Throw the bums out? Maybe. Maybe not.
It’s no surprise that the dominant story these days is Presidential politics. Between the Ames straw poll and Obama’s full-campaign-mode bus tour, the race for the White House in 2012 has been fully joined on both sides. With all eyes on the Presidential race, the question of what happens to the House and Senate is almost an afterthought despite being just as important in terms | Read More »
Winning the Medicare Debate
Over the past two months, the Medicare reforms contained in Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal have become an important part of the Democratic message and an issue of controversy. Republicans will need to rebut Democratic mischaracterizations and refocus the debate in a winning way as we move toward 2012. This memo summarizes some recent public opinion and messaging data and our thoughts on how Republican | Read More »