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Chart of the week: Running of the Bulls

I’m an engineer. I love data, and I love charts. So once a week I’m going to show you a chart that I think is relevant in the world of politics. Then you can read the explanation and use it to

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Posted in Fiscal Policy

5 reasons you need to watch politics in 2013

We hear a lot about losing weight and getting organized for New Year’s resolutions. But the hot commitment this year should be to pay more attention to politics.

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Local, President Obama, Social Policy

Are We Better Off Under Obama? It Might Not Matter

Pundits and poll-watchers alike agreed that in 1980, Ronald Reagan was frozen in the polls just below the threshold needed to beat unpopular President Jimmy Carter. Voters strongly disapproved of Carter’s handling of the economy, but they just couldn’t see

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Mitt Romney: “What I Learned at Bain Capital”

Mitt Romney’s op-ed today in the Wall Street journal reminds me of the reasons I voted for him in the first place.

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Posted in President Obama

Obama’s Virginia Gaffe Could Prove Costly

President Obama might want to start making friends with American small business owners – and quickly. 

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Obama: Too Busy to Meet with Jobs Council

Despite all the attention unemployment is getting from the Obama campaign, the President hasn’t met with his “Jobs Council” in over 6 months.

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Rest of World Souring on Obama’s Presidency

According to a new poll released by the Pew Research Center, the People’s Republic of China doesn’t have a very rosy assessment of President Obama anymore. When Candidate Obama had just won the election in 2008, countries around the world

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