The Six Important “Exit” Polls from Last Night

The last time one political party won the presidency three terms in a row was 27 years ago when George H.W. Bush won after Ronald Reagan’s two presidential terms from 1981 to 1989. Before that,  80 years ago Franklin D. Roosevelt served as President from 1933 to 1945 and passed the baton to another Democrat, President Harry…

How Obama Won The Buckeye State

Romney had high hopes to win Ohio. A win in Ohio would have proven Romney’s decision to run on a message of repealing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), correct. Nonetheless,  he lost the state to President Obama by a razor-thin margin. The loss is still a surprise to many Republican operatives; including Karl Rove. Their polling showed a nearly impossible…

The Hidden Healthcare Election

It’s Healthcare, Stupid! James Carville famously coined the phrase “The Economy, Stupid!” while he was a campaign strategist for the 1992 Clinton Presidential campaign. Fast-forward to 2012 and for good reason both campaigns seemed to take heed to Carville’s advice. For good reason, the unemployment rate hovers around 8%.  On top of that 40% of the…

4 “I’s” for Republicans in 2016

When you add up the exit polling from all the battleground states Mitt Romney got roughly:   7% of the Black vote;  29% of the Hispanic vote;  40% of the Under-30 vote; and, 35% of the single female vote. There is no way you can expect to win 270 electoral votes with those kinds of stats.…