Making Sense of the Midterms 2018

Why it’s all to play for in the 2018 midterm elections

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This year’s midterm elections are seen by many as the most important non-presidential contest in many years. But one pressing concern remains: following Donald Trump’s shock 2016 election victory, is it still possible to trust the polls? Ronald Ranta argues that, but for a few Midwestern states, the 2016 polls were really not all that inaccurate. This time around, […]

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    Trump’s tax cut was a well-timed giveaway for the midterms

Trump’s tax cut was a well-timed giveaway for the midterms

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When we talk about elections, the role of the economy inevitably looms large. Less than a year ago, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut bill, which alongside increased spending, may stimulate economic growth until 2019. Linda Yueh writes that the Trump-sponsored tax cut and fiscal stimulus are likely to influence voters to a greater degree than the president’s […]

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