Predictably, Obama’s Immigration Delay Backfires

By: Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00 pm

Apparently, first directly lying to a major constituency and then telling them they will be be thrown under the bus for crass political reasons is a bad strategy. From the Washington Post: Less than a month after President Obama announced he would delay using his executive authority to reform immigration laws, there is evidence that [...]

Democrats up by Two in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday June 3, 2014 10:23 am

The latest ABC-Washington Post poll is a mixed bag for Democrats. On the positive side they hold a small two point lead in the generic ballot. If the election was held today 47 percent of registered voters would pick a Democrat and 45 percent would pick a Republican. That is a one point improvement since [...]

Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Shutdown on Congressional Republicans

By: Tuesday October 22, 2013 10:14 am

Overwhelmingly regular Americans blame the government shutdown on Congressional Republicans. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll 53 percent believe Republicans were mainly responsible for the shutdown while only 29 percent think President Obama should receive most of the blame. An additional 15 percent of the country blames both sides equally. This shutdown, which [...]

MT Sen: Baucus Retirement Could be Good News for Democrats

By: Tuesday April 23, 2013 11:32 am

Instead of facing a tough re-election next year it looks like Montana Senator Max Baucus (D) will instead retire. Two senior Democratic strategists told the Washington Post of Baucus plans and the story has been confirmed by the AP. Baucus has been Montana’s Senator since 1978 and seniority has allowed him to chair the incredibly [...]

Carville Backs Pro-Clinton Super PAC

By: Thursday April 4, 2013 11:05 am

There is yet another sign that Hillary Clinton is seriously considering a 2016 Presidential run. Long time Bill Clinton adviser James Carville is joining a pro-Hillary Super PAC. From the Washington Post: Democratic strategist James Carville, a longtime confidant of the Clinton family, is supporting the super PAC devoted to luring Hillary Clinton into the [...]

Will the GOP Be Controlled by the Future or Its Base?

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 1:12 pm

The single most important question about a possible immigration reform bill is whether or not Congressional Republicans are really prepared to defy their base for the political good of the party. The prospects of anything happening hinge entirely on this one question. The American people want a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the [...]

Marriage Equality Holds Narrow Lead in Maryland

By: Thursday October 18, 2012 11:19 am

2012 is shaping up to be a historic year for marriage equality. Indicators are that it could be the first years voters finally affirmatively vote in support of same-sex marriage. In Maryland, a marriage equality law was approved by the legislature but a referendum put the issue on the November ballot. The latest Washington Post [...]

Does Obama Have a Significantly Better Campaign than Romney?

By: Monday October 1, 2012 10:49 am

While the candidates are relatively evenly matched nationally, in the states where the two campaign infrastructure are directly competing against each other the Romney team is losing significantly.

Romney Now Losing on the Economy

By: Tuesday September 25, 2012 12:32 pm

Obama hasn’t just neutralized Romney’s previous advantage on the economy — according to new polling, Obama has actually taken the lead on the question of who would best handle the economy.

Romney’s Favorable Rating Drops Further

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:05 am

Mitt Romney’s personal favorability rating continues to slide farther down. According to the recent Washington Post/ABC News poll opinions about Romney have hit a new low, right before Romney tries to sell himself at the Republican National Convention. The poll found only 35 percent of American adults have a favorable impression of Romney, while 51 [...]

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