Mike Berman’s Washington Watch

No. 150

October 28, 2016

In this Washington Watch:

State of the Nation
Governors
President Obama
2016 Election
The Contest for President
General Election Debates
Women Will Get It Done
Restaurants: Boston

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State of the Nation

29% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction while 65% say it is on the wrong track. (NBC/WSJ, 10/13) The official BLS seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2016 is 5.0% If one takes into account...

Governors

Ordinarily the WW does not track governor races. However, for this last issue before the election, the following is a brief report on governors. There is not much action here. Republicans are dominant among the governors. That is not likely...

President Obama

The public’s grading of President Obama’s job approval, as found by Gallup on 10/23/16, is 57% approval/ 40% disapproval. A year ago it was 43% approval/51% disapproval. Six months ago it was 48% approval /48% disapproval. [Gallup] The following are...

2016 Election

As the election approaches, 26% of likely voters say they are strong Democrats while an additional 9% say they are not strong Democrats. 19% say they are strong Republicans, and an additional 7% describe themselves as not strong Republicans. 33%...

The Contest for President

It is hard to imagine that two candidates could be more different than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In the Washington Post/ABC survey likely voters were asked a series of questions about the two candidates. [10/13]   Clinton Yes /...

Women Will Get It Done: Women in Politics

Going forward, the Washington Watch will be including short sections from a project that I have been working on called, “Women Will Get it Done.” Women in Politics Today, women hold more seats in Congress than ever before but this...

Restaurant: Bistro du Midi

Boston, Mass: The restaurant has two levels. To the right as you enter there is a with bar seating for about a dozen people and seating for 24 at tables. Both the dinner menu from the second floor and a separate bar menu are available.

Restaurant: Bistro Mistral

Boston, Mass: The dining room is straight ahead and quite long. It turns out that it is L- shaped and swings to the right at the end. To the right of the entry is a very long bar with 20 high stools . The backs of the stools are covered and seem unusually comfortable.

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