All statements involving Matthew Dowd

"Harry Reid was against (the nuclear option) before he was for it. Mitch McConnell was for it before he was against it. President Obama was against it before he was for it."

Poll results from the past 35 years show that State of the Union speeches "do not move" presidential approval numbers.

"Barack Obama is in an economy that's only worsened since he's been president of the United States."

Obama's approval numbers 'are in the low 40s.'

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