Daily Clips: September 27th, 2016

Solar power cost down 25% in five months – “There’s no reason why the cost of solar will ever increase again”

Gun responsibility took center stage in last night’s debate: Hillary Clinton displayed a nuanced understanding of gun violence that compared favorably to Donald Trump’s mumblings about the “hell” of inner cities.

Early polls and focus groups suggest Hillary Clinton won the first debate:

This initial evidence will confirm those spot judgments, and that could matter. As I wrote earlier this month, political science research indicates that media judgments about who “won” a debate could help influence voters’ perceptions of who won.

Great graphic:


Tweet of the day: So presidential. Such a great temperament.



Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.