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Economic Politics

Election Results: The November surprise will be Trump wins

WASHINGTON, November 8, 2016 — Almost every poll suggests that Hillary Clinton will win the U.S. presidency tomorrow. But what if Donald Trump wins? While polls say the popular vote is close, the math of the Electoral College favors Clinton. Does Trump have a chance? Some analysts say Clinton’s Electoral College lead is insurmountable; Clinton could get as many as 325 ...

Understanding American businessman Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 — Amazingly, Donald Trump has essentially won the Republican nomination for President of the Unites States after his stunning victory Tuesday evening in Indiana. While he has gotten the most votes thus far in the nation’s Republican primary caucuses and contests, there are a number of Republicans and even more Independents ...

Democrats return to the economic politics of shame

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2016 — As I listen to the speeches and the advertisements for the various candidates for president, it seems clear that there is a big difference between the message of the Republicans and the message of the Democrats. The Republicans seek voter support by offering a change from the past seven years ...