Daniel Strauss

Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Daniel

A new Public Policy Polling survey found fairly good news for Democrats in Michigan: Mark Schauer, the gubernatorial candidate, is tied with Gov. Rick Snyder (R) while Rep. Gary Peters (D) leads former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land (R) in the race for U.S. Senate.

But there's another notable finding in the poll results: both Republican candidates' unfavorables are higher than their favorables and also higher than their Democratic opponents' unfavorables.

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