Daily Clips: October 25th, 2016
Obamacare’s premiums are spiking. What’s wrong with the law? According to Caroline Pearson, “the dramatic premium increase should be a one-time correction.”
North Carolina race could determine whether GOP keeps the Senate: I haven’t read much about this race, but as it stands Sen. Richard Burr (R) is in a very close contest with Deborah Ross (D). Currently, “Ross is benefiting from a strong Democratic turnout effort and from campaign visits” from Obama, Kaine, and Clinton.
AT&T’s merger could be a bad sign for the economy: I’m reading “Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism” at the moment and its relevance to the AT&T merger is frightening. Our economy is full of big companies and “that trend worries a growing number of economists, who fear it suggests an economy that is becoming less dynamic and competitive over time.”
Obama was right about Republican extremism all along: Excellent article.
New Elway poll shows Initiative 1491 with 67% support: Initiative 1491, which would enact extreme risk protection orders (thus preventing firearms access to those posing a danger to themselves or others), is at 67%. That is a three percent increase in support from August. Only 18% oppose it.
It sure looks like Washington citizens will defeat the gun lobby for the second election in a row.
Tweet of the day:
— Arindrajit Dube (@arindube) October 24, 2016