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Cell Phones and the 2016 Elections

By Dave Wilson

In December, the CDC released its most recent report on cell phone usage in the US.  The report…

A Reality Check on the State of the Economy

By Jim Hobart

In tonight’s State of the Union, the New York Times reports that President Obama will, “use (the address)…

Spirit of the Season Grips Americans as they Gift & Google.

By Lori Weigel

The Christmas Countdown app my two children installed on my iPhone is about to run its course of…

Remember: A Majority of Registered Voters Did Vote on Election Day

By Bill McInturff

The day after Democrats got crushed in their second mid-term election in a row, President Obama said in…

My Translation of What President Obama Was Telling Republicans in His State of the Union Speech

By Neil Newhouse
You won nothing in November.  The 2014 election had no consequences for my Administration whatsoever.  You may have beaten my party and members of my team in the mid-term elections, but you’ve never beaten me.  And, now you never will. All this talk about compromise and working together means you…

Four Weddings or a Funeral?

By Micah Roberts
President Obama has yet another opportunity to lead, unite Americans, and work together with Republicans in Congress to achieve common goals.  He also has the opportunity to reject bipartisanship and pursue policies considered  priorities only by his own party. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that majorities of…

How the Democrats Lost: The Failed Ground Game

By Gene Ulm
The combined Democratic campaign placed a large portion of its 2014 success on the premise that they would use a massive investment in technology, grassroots strategy, and boots on the ground to reprise the Obama urban coalition of minorities and…

The Democrat Gender Problem

By Nicole McCleskey
There was a gender gap in 2014, but not the one Democrats were banking on. Public Opinion Strategies’ election night survey showed a mere six point differential on the congressional generic ballot among women – 46% GOP/52% Democrat. And Republicans…

Hillary Clinton’s Biggest Obstacle

By Jim Hobart
Despite attempts by Democratic Senate strategists to make “the map is the map” the new “it is what it is,” the Senate map was not the biggest problem facing Democrats this year. A bad Senate map does not account for…

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