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Its the Economy Stupid

6 Lessons From the Government Shutdown

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

How did we get to this point? How we can avoid being in this position in the future? We don't yet have the perspective necessary to answer these questions fully.

'It's the Economy,' Morsi!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Whilst the pivotal role of Egypt's military establishment can't possibly be disputed, describing what happened exclusively as a coup d'etat is both unfair to the Egyptian people and incredibly biased in favor of the ousted president.

Don't Write Obama Off

Ronnie Shows | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronnie Shows

Reading the headlines these days, it would appear that President Barack Obama has no chance at a second-term in the White House. Personally, I find these predictions to be premature.

It's The Overused Headline, Stupid

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"It's the economy, stupid" is a phrase that has lived on longer than anyone would have expected.

How I Know We're in for a Rough Economic Ride

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

I had lunch at Burger King last week and there was no one in line ahead of me, which struck me as a little odd. The cashier exclaimed when he saw me, "Oh, thank God -- a customer!"

Would the Economy be Different if They Had Listened to "The Girl?"

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joanne Bamberger

Even though I worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission for a number of years, trying to explain things like derivatives was never my strong suit.

Barbarians, Masters & Thieves

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joanne Bamberger

"Mommy & Daddy have saved and worked hard for a long time so we will have food and a house and money for college. Don't worry, sweetie," I said. In retrospect, I was a fool.

Friday Talking Points [44] -- McCain House Party!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain said something ridiculous to a reporter yesterday. I hasten to point out that the previous sentence should have been a major media headlin...

The McCain Strategy: It's the Perception of the Economy, (Stupid)

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary Rosen

Rick Davis, former McCain campaign manager, told me that with the conventions taking place so late in the summer, voters' thinking about the election would be greatly affected by their summer experience.