2012 Presidential Election
Hillary Clinton’s worst punishment will be her failure.
August 28, 2015
...but the vast majority of them would still vote for Obama again.
February 18, 2014
The poll of registered voters shows Romney at 49 percent and Obama at 45 percent in the rematch
November 19, 2013
"I'll fight it for Mr. Obama and for Mr. Obama's right to sit as president of the United States," Melowese Richardson said.
February 8, 2013
Obama did lose religious voters in swing states, but not by a large enough margin. Irreligious voters are less of a group and more of a symptom. But they are also a reminder that this is not an economic debate, but a culture war, and that the social issues cannot be detached from the political issues.
December 10, 2012
A Republican Party that caters to an establishment elite is never going to be able to replicate the radical left's organizing efforts. So there are two choices here. Organize and radicalize or lose. The Republican Party can no longer win a race against a radical leftist without the Tea Party.
December 6, 2012
So what did account for the Asian category vote shift toward Obama? One answer may be that two groups, Chinese and Indians, that Republicans perform badly with, increased as a larger share of the Asian electorate.
November 26, 2012
Half of the nation's 40 biggest publicly traded corporate spenders have announced plans to curtail capital expenditures this year or next
November 20, 2012
The Republican share of the vote from each race in 2012 is closest to the demographic picture of America. Two out of three minority groups are overrepresented. And only black people are underrepresented. The Republican Party looks like America. The Democratic Party does not.
November 13, 2012
Strategas earlier this week said it expects a recession early in 2013 .The Dow Jones industrial average is down 2 percent. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 also both sank more than 2%
November 9, 2012
The GOP chased the voters it didn't have. The Democrats chased the voters they did have and made sure as many of them as possible showed up to vote.
The GOP softened its message. The Democrats hardened theirs. The GOP tried to be moderate. The Democrats tried to be extremist.
Guess which plan worked?
November 9, 2012
In the short term, getting 44 percent of the Latino vote can win elections. In the long term you're shifting the demographics so that winning elections becomes impossible. And that's at 44 percent. Imagine it at 31 percent. Then imagine running against the first Democratic Mexican candidate for president.
November 8, 2012