party politics

Jobless and Angry: The Politics of Unemployment

As the ranks of independent voters are swelling, a Gallup analysis for DailyFinance reveals that in the last six months, a higher percentage of jobless voters identified themselves as independent than Democrat or Republican at least half of the time. Incumbents, be warned.

Why Washington Gridlock is Overrated

Apparently, lots of voters think it's healthy for the neither party to have the votes in Congress to impose its will. But investors need to keep in mind the giant problems that need solving and that can get solved only if the Democrats and Republicans somehow learn to work together.