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  • According to the latest “Back-to-Normal Barometer,” roughly 50% of college football fans and 49% of NFL fans under age 44 would be more upset if the upcoming football season was canceled. Get more insights from the survey in this article from The Well News....

  • As Coronavirus numbers continue to increase across the US, Americans are wrestling with decisions around schooling, childcare, and returning to work. This top-line data review from late July 2020 tracks consumer perceptions as the pandemic continues to affect American daily life....

  • The latest Back-to-Normal Barometer results indicate that as much as 68% of Republicans who are "ready to go" back to travel and leisure activities, have concerns about resuming as media continues to cover protests and riots across the country....

  • Jon Last, President of the Sports & Leisure Research Group joins Cheddar to discuss the most recent 'Back-to-Normal Barometer' Survey and why golfers are more optimistic....

  • As Congress is reviewing options for a new COVID-19 stimulus package, the most recent Back To Normal Barometer survey found that 80% of Americans support expanding paid sick and family leave to include businesses with 500 or more employees. Get more survey results in Paul Bedard's latest article....

  • As Coronavirus numbers surge across the US, Americans are less optimistic than ever about the future. This top-line data review from July 2020 tracks consumer perceptions as the pandemic continues to affect American daily life. ...

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Real Clear Politics March 7, 2016 Reid’s strategy is to mount significant public pressure on Republicans and force them to change their position. In addition to speaking about the court’s vacancy in every speech on the Senate floor, Reid and his fellow Democrats have held one press...

Boston Globe February 29, 2016 “Sanders’ base seems to be strong, he seems to be bringing new people into the process,” said Rodell Mollineau, a Democratic strategist. “I’m not sure that will change.” But if Sanders loses big on Tuesday, as polls suggest he might, the calls for him...

The Hill January 26, 2016 Democratic strategist Rodell Mollineau gives Hillary Clinton kudos for her response to a student who confronted her in Monday night's town hall forum about her trustworthiness. "I thought it was the best response she can give," says Mollineau. "I think there are a...

Morning Consult January 20, 2016 But more often, vote-a-rama becomes a modern-day gladiatorial arena, featuring amendments from both parties wholly designed to force vulnerable incumbents to take sides on controversial issues. War rooms are set up directly off of the floor, as the parties’ top budget experts...

New York Times January 13, 2015 For now, each chamber will protect its own. Conservatives will have a voice in the House, and Senate Republicans up for re-election will have the protection of Mr. McConnell in the role of "Mr. No." "I think this is a short-term issue,"...

CNN January 11, 2016 While there is a laundry list of other bills the Senate could take up this year -- including a massive international trade deal and sweeping criminal justice reform -- McConnell might be reluctant to negotiate anything major with a lame duck Democratic president...

AP October 21, 2015 Vice President Joe Biden's decision not to run for president clears a wider path for Hillary Rodham Clinton by removing the last major unknown in the Democratic contest to succeed President Barack Obama. Clinton has remained the front-runner for the nomination since launching her...

Bangor Daily News October 21, 2015 His decision also ends a highly public, months-long “will he or won’t he?” political guessing game about Biden’s intentions which had shadowed Clinton’s campaign and frozen the support of Democratic activists and donors. “It solidifies and crystallizes the race. There will be...