AmericasDemocrats.org–June 3rd, 2012

Tamara Draut

The quality of jobs for non-college graduates is as low as ever, and young people feel they must go to college just to stay even. Then they pile up debt for a diploma that guarantees them little in the search for that first job. Author Tamara Draut examines the economics of being a 20- or 30-something in 2012.

http://www.demos.org/tamara-draut

John Halpin

John Halpin, a political analyst with the Center for American Progress, reports that the 2012 presidential election will come down to 12 states or fewer and that President Obama can win the race, even if by only a narrow margin.

http://www.americanprogress.org/experts/HalpinJohn.html

John Nichols

Bill Press talks Wisconsin recall election with John Nichols, a correspondent for The Nation, and with the National Journal’s Major Garrett.

http://billpressshow.com/

http://www.thenation.com/authors/john-nichols

AmericasDemocrats.org–February 26, 2012

John Halpin

John Halpin of the Center for American Progress coauthored a study on how President Obama can put together enough electoral votes to win a second term. It won’t be easy, and victory will depend on turnout of the Democratic base.

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Mike Barnes

According to Mike Barnes, a former congressman and now a foreign policy analyst, President Obama’s foreign policy has made the United States much better regarded throughout the world. And, he says, Russia’s Vladimir Putin is nothing but a dictator.

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Leon Billings

An environmental expert, who says Barack Obama is “a light green president” – much better on the environment than his predecessor but still somewhat tepid on some issues.

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