March 12, 2015

Watch m+p partner Lee Carter on FOX & Friends as she gives us the pulse of the people. She discusses Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress, Hillary Clinton's remarks about girl power, and a State Department spokesperson's response to Clinton's use of her personal email. Using dials from a focus group with both liberals and conservatives, Carter shows us what Americans truly felt about the recent remarks.

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February 17, 2015

m+p partner Lee Carter discusses the Affordable Care Act on FOX News's Strategy Room with Gregg Jarrett. 

 

Our language recommendation: when discussing the ACA, it’s time to focus on tangible benefits to Americans—not on party lines. 

 

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February 04, 2015

Next to nobody reads budgets. So how the President and others position it is incredibly important. And boy has he found a gem with “middle class economics.”

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January 22, 2015

 

This year, the White House’s approach to the State of the Union was different than it has been in the past. Instead of guarding the content and tone of the President’s address, it was freely shared. The State of the Union “striptease” as the media started to call it.

 

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January 22, 2015

How did the SOTU resonate--or not--with the American people? Lee Carter joins FOX & Friends' Brian Kilmeade with the answer.

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January 21, 2015

We gave our advice to President Obama and now that he has delivered his sixth State of the Union address, we have some feedback on language we loved and language that made us wonder whether what we heard was what he really meant to say.  

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January 20, 2015

It’s that time of the year again.  No, not THAT time…  We aren’t here to talk football.  But some might say we’re talking about the Super Bowl of speeches.  That’s right.  You guessed it!  It’s time for the State of the Union address. The time where language geeks everywhere (or at least here) get pretty excited…  We can’t wait to hear what the President has to say. 

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November 25, 2014

Lee Carter visits Fox and Friends to discuss some recent remarks by President Obama and Speaker Boehner. Reactions to President Obama, who was speaking on immigration reform and criticisms of his former advisor Jonathan Gruber, ranged from indifferent to negative. Speaker Boehner’s comments garnered a similar reaction, with people agreeing that both politicians lacked accountability.

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November 17, 2014

Lee Carter analyzes voter response surrounding Obama's discussion about a "failure of politics," net neutrality and the FCC. Using dials from a focus group consisting of both Democrats and Republicans, Carter shows the different impacts that each message has.

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November 11, 2014

Lee Carter visits Fox News to analyze and discuss the remarks made by President Obama and Senator Mitch McConnell after the recent midterm elections. President Obama's speech received mixed reviews, with his emphasis on the low voter turnout garnering a particular negative reaction. Senator McConnell received mix reviews as well, which Lee attributed to his focus on the past instead of moving forward.

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