Dem polling memo: Treat Black Americans like swing voters

“All of this stems from surprising poll results from a Democratic outside group called Blueprint, which bills itself as ‘a new public opinion research initiative designed to study the most crucial voting groups and which policies and messages are breaking through and resonating with them.’ The short version: It’s a Democratic polling initiative trying to nudge Biden’s campaign and Democrats as a whole to come up with better messaging to swing voters.

Chuck Todd: When words lose meaning in politics

“All of this stems from surprising poll results from a Democratic outside group called Blueprint, which bills itself as ‘a new public opinion research initiative designed to study the most crucial voting groups and which policies and messages are breaking through and resonating with them.’ The short version: It’s a Democratic polling initiative trying to nudge Biden’s campaign and Democrats as a whole to come up with better messaging to swing voters.

The New York Times: Why Voters Are So Down on the Biden Economy

A Blueprint/YouGov poll conducted around the same time as the Times/Siena polls has more bad news for the Democrats. (Blueprint is a new project of Reid Hoffman, a co-founder of LinkedIn.) The poll results, first reported by Semafor, found that voters care most about inflation and least about jobs, yet believe that the Democrats are focused least on inflation and most on jobs.

The Daily Beast: Will Dem Election Wins Solve Their Joe Biden Problem?

Evan Roth Smith, the founder of Slingshot Strategies, conducted a recent poll for Blueprint—a new shop “​​designed to take a sober, hard look at what Democrats need to do in 2024”—and found voters most commonly associate Biden with his pandemic-era policies and student loan forgiveness.

Yahoo! Finance: Can Biden Solve His Economic Messaging Woes?

A new presentation by a Democratic group called Blueprint 2024 suggested that the answer is yes. Blueprint’s mission: try and isolate issues that are widely known, but not widely supported. Biden’s ongoing push to cancel $10,000 in student debt is at the top of that list. The poll of 1,063 voters was conducted from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 and found that, on net, 68% of voters were aware of Biden’s efforts in the student loan arena, but that the issue was divisive. While it might remain popular among Biden’s base, it only garnered 5% net support among the wider universe of voters.