James Pethokoukis

If GOP doesn’t grab the Senate this year, it might in 2012

October 28, 2010

Sean Trende of RealClearPolitics has a great analysis of the 2010 Senate races and beyond:

Shock poll: Americans think Bush doing a better job than Obama (and more)

October 28, 2010

Some fascinating numbers from longtime Democratic pollster Doug Schoen (via U.S. News & World Report). Among them: Voters prefer Bush over Obama, want the GOP to control congress, favor extending all the Bush tax cuts, don’t favor another term for Obama and would give Palin nearly 20 percent of the vote if she ran as a third-party presidential candidate.

Could Obama’s re-election plan be to devalue the dollar?

October 28, 2010

Will President Obama get re-elected in 2012 if his party suffers a crushing midterm defeat? His political team likes to point to the example of Ronald Reagan. Congressional Republicans were crushed in the 1982 midterms, but the Gipper cruised to victory two years later.

Heck of a job, Larry (Summers)

October 28, 2010

This, to me, is the money exchange from President Obama’s appearance last night on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart: