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10 Tips on Opposition Research

| Candidate Research | October 2, 2013

Investigative Research Specialists, LLC I just released the fourth edition of The Opposition Research Handbook. Our Firm is a  private investigations company with over 20 years’ experience conducting opposition research. This one-of-a-kind book takes the you through compiling information about political candidates, both the opponent and your own. It offers more than 150 pages of techniques and resources, […]

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What Is Opposition Research – Tony Fazio

| Opposition Research | September 25, 2013

Why Do Opposition Research?           “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will […]

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NPR – About Opposition Research

| Opposition Research | September 25, 2013

NPR Opposition Research Boot Camp: Learning To Dig For Political Dirt by TAMARA KEITH – April 01, 2013 3:39 PM   NPR Larry Zilliox of Investigative Research Specialists says opposition research relies on some old basics: court records, voting history and in some cases phone and financial records. And some new avenues made available by the Internet. NPR “You’re researching a candidate’s background,” he […]

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Should You Do Polling and Research?

| Polling | June 5, 2013

Should You Do Polling and Research Running a campaign with limited resources is a challenge, so you might ask yourself, Should You Do Polling and Research. “Why bother with research or a poll?”  Sometimes campaigns choose not to do a public opinion research polling because they are too expensive, the campaign thinks it already knows […]