12/07/2012 04:41 pm ET Updated Dec 08, 2012

Panetta-Burns 'Outliers'

Nick Gourevitch warns, ignore the polling averages at your peril.

Ethan Roeder defends the Obama campaign's use of political data.

Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin assess the Obama demographic coalition in the 2012 election and beyond.

Harry Enten takes on the notion of Sandy as an October surprise.

Amy Walter questions the value of national polling on the fiscal cliff.

Mark Mellman explains what voters want from fiscal cliff negotiations.

David Hill wonders if the link between politics and economics is weakening.

Nate Silver looks at Alaska's prospects as a future swing state.

Stephen Colbert highlights questions asked by PPP