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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

How Unemployment Affects Midterm Elections

From Real Clear Politics:

It’s become something of an article of faith within the lay punditry that high unemployment and a weak recovery will seriously weigh down the Democrats’ performance in the 2010 midterm elections. People vote with their pocketbooks, the adage goes, and their pocketbooks are likely to be awfully thin in November of 2010...On the other hand, pundits technical backgrounds have noted that predictive modeling shows a weak correlation at best between almost every measure of the performance of the economy and midterm gain.

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