Analyzing the election results

    Does a closer inspection of Tuesday’s election results leave any clues for next year’s midterm elections? Frank Newport, Editor-in-Chief at the Gallup Poll and WHYY’s Dave Heller take a look at the results and the numbers.

    Does a closer inspection of Tuesday’s election results leave any clues for next year’s midterm elections? Frank Newport, Editor-in-Chief at the Gallup Poll and WHYY’s Dave Heller take a look at the results and the numbers. Plus, find out which countries are most appealing to immigrants. All that and more in today’s edition of What Are We Thinking.

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    This week on What Are We Thinking:
    – Can lessons from Tuesday’s election results serve as predictors for next year’s 2010 midterm elections?

    – Are so-called ‘moderate’ Republicans increasingly marginalized in the GOP?

    – What should we pay most attention to in terms of judging the health of the economy – the unemployment rate or consumer confidence?

    – Which countries are most appealing to immigrants? (assuming no barrier to entry)

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