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White Working Class

  1. 2018 midterms
    Will the Kavanaugh Fight Affect the Midterms?All the noise about Kavanaugh could encourage the older white voters who usually vote in midterms to show up, but Democratic enthusiasm remains high.
  2. White Non-Evangelical Working-Class Women Could Be 2018’s Key Swing VotersGender, class and religious outlook are pulling one swing voter category away from the GOP.
  3. Democrats Must Get Real With White Working-Class VotersThe left and center prescriptions for reaching these voters often miss the need to connect culturally and to reflect their desire to fix government.
  4. The Democratic Party Has an ‘MSNBC Problem’Fox News prioritizes the GOP’s messaging needs over chasing viewers. MSNBC doesn’t do Democrats the same favor.
  5. No, Democratic Populism Won’t Force Republicans to Accept Big GovernmentReihan Salam wants Republicans to develop a positive agenda of universal programs the white working class will embrace. It’s not going to happen.
  6. White Working-Class Voters May Not Care About Trump ScandalsSo what if the president is a little bit piggy and a little bit thuggy?
  7. Roseanne Barr and Mark Penn Stand Up for Poor Persecuted ConservativesApparently, conservatives have to run absolutely everything before they no longer fear to express their love for POTUS.
  8. Did Americans Turn to Opioids Out of Despair — or Just Because They Were There?A new study casts doubt on the idea that the epidemic is driven by economic hardship.
  9. Trump Losing Ground With Women, Especially in the White Working ClassThe very large gender gap Donald Trump has generated is really beginning to cut against his reelection odds.
  10. The Uncertain Future of Trumpism Without TrumpRepublicans thought Ed Gillespie had found a way to appeal to Trump supporters without alienating suburbanites. Turns out it’s not so easy.
  11. Trump Democrats Are Rare — But Electorally ImportantAnd the GOP’s heinous health-care bill may allow the Donkey Party to win them back.
  12. Trump’s Loss of Support Is Where He Can Least Afford ItAn analysis of approval data shows Trump struggling with college-educated white voters, and even with his blue-collar “base,” in battleground states.
  13. There May Not Be As Many ‘Trump Democrats’ As Previously ImaginedThe obsession with “Obama-Trump voters” showing the fatal Democratic weakness in 2016 may be based on imaginary party-switchers voting GOP as usual.
  14. Republican Favored in Overshadowed South Carolina Special ElectionLower education levels, a larger minority population, and affection for Trump make this SC race a better bet for the GOP win than GA-06 next door.
  15. Telling Trump Fans He’s Betraying Them Won’t WorkThe president’s white working class base voters won’t abandon him even if Democrats pursue them with populist pitchforks.
  16. ‘Small Government’ Conservatism Is Killing Republican VotersAnd they’re starting to figure that out.
  17. The Trump Voters Who Don’t Deserve Democrats’ SympathyIf some people want to vote against their own self-interest, maybe the party should let them.
  18. Hillary Clinton’s Millennial Problem Never Went AwayA new analysis finds her weakness among young white working-class voters and younger black people was crucial on Election Day.
  19. Reminder: Clinton Did Virtually Nothing to Court White Voters in the Rust BeltThere’s plenty of space between ignoring the Rust Belt completely and selling out black voters to appeal to the white working class.
  20. Trump Will Betray His White Working-Class Base. When and How Will Matter a Lot.It will open a door for Democrats.
  21. Trump Has a Voter-Registration ProblemYes, theoretically Trump could benefit from a tide of votes from white working-class voters. But he lacks the resources to get them registered.
  22. Trump’s Incredibly Narrow Path to VictoryTrump is betting everything on an intense appeal to white working-class voters. But it’s not a great bet.
  23. Running Out of Working-Class Whites: Why Trump Is Struggling in Red StatesHow Trump fares will often depend on whether there are non-college-educated whites who aren’t already voting Republican.
  24. Trump No Longer Kicking Ass With the White Working ClassThe mogul is showing some new weakness in his base demographic.
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