US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.09.2019 01:44:11

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12 Feb 2018

Big Republican Advantages Are Eroding in the Race for House Control

The Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot has slipped over the last few weeks.But Republicans have gradually lost advantages of their own. Slowly but surely, the considerable structural advantages — like incumbency, geography and gerrymandering — that give the Republicans a chance to survive a so-called wave election are fading, giving Democrats a clearer  path to a House majority in November.
The Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot has slipped over the last few weeks.But Republicans...

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8 May 2017

A 2016 Review: There’s Reason to Be Skeptical of a Comey Effect

Some polls showing a Clinton decline, including one by The Upshot, were conducted before the letter by James Comey was released. Most important, the polls taken before the letter were as bad for Mrs. Clinton as those conducted after it. Again, there aren’t many of these polls, but taken at face value there’s a case that Mrs. Clinton had nearly or even completely bottomed out by the time the Comey letter was released. Even if she had not, the trend line heading into the Comey letter was bad enough that there’s no need to assume that the Comey letter was necessary for any additional erosion in her lead.
Some polls showing a Clinton decline, including one by The Upshot, were conducted before the letter by James Comey was...

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10 Mar 2017

Trump Supporters Have the Most to Lose in the G.O.P. Repeal Bill

The people who stand to lose the most in tax credits under the House Republican health plan tended to support Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, according to a new Upshot analysis. Over all, voters who would be eligible for a tax credit that would be at least $1,000 smaller than the subsidy they’re eligible for under Obamacare supported Mr. Trump over Hillary Clinton by a seven-point margin.
The people who stand to lose the most in tax credits under the House Republican health...

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