Early Warning Blog
Defense executives in the nation's capital are less worried about Hurricane Sandy than they are about the budgetary storm that will befall federal spending at year's end, but if Mitt Romney is elected president their fears are likely to dissipate quickly. The Obama Administration has set defense
On September 8, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a television station in Virginia Beach that he wanted to buy more F-22 fighters for the Air Force, a move that would require reopening the program's production line. Romney was stumping for votes in the southeastern corner of the
I am that most valuable of commodities in this election season, an undecided voter registered in a swing state (Virginia). You might think that being a 60-year-old white male who works at a conservative think tank, I'd be leaning toward the Republican. Well I'm not, because I'm waiting for Mr.
A statistical analysis of how defense sequestration would impact employment in each of the 50 states finds that several "swing" states crucial to President Obama's reelection prospects would be hit especially hard. Specifically, four of the ten states losing the most defense jobs if sequestration
There are only three times when most general-election voters pay close attention in a presidential race, and one of those times is right around the corner for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. As a new national figure emerges to secure his party's nomination for president, the window opens