Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll

Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll

James Carville called me early this morning to talk about the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, reported under the banner, “Poll: Democrats’ advantage on key issues is not transl ...

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Inside The GOP: Why Boehner Is Halting Immigration Reform

Inside The GOP: Why Boehner Is Halting Immigration Reform

Just a year ago, the GOP appeared poised to rebrand itself as a more moderate and inclusive party. When the party released its “post-mortem” report on the 2012 election, one of th ...

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Forget The Conventional Wisdom: What The Numbers Really Say About President Obama

Forget The Conventional Wisdom: What The Numbers Really Say About President Obama

ABC News and the Washington Post have released a new poll indicating that the president is in trouble -- and warn that both his standing and the Affordable Care Act hang over the ...

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This Is What The President Needs To Say In His State Of The Union Address

This Is What The President Needs To Say In His State Of The Union Address

In his State of the Union address next week, we expect that President Obama will discuss the Affordable Care Act, NSA reform, immigration reform, and climate change. More importan ...

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Republicans, Take Some Free Advice: Raise the Minimum Wage

Republicans, Take Some Free Advice: Raise the Minimum Wage

We do not expect House Republicans to take up an increase in the minimum wage during this Congress. But if they did, they would find themselves on the right side of history and pu ...

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Boehner’s Stance On Unemployment Insurance Must Be A Joke

Boehner’s Stance On Unemployment Insurance Must Be A Joke

Earlier this week, the Senate passed a bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance, a measure that would restore assistance to the estimated 1.3 million workers whose benefits ...

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What Republican Rebound? New Battleground Survey Finds GOP Vulnerable

What Republican Rebound? New Battleground Survey Finds GOP Vulnerable

The final Democracy Corps battleground survey of 2013 belies the conventional wisdom that Republicans have enjoyed a major rebound over the last few months. On the contrary, our s ...

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Raising The Minimum Wage Is Not Controversial — Except On Capitol Hill

Raising The Minimum Wage Is Not Controversial — Except On Capitol Hill

While most of the political class fixates on the botched Affordable Care Act rollout, Congress is gearing up for a vote on raising the minimum wage. There is almost no chance this ...

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Kennedy A Conservative? Only If We’re Feeling Charitable

Kennedy A Conservative? Only If We’re Feeling Charitable

One of the things Pope Francis teaches us is that we should share, and that those of us who have more should be willing to give to those who are less fortunate. Those of us who ar ...

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Republicans Fall Further Behind The Times On Marriage Equality

Republicans Fall Further Behind The Times On Marriage Equality

This week, Hawaii became the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage. At Democracy Corps, we have been tracking voters’ attitudes toward gay marriage since 2010. Americans’ opini ...

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