Robert Schlesinger

January 2010


Obama's State of the Union Address: An Opportunity, Overhyped

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By Robert Schlesinger, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Gallup brings some bad news for Obama partisans: State of the Union addresses don't typically give presidents a polling bump. The polling organization looked at its pre- and post-State of the Union polling numbers for presidents going back to Jimmy ...

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More Bad News for House, Senate Democrats

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By Robert Schlesinger, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

It's proving to be another tough day for congressional Democrats, with three more drips into a growing pool of bad political news for the party. Today brought two more announcements of Dems opting to not run this year; and a well-known political ...

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