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Republicans Can’t Count on the Economy to Keep Them in Power

Research shows little correlation between state of economy, vote outcome during non-presidential elections

No Schlubs Like Me: Americans Don’t Like Politicians In Debt

Despite their own indebtedness, voters say they don’t want candidates with debt

Planes, Trains and (Ride-Hailing) Automobiles

Most airports make a lot of money from parking, but only some are losing revenue to Uber and Lyft

In Robust Job Market, Gig Workers’ Satisfaction on Par With Wider Workforce

Poll: 67% of those in the gig economy use contract jobs as supplementary income; 33% rely on it as main source

Voters More Likely to Support Trade Agreements – and Tariffs

A plurality of all voters in poll say free trade agreements have had a positive impact on the United States

Farm-State Voter Sentiment About Trump Has Held Steady Despite Trade War

But experts say Trump’s ratings could fall if trade spat causes long-term damage to agricultural exports

Plurality Of Voters Say Consumer Protection Has Gotten Worse Under Trump

Poll comes amid pending CFPB director nomination for Kathy Kraninger

Americans Want More Trade With Major Economic Partners, Poll Shows

Most Americans also express concern about trade war with China

Most Republicans Support Vertical Mergers Despite AT&T-Time Warner Court Challenge

Poll shows Republicans also more likely to support government’s current regulatory approach

Voters Stay Split on Whether Tariffs Are Good for the United States

Voters are divided, 38% to 42%, on whether duties on Chinese imports will help or hurt U.S. economy