Does the Statute of Frauds Bar the Dailykos Contract Claim?
Perhaps so. Read the complaint. It alleges, in relevant part:
16. Shortly after the 2008 election, Plaintiffs entered into negotiations withResearch 2000 for a long term, multi-poll deal that included a weekly “State of theNation” poll and state/race specific polls as requested by DailyKos through KosMedia. The agreement was reached orally, requiring Kos Media to make lump-sum payments twice in 2009 as well as an additional large payment in December 2008 atthe initiation of the agreement.…21. In December 2009, Kos Media and Research 2000 negotiated a new agreement for 2010, a federal election year, increasing the cost per poll performed and continuing the weekly “State of the Nation” poll.