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Link Harvest::New Evidence on Problem of Polls of Landlines Only. But What Does It Mean?

Fivethityeight.com has this piece on a Pew study documenting what has long been speculated -- that the failure of many polls to include cell phone numbers (which are more expensive to call and harder to get) biases polls in favor of Rs and conservative responses generally. But before liberals get too excited, the article also has some cogent reasons why this may simply be canceling out other errors.
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