McConnell: IRS flap ‘a big thing’
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told one of the most conservative sites on the internet the IRS’ targeting of conservative organizations was “just the beginning of the story” of how President Barack Obama’s admin Continue Reading
Return of the king: Dimon survives
NEW YORK Turns out it’s not so easy to humble a titan. JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon on Tuesday handily beat back an effort by shareholder activists to force him to give up his second role as chairman of the natio Continue Reading
Will Main Street ever trust Washington again?
“You know you cannot trust them They know they can’t trust you.” -Steve Goodman (Jimmy Buffett) “Now Watergate does not bother me Does your conscience bother you?” -Lynyrd Skynyrd Continue Reading
From the Trail to the Hill: Does My Campaign Experience Mean Nothing?
What’s worse than working in a dysfunctional Capitol Hill office? Not having the opportunity to work in one at all. And for a number of wannabe staffers, the road to Capitol Hill is paved with obstacles. Today’s question comes from a s Continue Reading
Reid, Daschle feud over S.D. Senate
The South Dakota Senate race is turning into a tense feud between two longtime Democratic power brokers: Harry Reid and Tom Daschle. The rift between the current and former Senate Democratic leaders threatens their party’s effort to Continue Reading
POLLSTER UPDATE: AAPOR Attendees Review The State Of Polling
A whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s-who of pollsters and researchers are gathered in Boston for their annual conference today, and two thirds of Team Pollster are there to bring you the highlights. (The remaining third is back in DC, bringing you this newsletter.) Thi Continue Reading
Obama Gets Bitter Taste of History’s Second-Term Curse
Has Barack Obama already caught a terminal case of the second-term curse? Still too early to diagnose. But such an affliction will inevitably suffocate all his remaining legislative aspirations. The evidence from the past four decades leads Continue Reading