Misinterpreting the Mandate: Consequences of the Most Common Mistake Political Majorities Make

by johndavis, January 13, 2015

January 13, 2015        Vol. VIII, No. 1         12:13 pm  “Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them.”  U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat-NY, National Press Club, 11, 25, 2014  Fix Yourself When the second highest ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate says, “We blew it,” I sit up and take notice. Such was the
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Thank You and Happy New Year!

by johndavis, December 30, 2014

Thank You and Happy New Year!   December 30, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 30         12:13 pm Thank you so much for reading my report this year! There is no greater reward for a political writer than to be read by a balance of influential readers from all persuasions. My goal has always been to
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November 4, 2014 Election Results a GOP Wave; Final Polls Tell North Carolina U.S. Senate Story

by johndavis, November 5, 2014

November 4, 2014 Election Results a GOP Wave; Final Polls Tell North Carolina U.S. Senate Story   November 5, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 28         7:13 am Bottom Line: Big night for Republicans in the state and nation, with the driving force in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race being the fact that more voters were concerned
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Democrats’ $32 Million Attack Backfires in North Carolina, Aiding Tillis’ Rise and Abetting Hagan’s Fall

by johndavis, October 29, 2014

Democrats’ $32 Million Attack Backfires in North Carolina, Aiding Tillis’ Rise and Abetting Hagan’s Fall     October 29, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 27         8:13 am  Tillis Tops List as Most Attacked U.S. Senate Candidate: Recent national news stories have reported that North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race between Democratic U.S. Senator Kay Hagan and Republican
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Make No Mistake, Hagan Hampered by President; GOP Enthusiasm and Turnout Trends Favor Tillis

by johndavis, October 8, 2014

Make No Mistake, Hagan Hampered by President; GOP Enthusiasm and Turnout Trends Favor Tillis   October 8, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 25         5:13 pm   “Make no mistake: these policies are on the ballot,” said President Obama last Thursday, October 2, during a speech at Northwestern University in defense of his administration, “Every single one
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Intimidation by U.S. Senate Democratic Leaders Weakened by Pundits Predicting GOP Majority

by johndavis, September 10, 2014

Intimidation by U.S. Senate Democratic Leaders Weakened by Pundits Predicting GOP Majority   September 10, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 23         7:13 am   Nothing chills political fundraising more than the intimidating word from the majority party leadership that anyone who supports a certain candidate can forget the majority party’s support when they need help with
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GWU Bipartisan Battleground Poll Confirms GOP-Friendly Trends in Fall U.S. Senate Races

by johndavis, September 3, 2014

GWU Bipartisan Battleground Poll Confirms GOP-Friendly Trends in Fall U.S. Senate Races   September 3, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 22         2:13 pm   All political pollsters agree that the response of voters to the question, “If the election were held today, would you vote for the Republican or the Democrat for Congress?” … also known
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NC GOP Winning Battle for New Voters; Favored this Fall over Democrats who are Losing Voters

by johndavis, August 28, 2014

NC GOP Winning Battle for New Voters; Favored this Fall over Democrats who are Losing Voters   August 28, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 21         9:13 am NC Democrats: Net Gain in 2008 of 171,955 Voters; Net Loss in 2014   There has been a dramatic loss of political momentum among North Carolina Democrats since 2008,
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Wake County Democrats May Determine Next U.S. Senate Majority with Hagan Turnout Duties

by johndavis, August 27, 2014

Wake County Democrats May Determine Next U.S. Senate Majority with Hagan Turnout Duties   August 27, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 20         3:13 pm  Last Friday, August 22, 2014, Wake County was projected to have 1 million residents. That’s good news for Democrats, as urban voters almost always favor them over the GOP. Urban voters tend
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Eric Cantor’s Loss and a Hundred Million Reasons Republicans Can’t Fight the Last War in 2014

by johndavis, June 11, 2014

Eric Cantor’s Loss and a Hundred Million Reasons Republicans Can’t Fight the Last War in 2014   June 11, 2014        Vol. VII, No. 15          10:13 am Yesterday, June 10, 2014, for the first time in American history, the sitting U.S. House Majority Leader lost a campaign for reelection. Why? Many conservative Republicans are claiming today
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