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Is Student Loan Forgiveness Encouraging Educated Deadbeats?

Catch up online if you missed this spot on Fox & Friends earlier this week. Forgiving Graduate student debt is encouraging highly educated deadbeats. Student debt forgiveness is among the fastest growing entitlements in play right now. Income based repayments program has doubled under president Obama in the past 2 years. Student Loan debt forgiveness happens […]

 

Top 10 Most Unfortunate Named Candidates

In recognition of the 15-year-old North Carolina sophomore “Deez Nuts” the teen presidential candidate, we decided to step away from research to take a look back at other political candidate names that inspired a chuckle.   1) Young Boozer  |  The 39th State Treasurer of Alabama.   2) Janelle A. Lawless  |  Former chief judge of […]

 

Deez Nuts- a Methodological Artifact

This is an excerpt from the Bend Bulletin Article published August 23rd by Ben Brody.  Click here read the complete article. Historically, a handful of people have also embraced joke and protest candidates even at the moment that they went into the ballot box, said Bryon Allen, a partner in WPA Opinion Research, a political data company. […]

 

Are Minimum Wage Hikes Backfiring?

Check out Lisa Marie Boothe on Team Cavuto, Fox News on August 17th. “Liberals are putting low skilled workers in a dangerous position with these Fight for 15 campaigns. The reality is – when cash goes into one pocket, it comes out of another.  So what you’re doing is forcing these businesses to either pass the […]

 

Smartphones: the Way to Voters’ Hearts

As GOP candidates strategize after their August debate and Democratic nominees prep for their first debate on October 13th, one thing is clear: meeting voters where they are has become paramount in the 2016 presidential campaigns. Whether it’s Hillary Clinton’s super army of digital analysts or Rand Paul’s “Republican Internet” team, every candidate sees the […]

 

Be An Intern

At WPA, we like interns. We hire them, train them, work them super hard and make them super smart, torture them with nerf guns, only for them to betray us by going back to college. While we grieve the loss of our interns- we recognize the necessity of our relationship. Our role is to provide excellent work […]

 

Hillary is Not Inevitable

Watch the entire media spot here, or browse through a few highlights from the O’Reilly battle between Lisa and Mathew Hillary Clinton is NOT inevitable. Hillary just spent $2 Million in advertising in Iowa and New Hampshire- you can look at the numbers and see that she’s in trouble. She is losing ground with African […]

 

1007 opinions about Cosmopolitan Magazine

This is an excerpt from the original article by NICHOLAS KAMINSKY published by Mercatornet.  Read the complete article here. We’ve all been there, standing in line at the store, waiting patiently to purchase our groceries while scantily-clad, heavily-Photoshopped women stare longingly at us from the glossy covers of the surrounding magazines in the check-out aisle. As […]

 

Political Update | July

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward the 2016 Election, we distribute a political update every few weeks. In this update you can expect to find the following key indicators. Direction of the Country Obama Job Approval Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Obama Approval […]

 

The Contours of the GOP Field

A New Poll Shows the Contours of the GOP Field Fresh numbers suggest which candidates are likeliest to emerge from the party’s two main wings. This is an excerpt of an article by Charlie Cook written for the National Journal.  Click Here to read the complete article.     A previously unreported survey conducted for the Cruz […]

 

Senator Cruz Dismantles ICE Director Sarah Saldaña

Go put a bag of popcorn in the microwave. Trust me. Following the brutal murder of a young girl in San Francisco by an illegal alien who had been deported five times, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) grilled Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Sarah Saldaña during a Senate Judiciary Committee about the number of criminal […]

 

WPA in the News | Expanded School Days a Hot Topic in Texas

We’re always honored when our numbers are featured in newsworthy articles.  Follow WPA and these news outlets to stay informed about topics that matter to you. Advocates for expanding school days find uphill climb in Texas July 7, 2015 – Some educators believe they have found a simple, effective way to enhance student performance: keep them […]

 
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