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Sam Stein

Following 2014 Drubbing, Democrats Fret Things Could Get Worse | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the days following their party's thrashing in the 2014 elections, Democratic operatives at all levels have been contemplating a frigh...

Princeton's Haitian Taxi-Driving Entrepreneurs

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

"I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man." - François-Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture As one who believes passionately i...

Obama Road Trip Seeks To Steer Focus Back To Economy

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Shadowed by turmoil in Egypt and domestic controversies, President Barack Obama will seek to regain political momentu...

Walsh Labels Gay Marriage A 'Socioeconomic Issue'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who is running against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, considers gay marriage to be a "socioeconomic issue...

10 Economic Questions for the 2012 Campaign

Glenn Hubbard | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Glenn Hubbard

These questions are important, but they need to be considered together. There are strong interactions between fiscal sustainability and growth. Between growth and job creation.

Obama-Clinton Wins Big

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Barack Obama would bend the curve of history by bringing the first woman to the vice presidency, thrilling countless women across the nation and around the world while reassuring voters, male and female, young and old, from Florida to Ohio.

Republican Presidential Candidates Divert Focus From Economy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) MILFORD, N.H. — In an election that's supposed to hinge on jobs and the economy, the Republican presidential contest in rec...

Americans Deeply Pessimistic About Economy

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are deeply pessimistic about the future as economic concerns rise and White House talks on raising the U.S. debt limi...

Judis vs. Judis on presidents and the economy

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Back in January, I predicted the birth of a thousand "Why Obama is failing" narratives: It's time to lay down a marker on punditry about the Obama Wh...

Walmart Moms: Politically Swing, Economically Anxious

Margie Omero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

This week my firm, along with Republican pollsters Neil Newhouse & Alex Bratty from Public Opinion Strategies, released a survey of women overall, and...

Mokrzycki: Cord-cutting Continues at Steady Pace

Guest Pollster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guest Pollster

Mike Mokrzycki is an independent consultant who has studied implications of the growing cell-phone-only population for survey research. He was the fou...

Young Voters, One Year Later

Kristen Soltis Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Soltis Anderson

Last November, young voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama over John McCain by a 2 to 1 margin and broke heavily for the Democratic Party, leadin...

Obama Goes from Defense to Offense

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

Obama went from professorial to pugnacious -- and from an exotic newby to an average American with the same values as voters.