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    Snapshot of the Day: The Biden Bounce

    The very latest presidential delegate counts, trends, etc. are available from Real Clear Politics.  Carolina Journal has the latest on North Carolina politics. President Donald Trump won the Republican primary in a breeze, getting more than 90% of the vote. Among minor party candidates, voters for both the…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2020
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    Trump Administration Expands Health Savings Accounts

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on a huge potential change in health care. According to Roberts: President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First in late June of this year.  It allows a patient to use…
    Brenee Goforth, September 4, 2019
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    Which Generation Will Deal With the Federal Spending Mess?

    If you have kids or grandkids, a federal fiscal mess awaits them, according to Pew researchers. Will they kick the can down the road as well? Not very many people seem to care about paring back federal spending. When Americans are asked to make up the budget for the…
    Donna Martinez, April 22, 2019
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    Rasmussen: Voters See Border Wall As Effective But No Emergency

    President Trump has talked of declaring a national emergency in order to proceed with building the wall at the Southern border that he believes is necessary to curb illegal immigration. What do likely voters think of that idea? The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that…
    Donna Martinez, January 14, 2019
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    “The Trade War to End All Trade Wars”

    That’s a passage from a thought-provoking article at the Hill by economist John Cochrane: One hundred and four years ago this August, the war to end all wars broke out. It was a war that nobody wanted. The world stumbled in to it almost by accident…
    Jon Guze, August 2, 2018
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    Do Voters Think “Fire and Fury” is Fact or Fiction?

    From Rasmussen Reports: Voters are split on whether the new book about President Donald Trump, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” is an attack piece or truth. But most don’t plan to read it anyway. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 36% of Likely U.S.
    Donna Martinez, January 15, 2018
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    What’s Next For Obamacare Reform?

    JLF’s Mitch Kokai analyzes federal health care reform developments on “Front Row.” Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, July 24, 2017