Do these videos mean that the GOP gets empathy messaging now? Only time will tell, but they’re a positive indicator. read more
During his recent State of the Union address, President Obama decried the phenomenon of extremely long voting lines, saying: When any American — no matter where they live or what their party — are denied that right [to vote] because … read more
The changing ethnic makeup of the electorate spells doom for the GOP unless it can figure out a way to appeal to minorities, right? Everybody knows that. I thought I knew it too, and so, as part of the book … read more
On inauguration day, attention briefly turned to President Obama’s campaign opponent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who has largely withdrawn from public life since his loss to Obama. But that’s okay, it seems. Romney’s son Tagg told U.S. News & … read more
The GOP can’t win a national race without the support of women. At 53% of the electorate in the 2012 election, women broke for Obama decisively, 55% to 44%. Additionally, single women, which made up a nearly a quarter of … read more
In the latest episode of AEI’s Banter podcast, AEI research guru Jennifer Marsico sits down to talk about women in politics. Why aren’t there more women in political office? Do voters have a bias against women? Jen walks us through several recent … read more
If you want to know why Republicans got shellacked among Hispanics this year, look no further than the chart above. It’s from Resurgent Republic, a conservative but nonpartisan survey group whose latest report details the political opinions of Hispanic voters … read more
While Team Obama’s objectives weren’t particularly revolutionary—get the most votes!—their tactics certainly were. read more
Before Republicans start remaking the party in the ideological mold of the Democrats, they might want to start remaking themselves in the technological mold of the Obama campaign. read more
The Obama campaign assembled an unprecedented, unified data base made up of information from pollsters, fundraisers, field workers, consumer databases, social-media and mobile contacts. read more
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