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SENATE DEMOCRATIC INCUMBENTS MAY HAVE ALREADY HIT THE OBAMA CEILING

By Robert Blizzard

Recent national polling shows President Obama in nearly an identical place where President Bush was at this point…

National Landscape Matters, But Elections Are Still Local & Personal

By Alex Bratty

As we enter the final stretch for this year’s elections, there is little doubt that voters are frustrated…

Obama’s Big Mistake

By Micah Roberts

Pundits and political insiders on both sides of the aisle have said Team Obama made a big mistake…

Echoes of 2006 – Battleground Favoring a GOP Senate Takeover.

By Patrick Lanne
The recent NPR Senate Battleground Poll conducted by Democracy Corps and Resurgent Republic continues the trend of very positive polling numbers for Republicans’ quest to re-capture the US Senate.   Indeed, the Senate environment looks similar to the last Senate takeover in the 2006 election. Few voters in the battleground endorse…

MCINTURFF-HARRINGTON MORNING CONSULT COLUMN (10-7-14): THE ACA IN THE CONTEXT OF THE 2014 ELECTION

By Bill McInturff
With Election Day less than a month away, we wanted to review and reflect on the ACA in the context of the election. A few key points about how voters are feeling about the ACA today: There continues to be stronger opposition to the health care law than support. When…

A Reversal on U.S. Military Intervention

By Paul Donaldson
For the past several years, Americans have become increasingly hesitant or resistant to military intervention in foreign conflicts. However, after seeing the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Americans have deviated from previous sentiments. According to a…

More Concrete Evidence This Election Cycle is Breaking Toward Republicans

By Bill McInturff
Five weeks ago, the Democrats had a 1.2% edge on the generic congressional vote (40.0% GOP/41.2% DEM). Today, a few weeks later, Republicans have moved to a 4.0% edge (46.5% GOP/42.5% DEM), a net 5.2% movement in a month! Here…

If Good Policies are Good Politics, Prepare for a GOP Election

By Bill McInturff
The tea leaves are clear: It is going to be a very good Republican cycle. Underlying every election cycle is the basic underpinning of the issue agenda and which party is perceived as being able to better handle the key…

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