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Campaign Watch: Overview

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Check the polls...

Gallup: Politics
Opinion polls conducted by the Gallup polling organization.

Poll Watch: New York Times
Public opinion polls conducted by the New York Times/CBS News.

Pew Research Center: 2012 Election
Public opinion polls provided by an independent, non-profit research organization.

Polling: The Washington Post
Public opinion polls conducted by The Washington Post.

Rasmussen Reports: Daily Presidential Tracking Poll
Polling data from Rasmussen, an independent polling firm

RealClearPolitics: Latest Election Polls
Aggregated polling for the Presidential, Senate, and Governor races.

Listen in...

C-SPAN Video Library (Speeches)
Search for candidate's name to view speeches.

Speeches from the 2012 Presidential Campaign
From PresidentialRhetoric.com

2012 Presidential Election Documents
Compiled by the American Presidency Project at UC-Santa Barbara, campaign speeches and fundraising remarks.

Candidate Speeches - 2012
From ProCon.org, a compilation of Obama & Romney speeches.

Campaign 2012 Ads
Obama & Romney ads compiled by the Political Communication Lab at Stanford U.

Political Ad Tracker
Compiled by USA Today.

Dig Deeper

OpenSecrets
Lists federal campaign contributions, campaign financial data, and lobbying data.

InfluenceExplorer
Follow fundraising in the presidential campaigns, Congressional campaigns, and Super PACs.

Factcheck.org
Independent journalists work to check the facts presented by public figures.  Accuracy is determined and reported here.

PAC Track
From ProPublica, this site tracks super PACs: "political action committees that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on political races, as long as they don’t coordinate with a specific candidate."

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