Tag Archive: October Surprise

Anything Can Happen Between Now and Election Day — and Probably Will

All the polls say it’s going to be a good November for the Republicans. They say the GOP has a better than even chance to take control of the Senate. Some pundits are going even further, looking into their crystal balls and declaring it could be a wave election, a GOP tsunami. If you’re a…

The October Surprise

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Looks like we just got the October Surprise.  The unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent.  It’s down to 7.8. Normally, that number would be considered terrible news for any incumbent seeking re-election.  But compared to 10, 9, or 8 percent … anything starting with a 7 looks good by comparison, especially this close to Election…