What We’re Thinking

August 2, 2018: The NC Election

Filling in for Tom Jensen, PPP’s Jim Williams breaks down the results of a new survey of NC voters. (Summary: Democrats are likely to make gains if they can maintain their enthusiasm gap, but the six proposed constitutional amendments all appear likely to pass.)

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July 19, 2018: Helsinki

“So the right strategy for Democrats, rather than getting angry and calling Trump a traitor, they should be getting contemptuous and calling him a wuss?” “That about sums it up.”

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July 12, 2018: Kavanaugh

New PPP surveys show Americans do not support a Supreme Court nominee who will overturn abortion rights, workers’ rights, voting rights, and healthcare protections – and they’ll also oppose Senators who vote to endorse such a nominee.

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July 5, 2018: Earls/Jackson

It’s a tight race between Democratic challenger Anita Earls and Republican incumbent Barbara Jackson for a seat on the State Supreme Court – but Tom thinks Earls has the edge, especially with a second Republican entering the fray.

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June 14, 2018: Good Vs Evil

Good-versus-evil all around: Tom discusses a new national poll on the 2018 and 2020 elections, and we preview the UNC/Oregon State matchup at the College World Series. (Also, the age-old question: LeBron or MJ?)

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