The strength of the public’s like or dislike for a president matters a great deal in midterm elections.
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To improve his chances in the 2008 presidential race, Sen. John McCain must win more support from the right.
The latest polls show that Democrats are more energized than Republicans about the midterm elections.
Public opinion is turning in Democrats’ favor, but a lack of top quality contenders could hurt the party in midterm elections.
A race-by-race analysis signals that the GOP has a good chance of retaining control in midterm elections.
National polls indicate that Republicans are at least as bad off as Democrats were in 1994, prior to losing control of Congress.
Democrats would be wise to maintain a strong presence even in states that are heavily Republican.
The upcoming presidential campaign will be the first since 1928 that doesn’t feature a sitting president or vice president.
The two front-runners for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination are unpopular with large portions of the party.
Energy prices deserve more attention than they typically receive for their influence on presidents’ approval ratings.