Monthly Archives: August 2009

Where Does White House Health Overhaul Policy Go Now? | | 08.31.09

On Sunday the Rasmussen organization reported that 42 percent of likely voters had told them they strong disapprove of the president’s job performance.  At this rate it is not out of the question that the new year could see this number break the 50 percent mark. The record strong disapproval – which also must set […]
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Danger for the White House: Collapse of Public Trust | | 08.24.09

Washington is abuzz over the latest pronouncement from Charlie Cook, celebrated editor of the Cook Political Report. Last week, Mr. Cook announced in his online newsletter that polling data “confirm anecdotal evidence, and our own view, that the [political] situation this summer has slipped completely out of control for President Obama and Congressional Democrats.”  Poll […]
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Obamacare, the Economy, and the Battle of Washington | | 08.03.09

It has been a bad couple of weeks for President Obama and his signature health care overhaul package.  Now help may be on the way in the form of a reviving economy. But if prosperity is returning, did the Obama Administration really have anything to do with it?  And will the recovery save the President’s […]
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