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Sep 30 2013
What Americans think about Obamacare — in 7 charts
Obamacare is front and center Monday, a day before the health-care marketplaces will begin enrolling individuals and as the law sits at the center of a standoff on Capitol Hill over a stopgap spending bill that could produce a government shutdown. A lot of new polling data on Obamacare have been released in recent days. We’ve sifted through the numbers, on the lookout for the most interestingWashington Post
Oct 30 2014
Dem turnout machine cranks up
New polls and turnout data in the Democrat must-win states of Iowa, North Carolina and Colorado show the party poised to lose control of the Senate after eight years in command. But the latest Fox News national poll suggests that the blue team, after spending more than a billion dollars and hitting every wedge issue imaginable, may finally be getting some traction in the effort to mobilize itsFox News (Online News)
Feb 09 2017
Civility or Free Speech?At AllSides, we admittedly have a general bias in favor of free speech and civil discourse. So what should we think about Elizabeth Warren's words on the Senate floor and the action to silence her? Senate Rule 19 started 115 years ago in response to a fistfight in the Capitol. Rules in the Senate and in the House are designed to avoid personal attacks to establish a level of civility. However, John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Sep 20 2012
Is the 2012 election tilting toward Democrats?
Either were at a turning point in the 2012 election, or a lot of pollsters are getting it wrong.
The question for the past week-plus has been whether President Obamas convention bounce and a series of stumbles for Mitt Romney have recast the 2012 race.
Some national polls say yes, and a few say no. But more and more, the data at the state level point to some real movement inWashington Post
May 04 2015
The 2016 Republican field might be the most diverse ever — for either party
The addition of Carly Fiorina (not a white man) and Ben Carson (not a white man) to a Republican 2016 field that already includes Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul means that the 2016 Republican field will likely be the most diverse from either party since at least 1992. Given how the country has diversified -- and given how many non-white-men are already in the GOP field -- it's likely thatWashington Post
Nov 21 2018
Trump Says US Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' of Saudi Arabia: Foolish or Strategic?President Trump announced that the US will remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia, signaling there will be no new punishment for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Some have criticized Trump for not being harsh enough on the Saudi regime, as the CIA concluded that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman facilitated the killing. Others have said that his approach is strategic and will preserve John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
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Nov 01 2018
Media Weigh in on Midterms as Election Day ApproachesWith the Nov. 6 midterm elections approaching, media outlets are analyzing the pivotal factors that will influence many of the tight races across the country and the likely outcomes on Election Day. Some have criticized President Trump's approach to key issues and say that it will backfire for Republicans, particularly as he ramps up political pressure around illegal immigration and the migrant John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Oct 12 2015
Obama: Hillary Clinton’s Personal Email a Mistake but Didn’t Endanger U.S.
President Barack Obama said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server was a mistake, but that U.S. national security hadn’t been endangered.
In his first extensive remarks on the controversy that has roiled the Democratic presidential primary, Mr. Obama said on CBS’s “60 Minutes” program on Sunday that questions about Mrs. Clinton’s email arrangementWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 29 2014
Hundreds of Thousands Face Health Law Subsidy Deadline
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are at risk of losing or having to pay back health insurance subsidies from the Affordable Care Act and face a Tuesday deadline for reconciling the problem.
The inconsistencies present a looming headache for next year's tax season, according to tax and policy experts, which is when Americans are expected to have to pay back some or all of any subsidyWall Street Journal (News)