Is it time for my Quarter-Century Crisis?

Last week I turned 27, and have officially survived two years past a quarter century. But I have yet to have a quarter-century crisis, and recent data suggests I’m in the minority. A recent poll of 25-33 year olds found that 75{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} have experienced such a crisis. The survey also found that the top cause […]

The retirement of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy once again puts the Supreme Court back in the headlines during a heated campaign cycle.  And, like the nomination of Neil Gorsuch in 2017, recent survey data surrounding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh tends to further cement the “new normal” I hypothesized last year […]

One of the storied barometers of an American president’s standing with voters is the “100-day Mark,” which President Trump has long since passed.  Polls conducted around that time in April 2017 pegged the president’s job approval at a relative low compared to previous presidents, with his approval rating clocking in at 40{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222}.  Roughly 400 days […]

Less than six months ago, many political insiders were predicting Democrats would almost certainly take control of the U.S. House and even had the opportunity to take over the U.S. Senate. Now, many of these same prognosticators are changing their tune as prospects improve for Republicans. The change didn’t happen overnight, but a clear trend […]

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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