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  • (From Someone's Private Twitter account on November 27) Republican Primary Polls(Snapshot)(Vanity)

    11/29/2015 7:59:34 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 14 replies
    Trump Leads!
  • Trump Breaking Away Among Likely Rep Primary Voters Per Reuters [Trump 35% Rubio 14% Cruz 13%]

    11/29/2015 2:58:43 AM PST · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 23, 2015 - Nov 27, 2015 (5 Day Rolling) | Reuters
    Time Frame: Nov 23, 2015 - Nov 27, 2015 (5 Day Rolling) Businessman Donald Trump 35.0% Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio 14.0% Tex. Sen. Ted Cruz 13.0% Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush 11.0% Surgeon and author Ben Carson 10.0% Ohio Gov. John Kasich 5.8% Former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee 4.0% Former Sen. candidate and business executive Carly Fiorina 3.6% NJ Gov. Chris Christie 1.6% Ken. Sen. Rand Paul 1.1%
  • Poll: Trump [30%] retakes lead, Cruz [21%] surges in IA; Rubio second in NH

    11/28/2015 10:22:07 PM PST · by entropy12 · 31 replies
    cbsnews ^ | Updated Nov 22, 2015 7:24 PM EST | Anthony Salvanto, Jen De Pinto, Sarah Dutton, Fred Backus
    Donald Trump has returned to the lead in Iowa while Ted Cruz has now surged past Ben Carson into second place. Carson has slipped from a first-place tie into third. Cruz's move has come directly at the expense of Carson, as nearly one-quarter of his voters switched. In New Hampshire, Donald Trump keeps his commanding lead, keeping up support from conservatives, Republicans and the independents who say they're coming into the GOP primary to vote for him. This month finds Marco Rubio nearly doubling his support and pushing into second place -- albeit far back of Trump -- at 13...
  • Down 12 Points, Trump Has Biggest Poll-to-Poll Decline in Months

    11/28/2015 7:43:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 105 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    Is Trump-mentum finally slowing down? While this is only one poll and the GOP establishment is still in panic mode over Trump's continued lead, a Reuters/Ipsos survey released Friday shows the GOP frontrunner lost 12 points in less than a week, "his largest single poll-to-poll drop since he took the primary lead in July," The Hill reports. The rolling poll, which was conducted from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, still has the real estate mogul at the top, finding favor among 31 percent of Republicans. However, support for Trump is down from a peak of 43 percent, which was registered...
  • Ben Carson Bounces Back in Thanksgiving Poll [Trump 31% Carson 15% Cruz/Rubio 8% Reuters/Ipsos]

    11/27/2015 10:24:45 PM PST · by GonzoII · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Nov 2015 | Mike Flynn
    The latest Reuters tracking poll shows neurosurgeon Ben Carson jumping back into 2nd place in the race for the GOP nomination. Carson had lost ground in the days immediately following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Just two days ago, Carson was in 4th place with 9.8 percent, behind Donald Trump and Sens. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).The latest tracking poll, covering November 22-27, finds Donald Trump first with 31 percent, followed by Carson with 14.9 percent. Sens. Rubio and Cruz are tied with 8.4 percent each. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is 5th, with 6.5 percent.According...
  • Iowa Q-Poll: Trump Still Out Front With 25%, Kasich at Low, Lonely 1% [Cruz 23% Carson 18%]

    11/27/2015 10:11:08 PM PST · by GonzoII · 69 replies
    plunderbund.com ^ | November 27, 2015 | John Michael Spinelli
    “If the Republican caucus were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump, who would you support?”For participants in Iowa who were asked this question in a new Quinnipiac Poll, 25 percent of likely GOP caucus voters picked Donald J. Trump.Kasich Part Of Wrong 1% TexasSen. Ted Cruz, who's been on the rise of late, follows close behind The Donald at 23 percent, double his support from four weeks ago, the Q-Poll...
  • Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos

    11/27/2015 5:43:04 PM PST · by ObozoMustGo2012 · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | Alana Wise
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the favorite of 31 percent of Republicans in a rolling poll in the five days ended on Nov. 27. That was down from a peak of 43 percent registered on Nov. 22. The dip follows criticism of Trump for comments he made in the aftermath of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people and...
  • Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos [Trump 30%, Carson 2nd with 11%]

    11/27/2015 1:23:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 229 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/27/2015 | BY ALANA WISE
    U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the favorite of 31 percent of Republicans in a rolling poll in the five days ended on Nov. 27. That was down from a peak of 43 percent registered on Nov. 22. The dip follows criticism of Trump for comments he made in the aftermath of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds...
  • Voters would show up if Trump is on 2016 ballot

    11/27/2015 6:08:11 AM PST · by GonzoII · 68 replies
    CNBC ^ | Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 10:39 AM ET | Eric Chemi | Mark Fahey
    If Donald Trump were the GOP nominee, he would cause the highest voter turnout, relative to any other Republican hopeful. John Kasich, on the other hand, would keep people at home. No matter what party affiliation you consider, Trump brings them out. Republicans, Democrats and independents are all most likely to show up if Trump is on the ballot. (In our analysis, we assumed a constant variable: the Democrats nominating Hillary Clinton.) Not only do they show up to vote, but they vote for Trump. He's got the highest percentage of voters - across both parties and independents.
  • Economist/YouGov Poll: Trump Has 22-point Lead, Carson Slips to 4th [Trump 36% Rubio 14% Cruz 12%]

    11/27/2015 4:21:50 AM PST · by GonzoII · 128 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 05:38 PM | Greg Richter
    Economist/YouGov Poll: Trump Has 22-point Lead, Carson Slips to 4th Thursday, November 26, 2015 05:38 PM By: Greg Richter Donald Trump has a commanding 22-point lead in the latest Economist/YouGov Republican presidential poll, while Ben Carson has slipped to fourth place amid the recent focus on terrorism. Here are the results of people identifying themselves as likely Republican primary voters: Donald Trump: 36 percent Marco Rubio: 14 percent Ted Cruz: 12 percent Ben Carson: 10 percent Jeb Bush: 6 percent Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul, John Kasich: 4 percent Chris Christie: 3 percent Mike Huckabee: 2 percent Lindsey Graham: 1...
  • Trump’s resurgence from general attacks a test for critics

    11/26/2015 5:42:41 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 74 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/26/2015 | David Sherfinski
    The Club for Growth thought it had dented Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s chances in Iowa with ads accusing him of being a false conservative, but the billionaire businessman has surged back to the lead in polls, showing a staying power that’s confounded pundits and fellow candidates. The Club’s battle with Mr. Trump is shaping up as an early test of his campaign with little more than two months to go before Iowa holds its first-in-the-nation caucuses.
  • Ted Cruz’s Surge in Polls Angers Rubio Supporters

    11/26/2015 7:27:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 25, 2015 | Javier Manjarres
    He has been called a “Whacko Bird” by Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and other establishment Republicans in the U.S. Senate. He has been called an “extremist” and a Tea Party Republican that likes to hang out on the far right fringe of the GOP. Detractors, especially those who support his amigo in the Senate, Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) , make fun of his voice and appearance, as well as how he delivers his message. Haters from the Rubio camp and those Democratic Party talking points-spewing armchair quarterbacks, who think they can accurately foretell the future when it comes to...
  • Media's Topple Trump Efforts Fail

    11/26/2015 6:56:10 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 11/26/15 | Matt Towery
    Much like the 1960s comedy "Get Smart," GOP establishment operatives and candidates have formed their own version of "KAOS," the evil organization that continually tried to "get" Agent Maxwell Smart. Except in this case, it's many Republican traditionalists that are trying to "get" Donald Trump. These efforts will backfire on them, as did the best attempts at mischief by KAOS in the comedy classic. To fully comprehend how off-base the pundits and establishment consultants are about the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination, let's first examine a tale of two polls taken in Florida recently. The first was conducted...
  • Marco Rubio Has Lost Poll Support Since Paris Jihad Attacks

    11/26/2015 11:43:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 25, 2015 | Mike Flynn
    Pundits expected the terrorist attacks in Paris to shove the GOP’s primary race towards national-security debates and to boost the experienced pols, including Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). But the latest Reuters tracking poll instead shows real estate developer Donald Trump consolidating his lead at the top of the crowded GOP field, with just under 40 percent support. At the same time, neurosurgeon Ben Carson has lost more than half his support, dropping from 26 percent at the end of October to just over 11 percent today. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)....
  • The New 'Consensus': 97 Percent Of Americans Aren't Worried About Global Warming

    11/26/2015 2:12:29 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 27 replies
    The DC Caller ^ | November 25, 2015 | Michael Bastasch
    While 97 percent of scientists may agree mankind is driving global warming, 97 percent of Americans don’t seem to care about the issue when stacked up against other concerns such as terrorism or the economy, according to a recent Fox News poll. A November Fox News poll of more than 1,000 registered voters found that only 3 percent listed "climate change" as the most important issue facing the country today, down from 5 percent in August. Americans were much more worried about terrorism, the economy and immigration than global warming. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2015/11/25/the-new-consensus-97-of-americans-arent-worried-about-global-warming/#ixzz3saiGNtSs
  • Donald Trump Rises to 38% Nationally; Ted Cruz Edges into 2nd at 12%

    11/26/2015 1:35:46 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2015 | by John Nolte
    Since last week, in the Reuters 5-day tracking poll, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has gained two points and risen to 38%. This time last week the billionaire businessman earned 36% support. Despite the DC Media’s best efforts to take him out, Trump appears to be gaining support from a public that no longer trusts the DC Media, and for an endless supply of very good reasons. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/11/25/donald-trump-rises-to-38-nationally-ted-cruz-edges-into-2nd-at-12/
  • Americans agree with Trump: The illegal immigrants must go

    11/25/2015 4:43:37 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 48 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | Todd Starnes
    Most Americans agree with Donald Trump -- the illegal aliens have to go. Head 'em up, move 'em out. A new Fox News poll shows 52 percent of the nation favors deporting the millions of illegals back to their home countries. Republicans and Democrats support Mr. Trump’s plan. But the numbers among Republicans are astronomical. Seventy percent agree with Mr. Trump -- a super-majority. So why does the Republican establishment continue to support pro-amnesty candidates? Jeb Bush accused Mr. Trump of preying on people's deep-seated fears. “This whole idea of preying on people’s deep-seated fears of what the future looks...
  • YOUGOV POLL: Trump leads Rubio and Cruz head to head — by double digits

    11/25/2015 3:56:59 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 44 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11/25/2015
    This same poll has Hillary up by five points over Bernie Sanders, with Martin O'Malley in double digits at 10 percent. No other national poll taken over the last month has O'Malley higher than seven percent or Hillary's lead over Sanders lower than 15 points. But since it's Thanksgiving eve and most of us are already drinking, let's not strain too hard pondering plausibility. Let's just think about President Trump. Rubio and Cruz both believe that if they can somehow end up as the last man standing against Trump, it's a cinch they'll be the nominee. If you believe these...
  • In new shock poll, Sanders has landslides over both Trump and Bush (barf alert)

    11/25/2015 9:52:51 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/24/15 | Brent Budowsky
    In a new McClatchy-Marist poll, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leads Republican candidate Donald Trump by a landslide margin of 12 percentage points, 53 to 41. In the McClatchy poll, Sanders also leads former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) by a landslide margin of 10 points, 51 to 41. ADVERTISEMENT The huge Sanders advantage over Trump is not new. In the last four match-up polls between them reported by Real Clear Politics, Sanders defeated Trump by margins of 12, 9, 9 and 2 percentage points. The huge Sanders advantage over Bush is new. In previous match-ups, the polling...
  • Obama's Fast Rising Disapproval Polls

    11/25/2015 1:13:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2015 | Donald Lambro
    Barack Obama's approval scores have plunged into the low 40s as a majority of Americans now say they disapprove of the job he's doing as president. The Gallup Poll's nationwide survey showed this week that between 52 and 53 percent of adult Americans gave Obama failing grades on his performance in office. Only 43 percent approved of the job he's been doing. His sluggish, sub-par, part-time-job economy was the chief factor, as it has been throughout his presidency. But the sharp rise in deadly terrorist attacks in Europe and reports of plots on the United States contributed to fears that...
  • Plan A for GOP donors: Wait for Trump to fall. (There is no Plan B.)

    11/25/2015 12:29:49 PM PST · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/25/2015 | Matea Gold and Robert Costa
    As the combative mogul enters his fifth month at the top of the GOP presidential field, attempts to derail him remain anemic, underfunded and unfocused — and they are likely to stay that way until the Iowa caucuses in less than 10 weeks. Most of the party’s financiers and top strategists are sitting on the sidelines. Many are reluctant to spend money against Trump after watching others fumble as they tried to handle his counter-punches. Others, citing past elections, remain confident that the race will eventually pivot away from him early next year.
  • Poll: Carson [27%] edges Trump [23%] in Maryland (Jeb at 3%)

    11/25/2015 8:50:13 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/24/15 | GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    After a brief turn at the top of the Republican presidential field, Ben Carson has returned to second-place behind front-runner Donald Trump. Such is not the case in Maryland, however, where Carson spent nearly three decades as the lead neurosurgeon at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital. According to a University of Baltimore/Baltimore Sun poll released Tuesday evening, Carson tops the GOP field in Maryland with 27 percent support among likely Republican voters in the state. Trump, the outspoken billionaire who regained his edge in national and early primary state polls following the terror attacks in Paris, trails Carson by four percentage...
  • Is Ted Cruz the Candidate Who Can Beat Donald Trump?

    11/25/2015 8:48:15 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer ^ | November 25, 2015 | Margaret Hartmann
    Though Donald Trump has been the front-runner in the GOP presidential race for months now, many political analysts still refuse to accept that he could be the party's nominee. They cope by latching on to other candidates who appear to be surging in the polls, and theorizing about how they could eventually topple the reality-show character holding the GOP hostage. After Scott Walker dropped out of the race, it was Marco Rubio's turn to be the savvy pick for front-runner. Then pundits had to consider the troubling possibility that they'd shake Trump, but get left with Ben Carson. Rubio is...
  • Dear Nate Silver: The Media (and the GOP) Should Be ‘Freaking Out’ About Trump’s Poll Numbers

    11/25/2015 7:37:17 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11/25/2015 | John Ziegler
    Liberal Media darling and alleged prediction guru Nate Silver says that everyone in the media should just calm down and stop "freaking out" about Donald Trump's amazing poll numbers. He insists that almost no voters have actually made up their mind yet and that there is still only a minuscule chance of Trump stealing the GOP nomination and changing our politics forever (not to mention also virtually insuring the election of Hillary Clinton). Silver is mostly wrong about Trump's chances of winning the nomination, but more importantly he discounts the very real impact that Trump will have on the ultimate...
  • REUTERS 5-DAY ROLLING POLL: TRUMP 38%, CRUZ 11.6%, CARSON 11.5%, RUBIO 8.2%... MORE...

    11/25/2015 7:14:37 AM PST · by GonzoII · 88 replies
    Drudge ^ | Nov 25: 2015
    REUTERS 5-DAY ROLLING POLL: TRUMP 38%, CRUZ 11.6%, CARSON 11.5%, RUBIO 8.2%... MORE...
  • Poll Update: Bernie Sanders - Rock Star

    11/24/2015 4:54:14 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 1 replies
    Morning Consult ^ | 11/24/15 | Reid Wilson
    In today’s edition: Cruz and Rubio on the rise; the Republican race, in two poll questions; what next decade’s House of Representatives will look like; none of us trust each other; white Christians declining as share of population; Obama’s terrible ISIS poll numbers; and Americans are looking forward to the Iowa caucuses. Bernie Sanders is the Most Popular Senator in America Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent running for the Democratic presidential nomination, has eschewed party labels during his decades-long political career. And voters in his home state love him for it. SNIP A new Morning Consult tracking survey out...
  • National Polling Results [Trump 37%, Carson 15, Rubio 14, Cruz 12]

    11/24/2015 4:46:11 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 41 replies
    Gravis/OAN ^ | 11/24/15 | Gravis
    Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 1,051 registered voters in the U.S. regarding the presidential election. The poll has a margin of error of ± 3.0% (4.3% for the 523 Republicans and the 528 Democrats). The total may not round to 100% because of rounding. The polls were conducted using automated telephone calls (IVR technology) and weighted by voting demographics. The poll was conducted for One America News Network.
  • Poll: Mitch McConnell Is The Most Unpopular U.S. Senator

    11/24/2015 4:05:57 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 18 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/24/15 | Michelle Fields
    Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell is the most unpopular U.S. Senator, according to a new national survey. The poll released by Morning Consult finds McConnell is the only senator with a disapproval rating higher than 50 percent. McConnell has a 52 percent disapproval rating among Kentucky voters, while only 38 percent approve of his job performance. Sen. Gary Peters and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) have the lowest approval rating among their constituents at 37 percent. The most popular U.S. Senator is presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, with 83 percent of respondents saying they approve of his job...
  • Gallup poll: Carson's net favorability plummets

    11/24/2015 3:48:34 PM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/24/15 | Ryan Lovelace
    A new poll shows Ben Carson's net favorability rating has dropped 12 percentage points, while Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz's favorability ratings have each risen nine points. The GOP presidential candidates' favorability rankings have undergone some massive shifts, according to Gallup's Daily tracking poll. Carson has long held the largest net favorability rating among the Republican candidates, but the senators are gaining ground fast. Carson's net favorability rating is 49 percentage points, while Rubio's net favorability rating is 48 points, and Cruz's net rating is at 45 points, according to data collected from a survey conducted since November 6. "For...
  • Cruz surges in Iowa

    11/24/2015 2:12:14 PM PST · by iowamark · 31 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/24/15 | Katie Glueck
    Ted Cruz, buoyed by tea party support and the backing of much of the conservative wing of the Republican Party, has surged to a virtual tie with Donald Trump in Iowa, generating the kind of momentum his team thinks will carry him deep into primary season. “Sixty-eight days until Iowa,” said Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier, when asked whether the Texas senator was peaking too soon. “It’s game time.” A Quinnipiac University survey released Tuesday found Cruz essentially deadlocked with longtime poll-leader Donald Trump in Iowa: Trump stood at 25 percent and Cruz at 23 percent, within the margin of error....
  • What Will Trump Do After Ted Cruz's Big Surge in Iowa?

    11/24/2015 1:50:58 PM PST · by VinL · 75 replies
    Fox ^ | 11/24/15 | Staff
    Sen. Ted Cruz has surged into a statistical tie with Donald Trump in Iowa, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. With two-and-a-half months left until the Iowa caucuses, Trump leads in the Hawkeye State with 25 percent, but Cruz has now surged to 23 percent. Ben Carson follows at 18 percent, with Sen. Marco Rubio at 13 percent. Jeb Bush garnered only four percent in the survey, one point behind Sen. Rand Paul. Trump went on the attack a few weeks ago against Carson after the retired neurosurgeon jumped in the polls. Bill Hemmer asked FoxNews.com digital politics editor...
  • Good news for Cruz: He's just TWO points behind Trump in Iowa-& he's nearly as well liked as Carson

    11/24/2015 10:49:50 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2015 | J. Taylor Rushing, US Reporter
    IOWA: TRUMP 25 / CRUZ 22 / CARSON 18 / RUBIO 13 / PAUL 5 / BUSH 4 Texas senator and tea party favorite is in virtual tie for top spot in Iowa with longtime front-runner Donald TrumpCruz's support has more than doubled over the past month Separate poll shows Cruz tied with Trump and closing on Carson when it comes to favorability among GOP primary voters Surging Sen. Ted Cruz has surged himself into a virtual tie for the top spot in Iowa in the 2016 Republican presidential race, as the Texas lawmaker finds himself just two points behind...
  • Poll takes temp of voters on pols, prez race, refugees (Trump 32%, Rubio 18%, Cruz 10%)

    11/24/2015 11:34:12 AM PST · by Red Steel · 13 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | 11/24/2015 01:49:48 PM | Andy Metzger
    BOSTON -- Massachusetts voters are feeling positive about Gov. Charlie Baker and more of the state's independents plan to vote in the Republican presidential primary than the Democratic Party contest, according to a Suffolk University poll for the Boston Globe published Tuesday. Baker received a roughly 70/15 favorable/unfavorable rating, besting U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (54/34), Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (54/15), Attorney General Maura Healey (43/14) and U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (47/28). About 47 percent of those surveyed Thursday-Sunday agreed with a stance attributed to Baker and 25 governors that "do not want to accept Syrian refugees in their states," while...
  • Ted Cruz is surging in Iowa, but would you invite him to Thanksgiving dinner? Ted Cruz in the news

    11/24/2015 9:08:03 AM PST · by Isara · 52 replies
    cleveland.com ^ | November 24, 2015 | Stephen Koff
    Today's Ted Cruz news: Ted Cruz acknowledged in an early GOP debate that he might not be the candidate you want to have a beer with. "But if you want someone to drive you home," he said, "I will get the job done and I will get you home."But beer-buddy populism is old school. New question: Would you want him at your table for Thanksgiving dinner?CBS News and YouGov posed the question -- about Cruz and other leading presidential candidates -- to primary voters in New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina.From the Dallas Morning News: "South Carolinians were most receptive...
  • Iowa poll: Cruz, not Carson, now Trump's chief rival

    11/24/2015 7:47:39 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | November 24, 2015 | Eric Bradner
    Washington (CNN)—Ted Cruz has replaced Ben Carson as Donald Trump's chief GOP presidential primary rival in Iowa. A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows that Trump is the Republican presidential front-runner in the early voting state, with 25% support among GOP voters likely to participate in Iowa's February 1 caucuses. But Cruz, the Texas senator, has moved into second place with 23% support -- double the backing he had just four weeks ago. Carson has fallen to third at 18% support, down 10 percentage points from his first-place perch a month ago when he led Trump, 28% to 20%. Florida...
  • Ted Cruz Gains Momentum in Iowa

    11/24/2015 7:00:01 AM PST · by Isara · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | Josh Haskell and Jessica Hopper
    With less than 70 days to the Iowa Caucus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is seeing larger numbers at his events, increased fundraising, and a momentum that has propelled him to second place in Tuesday's Quinnipiac University poll of Iowa Republican Caucus-goers. Cruz's support has doubled since the last Quinnipiac poll four weeks ago and he finds himself in a dead heat with Donald Trump for the top spot. "The difference over the last two or three months each time he comes to the state, it just seems like there's more excitement and people seem to be starting to understand that...
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz, Trump in Virtual Tie In Iowa

    11/24/2015 6:37:50 AM PST · by Isara · 226 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Ted Cruz on Wednesday edged into a virtual tie with GOP front-runner Donald Trump in a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday for the state of Iowa, with Trump retaining a narrow lead of 25 percent of the vote, followed by Cruz with 23 percent, doubling his support from four weeks ago. By the numbers: Trump, 25 percent;Cruz, 23 percent;Dr. Ben Carson, 18 percent;Sen. Marco Rubio, 13 percent;... The Quinnipiac Poll was conducted between Nov. 16-22 of 600 likely Iowa Republican Caucus participants, and carried a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points. In addition, 58...
  • POLL: 48% of Americans Favor Closing Borders, Halting ALL Immigration NOW

    11/24/2015 6:00:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 24 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    According to a new Ipsos-MORI poll, 48% of Americans -and 44% Britons- now favor halting all immigration into their besieged countries... stopping not just Muslims, but everybody. These numbers represent about a five-point jump... Other fun facts: 95% of people in the UK -and 91% of Americans- expect there to be a major terrorist strike on their respective homeland over the coming 12 months... that's a pretty dark outlook to have to get up and face everyday, and over time it's bound to take a toll on you. Hillary and Obama sure are fond of telling us how 'un-American'...
  • Ted Cruz Makes a Big Leap in Iowa, Poll Says (Carson drops 10 points in 1 month; Jeb drops to 4%)

    11/24/2015 5:16:28 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/24/15 | Trip Gabriel
    Ted Cruz's long-anticipated Iowa surge came a step closer on Tuesday with a new poll showing him just behind Donald J. Trump and leaping ahead of Ben Carson, as terrorism and foreign policy now drive the 2016 nominating race. Mr. Cruz, the Republican Texas senator, was the choice of 23 percent of likely Republican caucusgoers in the new poll, from Quinnipiac University, following Mr. Trump at 25 percent and ahead of Mr. Carson at 18 percent. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was in fourth with 13 percent. The margin of error was plus or minus four percentage points. Just a...

    11/24/2015 5:14:49 AM PST · by BigEdLB · 10 replies
    Quinnipiac ^ | 11/24/15 | Pat Smith
    Donald Trump gets 25 percent of Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants in a too-close-tocall race with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas who is at 23 percent, double his support from four weeks ago, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Dr. Ben Carson has 18 percent, with Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida at 13 percent. This compares to the results of an October 22 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University showing Carson at 28 percent, with 20 percent for Trump, Rubio at 13 percent and Cruz at 10 percent.
  • Greta Van Susteren VOTE: Has your opinion of Donald Trump gone UP or DOWN since he announced WH bid?

    11/23/2015 6:09:12 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 41 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/23/2015 | Greta Van Susteren
    Greta Van Susteren asks: Are you voting? Has your opinion of @realDonaldTrump gone UP or DOWN since he announced WH bid? VOTE using UP or DOWN.
  • Dear Media, Stop Freaking Out About Donald Trump’s Polls

    11/23/2015 5:47:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | November 23, 2015 | Nate Silver
    Lately, pundits and punters seem bullish on Donald Trump, whose chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination recently inched above 20 percent for the first time at the betting market Betfair. Perhaps the conventional wisdom assumes that the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris will play into Trump’s hands, or that Republicans really might be in disarray. If so, I can see where the case for Trump is coming from, although I’d still say a 20 percent chance is substantially too high. Quite often, however, the Trump’s-really-got-a-chance! case is rooted almost entirely in polls. If nothing Trump has said...
  • New CBS Poll: Trump Takes Iowa Lead, But Cruz Surges to Second

    11/23/2015 12:52:27 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-23-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    onald Trump is back in the lead in Iowa. According to a new CBS News poll, 30% of Republicans in the state now support him. Ben Carson, who was tied with Trump a month ago, has slipped to third. The terrorist attacks in Paris appear to be the reason. Conservatives are looking for candidates who show the knowledge, passion, and determination to destroy ISIS. Carson, a friendly, upright man, is not a conservative powerhouse, and his knowledge and moral clarity about foreign policy does not compare with the two candidates now ahead of him. Trump is not an expert either,...
  • Here Comes Cruz in Iowa [Trump 30%, Cruz 21, Carson 19]

    11/23/2015 12:48:57 PM PST · by VinL · 24 replies
    NRO ^ | 11/23/15 | Rich Lowry
    The CBS poll over the weekend had Cruz nosing into second in Iowa. Trump still leads at 30 percent, with Cruz at 21 and Carson at 19. At this point, I think you have to say Cruz is the favorite to win Iowa .. in fact if this is where the race stood in a poll the weekend before the caucuses, I'd still bet on Cruz because I assume his voters are very motivated and very reliable caucus voters. It's hard to exaggerate how much things have broken Cruz's way. Potential threats to him in Iowa have faded away, with...
  • Trump reopens double-digit lead over Carson

    11/23/2015 10:22:01 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 11 replies
    WND ^ | 11/23/2015
    Billionaire tops GOP field in support among nearly every demographic Donald Trump has reopened his double-digit lead over Ben Carson, just two weeks after the retired neurosurgeon temporarily held the title of Republican presidential front-runner. Trump edges Carson by 10 points in the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll, earning 32 percent support among GOP voters to Carson's 22 percent. Another poll, released Monday by Fox News, shows Trump leading Carson 28-18 percent. The New York businessman also tops the GOP field in support among nearly every demographic, with the exception of evangelical voters, in the Washington Post-ABC News poll.
  • Poll of U.S. Muslims Reveals Ominous Levels Of Support For Islamic Supremacists’ Doctrine ...

    11/23/2015 7:47:54 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    According to a new nationwide online survey (Below) of 600 Muslims living in the United States, significant minorities embrace supremacist notions that could pose a threat to America’s security and its constitutional form of government. The numbers of potential jihadists among the majority of Muslims who appear not to be sympathetic to such notions raise a number of public policy choices that warrant careful consideration and urgent debate, including: the necessity for enhanced surveillance of Muslim communities; refugee resettlement, asylum and other immigration programs that are swelling their numbers and density; and the viability of so-called “countering violent extremism” initiatives...
  • Poll: Six Republican candidates would beat Hillary in head-to-head general election match-up

    11/23/2015 7:44:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/23/2015 | Rick Moran
    Do you smell that?  I love the smell of panic in the morning – especially from Democrats. Perhaps not panic.  But the results of this latest Fox poll should elicit some hand-wringing, wailing, and gnashing of teeth from Democrats. Six Republican candidates – several who are barely registering in GOP polls – would beat Hillary Clinton in the general election, according to the poll. The Hill: Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) would do best against Clinton, 50 to 42 percent, pollsters found. Billionaire Donald Trump, retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) and...
  • Donald Trump leads in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina: polls

    11/23/2015 5:18:31 AM PST · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/23/15 | David Sherfinski
    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has regained a solid grip on the lead over the rest of the 2016 GOP pack in Iowa and has large leads in the early states of New Hampshire and South Carolina, according to new polling on the Republican field.Mr. Trump was at 30 percent in Iowa, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at 21 percent, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 19 percent, and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida at 11 percent, according to the CBS News/YouGov poll.In a CBS poll taken in October, Mr. Trump and Mr. Carson had been tied at 27 percent...
  • Poll: Clinton trails top Republicans nationwide

    11/23/2015 4:41:55 AM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/23/15 | Ryan Lovelace
    Hillary Clinton trails the entire top tier of Republican presidential candidates in hypothetical matchups, according to a new survey conducted by Fox News. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio maintains the largest margin of victory over the Democratic presidential candidate, and would beat Clinton today 50-42, according to the poll. Jeb Bush, who has struggled to gain any traction among Republicans, still leads Clinton by 6 points. Donald Trump and Ben Carson each lead by 5 points, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz holds a 4-point lead over Clinton. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finishes ahead of Clinton by 3 percentage points. "Rubio...
  • Poll: Clinton tops Trump, GOP field on handling terror

    11/23/2015 11:46:48 AM PST · by PROCON · 56 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov. 23, 2015 | Tal Kopan
    Washington (CNN) Americans trust Hillary Clinton to handle the threat of terrorism more than any of the leading Republican candidates for president in the wake of the Paris attacks, according to a new poll. The Democratic front-runner leads most of the GOP candidates by a wide margin, and tops GOP front-runner Donald Trump by 8 points and second-place Ben Carson by 9 points. The closest gap is with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is within the margin of error of Clinton, with Clinton at 46% and Bush at 43%.