Jim Matheson quits before he loses

Utah’s lone Democratic federal office holder, United States Representative Jim Matheson, won a squeaker in 2012 against Republican Mayor Mia Love.  The margin of victory was a mere 768 votes or 0.31%, and he pulled off the victory with Utah’s favorite adopted son, Republican Governor Mitt Romney, leading the ticket.  So it begs the question, […]

 

WPA CEO Chris Wilson appears on Jansing & Co. to discuss President Obama

WPA CEO Chris Wilson appeared on MSNBC’s Jansing & Co. on Monday this past week to discuss the President’s less than stellar relationship with Congress. Check out Chris’ entire appearance below:  

 

Obama and Dems Sink Lower

A new poll from Quinnipiac reveals that President Obama’s approval rate is taking a plunge and pulling Democratic lawmakers down with him. Among the findings: President Barack Obama’s job approval among American voters drops to a new low, a negative 38 – 57 percent. Obama gets a negative 41 – 49 percent among voters 18 […]

 

Unfortunately for Washington, All Politics Remains Local

American dissatisfaction with government is nothing new; we were, after all, sewn from the seeds of rebellion, and our disdain for big government has become as national a pastime as baseball. Americans’ growing angst over government’s growing girth should come then as no surprise. Indeed, as recent data shows, the bigger the government these days, […]

 

WPA’s Election Update: Election Eve

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Tomorrow night (or more likely Wednesday morning), someone is going to look pretty bad.  It might be the pollsters who have continually insisted on using a 2008 model for their polls.  Or it will be pollsters like us and other analysts who have criticized the 2008 model as […]

 

WPA’s Election Update: 2 Weeks Out

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Sometimes even when you lose, you win.  After a debate that has been described by most in the media as a “narrow loss,” Mitt Romney gained ground in all of the major national polls. But, some of the state-by-state polls suggest that Romney still trails in the Electoral […]

 

WPA’s Weekly Political Brief

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward Election Day, 2012, every Friday WPA compiles the key numbers from the week and provides analysis of key trends. In addition to the key political numbers, this week’s analysis includes: What the Presidential Election […]

 

WPA’s Election Update: 3 Weeks Left

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Some weeks in politics not a lot really happens. Last week was that kind of week in the Presidential race as the Vice Presidential candidates met in a debate that wound up producing more stories about Joe Biden’s veneers and Martha Raddatz’s activist moderating than it did about […]

 

WPA Pre-Election Polling Summary

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Oh what change a week brings.  With just 28 days to go until Election Day, we’ve seen a real change in momentum in the Presidential race thanks to a great debate from Mitt Romney and a historically poor one from Barack Obama. In this week’s election update, I’ll cover some […]

 

WPA’s Weekly Political Brief

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward Election Day, 2012, every Friday WPA compiles the key numbers from the week and provides analysis of key trends. In addition to the key political numbers, this week’s analysis includes: Immediate reactions following the […]

 

SURVEY: THOMPSON WITHIN MARGIN OF ERROR OF BALDWIN (WI-SEN)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2012 Washington, DC – Now or Never PAC (NONpac) released the results of a recent statewide survey in Wisconsin today that shows Republican Tommy Thompson trailing Democrat Tammy Baldwin by three-points (45% – 48%), well within the 4.4% margin of error of the survey of 500 likely general election voters. […]

 

What’s wrong in Appalachia (And what do we do about it?)

The early November statewide elections in Kentucky and West Virginia were something of a yawn compared to the excitement of 2009 where big Republican wins in Virginia and New Jersey presaged the 2010 wave that swept Republicans into a dominant position in the House and in states nationwide. In Kentucky, Republican nominee David Williams was […]

 

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