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  • 81 Percent of Republicans Say Russia Investigation Is Politically Motivated

    12/07/2017 10:33:03 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-07-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    One of the major potential weaknesses of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is that voters could consider it a political hack job. This is especially a problem since several (former) members of his team are partisan Democrats who aggressively criticized President Trump when he was still a candidate for president. Clearly, voters -- especially Republicans and independents -- are paying attention. According to a new CBS News poll, 81 percent of Republican voters believe that the investigation into Trump associates and Russia is "politically motivated." 48 percent of independents feel the same way. Only 17 percent of Republican voters and 42...
  • Poll: 55% approve of Trump’s handling of Hurricane Harvey

    09/07/2017 11:25:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 7, 2017 | Allahpundit
    Conspicuously good numbers for a president whom Democrats despise and whose job approval has been stuck in the high 30s/low 40s for months. It’s hard to imagine Dems ever coming around on Trump, especially when so many view his victory as illegitimate due to Russiagate, but between the good vibes over his storm handling and his sudden outreach to Schumer and Pelosi, there may be some Strange New Respect in opinions about him soon. Of course, if things go to hell in Florida when Hurricane Irma hits, all bets are off. The President gets especially good ratings when it comes...
  • If 2016 Election Were Held Again, Unaffiliated Voters Would Vote Trump

    08/24/2017 12:24:07 PM PDT · by Boomer · 13 replies
    NC Civitas ^ | 8/23/2017 | Demi Dowdy
    RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll has found that 43 percent of likely North Carolina unaffiliated voters say if the presidential election were held again today, they would vote for Donald J. Trump while just 39 percent of them said they would vote for Hillary Clinton.
  • Pew: Majority Of Dems Feel ‘Stressed’ Talking To Trump Supporters

    07/23/2017 2:33:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 21, 2017 | Ted Goodman
    A majority of Democrats find it stressful to talk with supporters of President Donald Trump, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Thursday. The latest national survey by Pew, conducted June 27 through July 9 among 2,505 adults, found that 68 percent of both Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents find it “stressful and frustrating” to talk about politics with people who have a different opinion of Trump. Just 28 percent of the two groups found it “interesting and informative.” Republicans in the same poll were more split on the question. Only 52 percent of Republicans or Republican-leaning independents said that...
  • Trump Cracked the Firewall: Can it happen again?

    03/10/2017 10:56:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | March 10, 2017 | Ron Faucheux
    Donald Trump’s compulsion to exaggerate the magnitude of his election victory––talking about a landslide that didn’t happen and miscounting electoral votes––has distracted from the true strategic importance of his triumph. From one perspective, the size of Trump’s win wasn’t so impressive. He received 45.9 percent of the popular vote––two points less than his opponent and four points shy of a majority––and he captured fewer electoral votes than the winners of seven of the last nine elections. From another angle, Trump’s win was very impressive. He won the battleground states of Ohio, Florida, North Carolina and Iowa––states that swing back and...
  • Scarborough: Trump Will Blow GOP Apart—W Last Republican Prez

    01/16/2017 8:47:12 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 67 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is the party—the Republican party, that is—over? That's what Joe Scarborough is predicting. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough surmised that "Donald Trump, by the end, will blow apart the Republican party" and that people are "going to look at George W. Bush as the last Republican president." Scarborough depicted Trump as "in a sense, the first independent president." Joe also suggested that Bernie Sanders might have the same party-demolishing impact on the Democrats. View the video here.
  • Fox News Poll: Clinton ahead of Trump by two points

    11/04/2016 3:42:44 PM PDT · by Sonar5 · 126 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/4/2016 | Dana Blanton
    Trump has an 8-point edge over Clinton among independents (41-33 percent). That’s down from his 13-point advantage last week (41-28 percent). Johnson takes 11 percent.
  • NC Early Vote Update (10/29) - Another good day for Republicans

    10/29/2016 9:17:20 AM PDT · by JerseyRepub · 10 replies
    Michael Bitzer's Blog ^ | 10/29/2016 | Dr. Michael Bitzer
    Another good day for the registered Republicans and relevant poor day for registered Democrats. The good guys continue to show up more than they did in 2012 and the Democrats are fewer, especially black voters. Unaffiliated votes are the biggest surprise this time as 35% more of them early voting relative to 2016. It's a long blog, but towards the end is a most interesting find, based on Dr. Bitzer's analysis: "Finally, I was interested in the rise of the unaffiliated voter and if they had participated in the state's March 2016 presidential primary election in one of the two...
  • Blue-Collar Voters Flocking To Trump – Special Alert! (video)

    10/27/2016 6:35:41 PM PDT · by Signalman · 18 replies ^ | 10/27/2016 | Dick Morris
    Synopsis: There is a massive surge for Trump from HS Graduates. Analysis of Fox News polling shows a massive surge for Trump with both men and women who have HS education. Last week, Trump was 18 pts ahead with HS educated men. Now he is 30 points ahead. Last week, Trump was ahead with HS educated women by 27 pts. He is now 34 pts ahead with this group. Neither group can stand Hillary. This is highly significant because while the College educated voting group has "maxed out" in terms of what percentage of them have previously voted and who...
  • THIS IS HUGE: TRUMP UP BY 12 in MN Working Class District! And Dems Going Independent

    10/27/2016 6:32:57 PM PDT · by GilGil · 47 replies
    American via Gateway Pundit ^ | October 26, 2016 5:17 pm | Jim Hoft
    The eighth Congressional District of Minnesota is a working class area in Eastern Minnesota. It has voted for a Democrat in the last four Presidential elections. It has a Democrat Congressman and will likely be the most expensive Congressional race this year. Usually, a Democrat Presidential candidate would win. But a recent poll held a shock: Donald Trump is up 12 points! And more: Trump is winning among women. And the Democrat Party is losing members. They’re becoming Independents.
  • Rassmusen , Trump up 38% , hrc 33% among indie voters

    10/24/2016 1:32:23 PM PDT · by wright2bear · 61 replies
    Rasmussen ^ | 10/24/2016 | Rasmussen

    10/23/2016 6:05:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 20, 2016 | John Hayward
    YouGov’s post-debate poll finds Hillary Clinton winning the third presidential debate by a 10-point margin over Donald Trump, 49 percent to 39 percent. However, undecided and third-party voters gave Trump a 22-point lead. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) When asked to chose only between Clinton and Trump in the 2016 election, 61 percent of undecided and third-party candidates picked Trump after the third debate, versus 39 percent for Clinton. This could be an encouraging result for Trump, because 9 percent of respondents to YouGov preferred a third-party candidate, or professed themselves undecided. A statistically insignificant number said they did not plan to vote at...
  • #NeverTrump GOP Candidate McMullin Admits Goal to Prevent Trump from Winning (trunc)

    10/23/2016 6:03:24 AM PDT · by libstripper · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct. 22, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Full title: "#NeverTrump GOP Candidate McMullin Admits His Goal is to Prevent Trump from Winning (Pro-Hillary)" This is what we expected all along. The #NeverTrump GOP candidate Evan McMullin is working to eliminate Donald Trump and elect Hillary Clinton. The #NeverTrump Republican candidate last week told reporters Republicans are racist. The #NeverTrump movement hopes McMullin will steal enough votes from Trump for Hillary to win Utah.
  • Poll: Trump ahead among NC unaffiliated voters

    10/21/2016 8:53:23 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 15 replies ^ | August 18, 2016 | Donna King
    ALEIGH - A poll released Thursday shows that Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton among unaffiliated voters in North Carolina 38 to 28 percent. The poll is from N.C. conservative think tank the Civitas Institute and also shows that unaffiliated voters have an increasingly favorable view Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, at 46 percent favorable, compared to 40 percent this time last year. His opponent, Democrat Roy Cooper, is polling 31 percent favorable. Cooper had his unfavorable numbers double in a year, jumping from 14 percent to 26 percent. The poll found that among unaffiliated voters, McCrory leads Cooper 43...
  • YouGov Poll Debate Winner Among Independents: Trump +15

    10/10/2016 2:17:22 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 72 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10 10 16
    YouGov Poll Debate Winner Among Independents: Trump 51 (+15) Clinton 36
  • GOP POLLSTER FRANK LUNTZ: Trump is 'back in the race'

    10/09/2016 9:37:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 10, 2016 | Pamela Engel
    Republican pollster Frank Luntz said Donald Trump is back in the game after a strong performance at Sunday night's debate. "I may have made a mistake in writing off Trump," Luntz tweeted after the second presidential debate. "After talking with voters tonight, he's back in this race." Sunday's debate came at the tail end of the most tumultuous weekend of the Republican presidential nominee's campaign so far. Trump landed in hot water on Friday when a leaked recording showed him boasting about trying to sleep with a married woman and remarking that he could "grab" women "by the p---y" because...
  • Poll: Independents break for Clinton as national lead widens

    10/07/2016 8:25:05 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7 Oct 2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened up a 5-point lead over Republican Donald Trump nationally as independent voters have moved strongly into her corner, a new poll finds.
  • How Trump won over a bar full of undecideds and Democrats

    09/27/2016 7:05:54 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    YOUNGSTOWN, Pa. — Ken Reed sat down at the main bar of the Tin Lizzy tavern with two things in mind: to dig into the tavern’s oversize cheese steak, and watch the presidential debate. “I am hungry and undecided, in that order,” he said, digging into the savory dish in a bar that dates back to 1746.
  • Clinton Campaign In Crisis Over Plunging Support Among Younger Voters

    09/18/2016 3:57:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Counter Currents ^ | September 18, 2016 | Zaida Green
    The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is responding to poll numbers and other indications of declining support among younger voters by deploying its most prominent surrogates to college campuses. The moves come a day after two national surveys, one conducted by Quinnipiac University and the other by CBS News and the New York Times, found that more than a third of voters under the age of 30 plan to vote for third-party presidential candidates. Clinton is widely despised, especially by young people. According to the Quinnipiac University poll, Clinton has the support of just 31 percent of voters...
  • Trump Support Amongst Independents (49-T,29-C)

    09/06/2016 11:14:37 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9/6/2016 | Donald Trump
    What you are witnessing is the beginning of the Clinton collapse. You will recall this is how it started with Jeb. We were told Jeb was ahead and Trump was a sideshow but little sprouts of polls here and there were saying otherwise. At the very least by end of October the Republican support and the independent support will be overwhelming for Trump. Turn out and minority votes will be icing on the cake.