The Opportunity Debate: Upward Mobility and The American Dream, A Heartland Monitor Poll Briefing at the Presidential Debate

October 3, 2012
Denver, CO, Colorado

On October 3rd, just hours before the first presidential debate, a panel of national pollsters and party strategists along with Governor John Hickenlooper, Representative Diana DeGette explored the key issues impacting November's presidential race.  Drawing on the top findings and highlights from the Allstate -- National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll, this event provided a compelling profile of the most significant voting bloc in America today: the middle class. Using polling data, these experts explored middle class perspectives on economic security, social mobility and outlooks on the future. 

View our event video below:


Governor John Hickenlooper: Colorado and 2012 Election from The Atlantic and National Journal on

American Dream Debate: Introduction and New Poll Results from The Atlantic and National Journal on

Diana DeGette: What Obama Will Do with Four More Years from The Atlantic and National Journal on

Economic Inequality, the Middle Class & the 2012 Election from The Atlantic and National Journal on

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