A Path to Democratic Ascendancy on the Economy

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Despite acting boldly to address the economic crash, the voters lost confidence in the Democrats on the economy in the years since the heady days of the 2008 presidential election — and that is mostly still true. That loss of confidence is the principal reason why Democrats lost control of the House in 2010 and why the election for President and the Congress in 2012 could be competitive.