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How Clinton lost the 2016 election

Moody’s Analytics Election Model Predicts Big Clinton Win

The Moody’s Analytics model relies on a combination of state-level economic conditions and political history. It has correctly called each presidential election since Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter in 1980.

November 2, 2016

Should Obama Just Pay Off Ratings Agencies (Like Bankers Did)?

When Standard and Poor’s announced its dreaded downgrade of U.S. Treasury bonds from their traditional AAA status last Friday, perhaps all the investors, legislators and citizens who trembled ought to have laughed instead. Perhaps they should ask whether S&P, as one of the handful of ratings agencies whose dubious conduct spurred the financial crisis, might […]

August 8, 2011