Posts by Kyle Clark
Biden: His Time?

While we may still be six and a half months from the 2018 midterm elections, the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to take on President Donald Trump is the proverbial elephant (donkey?) in the room.  CNN’s March 2018 national survey offers interesting insights into the preferences of Democrats and Democratic-leaning Independents as to […]

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Trumping President Obama: Who Gets Credit for the Economy?

Voters have consistently given President Trump low marks when it comes to his job performance, but more and more voters believe that Trump, rather than former President Obama, is responsible for the current state of the economy, according to the latest Quinnipiac national survey.  Fully 46{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} say Trump is responsible, while 42{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} say Obama is. […]

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Trump’s First State of the Union: How Will it Affect the State of Play?

Tomorrow night, President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union (SOTU) address to Congress and the American people.  With Trump’s approval rating currently clocking in at 36{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} approve/59{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} disapprove according to Gallup, one might naturally assume that the SOTU offers the perfect opportunity for Trump to hit the reset button and attempt to […]

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Wave Watch

This past May, I wrote a piece positing that the generic Congressional vote averages from surveys taken roughly until Memorial Day of the year preceding an election are not reliable indicators of a party’s performance in that election.  Seven months later – and now less than 11 months from Election Day – I thought it […]

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Mr. Trump Goes to Asia

President Trump began his nearly two-week tour of Asia with a stop in Japan yesterday, with further stops planned for South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. With American leadership of paramount importance for the region’s security in the face of North Korea’s nuclear provocations, now is a pertinent time to take a look at […]

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