  More details are here.  This is Greg Sargent’s take.

* Whoa, Newt (even with the caveats about Rasmussen polls).  Here is Jonathan Chait and Ezra Klein on the “Newtening.”

* Whigging out.

* “We find that 527s are highly central to modern political party networks and are in positions to facilitate coordination within a party and to employ key party personnel.”  Gated version here.  Ungated version here.  By Richard Skinner, Seth Masket, and David Dulio.

* Interview with Michael Traugott about primary polling.