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Author: James Q. Lynch | October 26, 2011 | No comments

  Note to Republican 2012 presidential hopefuls: Even if your name isn’t Mitt Romney, don’t despair. At least not yet. At this point in the election cycle four years ago, John McCain was far from the odds-on favorite to be the GOP nominee. Not only was he at 14 ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | September 23, 2011 | 1 comment

  Like NASA‘s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, Sarah Palin’s political stock is falling to earth. Traders on the Iowa Electronic Markets are growing increasingly skeptical of a candidacy by Sarah Palin, and even if she does jump into the race, traders believe there's a low probability she ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | July 7, 2011 | No comments

The Iowa Electronic Markets' 2012 presidential election prediction market has opened, and early trading gives President Barack Obama an edge in his re-election bid. As of 9 a.m. July 7, the Democratic contract was trading for 57.2 cents on the IEM's Winner Take All market, which ...