CNN has a new "generic congressional" poll out that states the Democrats will win back the house: Specifically with the CNN poll, of the 1003 people CNN questioned, Democrats were talked to more than Republicans (by 9 points, 34% dem, 25% rep, 40% neither), so it is no shock that the Dems won the poll … Continue reading Generic Congressional Polls – What Do They Mean?
The August jobs report showed good numbers in both the number of new jobs (+200K) and increased wages (up 2.9%). The average pay went up $0.77 per hour to $27.16, which is roughly $1500 per year, but that is only half of the story. If you combine the wage increase and the tax cuts, you … Continue reading Rising Wages Plus The Tax Cuts
Obsessing over polling headlines, the drudgereport.com has been hyping up the "blue wave" and specifically targeting Ted Cruz in Texas, for example: Drudge also headlined the other day something about Cruz being in "the fight of his life", which is odd, I thought running (and losing) against Trump in 2016 would have been a bigger … Continue reading Texas Senate Race, Ted Cruz Will Win and the Problem With The Polls