Jul 14, 2016
Think back to our most recent presidents. What do you recall about their campaigns? How did they win our nation’s votes? Was it their policies? Their parties? Their commercials?
According to Mark McKinnon, chief strategy and media advisor to a former US president, and producer of the Showtime hit “The Circus,” it was their stories.
Apr 01, 2016
Trump may stand at the head of the GOP class with his delegate count, but from a communications perspective, he’s hard to pin down.
Mar 17, 2016
Feb 09, 2016
As the remaining presidential hopefuls geared up for today's New Hampshire primary, Hillary Clinton seemed to be taking a page out of Bernie Sanders’ book, fueling her arguments to voters with the populist rhetoric her opponent has traditionally delivered.
Dec 17, 2015
Last weekend’s political polls unveiled a surprise adjustment to GOP candidates’ standings: Ted Cruz’s favor among Republican voters has skyrocketed. CNN’s poll lists him in second place, with 22% support just short of Trump’s 27%. But he’s taken the lead in Iowa, with the Des Moines Register reporting Cruz is the favorite among 31% of voters, ten points ahead of Trump. Either way, the Texas senator has replaced Carson as Trump’s primary opposition, at least for now.
Dec 10, 2015
According to the December 2015 CNN/ORC Poll, Ben Carson has dropped a hefty eight points since the mid-October poll, and there are plenty of theories out there for the downturn in his polling numbers. One theory is that the drop is due to questions about the accuracy of his biography (Politico). Others have suggested that the renewed energy in Ted Cruz’s campaign and his recent endorsement by Iowa Rep. Steve King likely cut into Carson’s numbers (CNN). And even Carson himself has an explanation for the drop—public perceptions that he has little to no foreign policy experience (ABC News).
Oct 16, 2015BY Noah Zandan
If the GOP debates can be compared to a boxing match, the first Democratic debate was more like a jovial dinner party with old college friends (and maybe one guy who drank too much).