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  • American Voters Split On Obama's Immigration Move, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds

    11/25/2014 10:26:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American voters are divided on whether President Barack Obama should take action to address the immigration issue if Congress fails to act, as 45 percent say the president should issue an executive order while 48 percent say he should not, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. At the same time, support for immigrants is at its lowest level ever measured by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll. Offered three choices on what to do about illegal immigrants: 48 percent of American voters say they should be allowed to stay, with a path to citizenship, down from 57...
  • Poll: Gardner Ahead By 8 Points In Senate Race (Colorado)

    09/18/2014 6:14:20 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 40 replies
    DENVER (AP) – Republican Rep. Cory Gardner is leading Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, according to a new independent poll released Thursday. The 48-40 Gardner lead among likely voters in The Quinnipiac University Poll contrasts with two other independent polls released earlier this month that found Udall tied or slightly ahead in the race.
  • Poll Shows Gardner Running Away from Udall in Colorado

    09/18/2014 4:07:22 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 46 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 18, 2014
    Rep. Cory Gardner (R., Colo.) is leading Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall by eight percentage points, according to a new poll released Thursday. According to Quinnipiac: Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall trails U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, his Republican challenger, 48 – 40 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Independent candidate Steve Shogan gets 8 percent. With Shogan out of the race, Rep. Gardner leads 52 – 42 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. This survey of likely voters can not be compared with earlier surveys of registered voters.
  • Ronald Reagan Rated as Best President of Modern Era, Obama Worst

    07/02/2014 11:05:43 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 45 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | July 2, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In a Quinnipiac University poll released today, Americans rated Ronald Reagan as the best US President since World War II, while the current White House occupant, Barack Obama, was listed as the worst. The same revealed that for the first time since his term began, Americans consider former President George W Bush to have done a better job than President Obama. The poll also provided Obama with some of the worst approval ratings of his presidency, and an overwhelming number of Americans believe the nation would be better off had Mitt Romney won the election of 2012. Only 40 percent...
  • Poll: Obama worst president since WWII

    07/02/2014 5:23:22 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 2, 2014 | Justin Sink with Peter Sullivan
    President Obama is the worst president since World War II, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. The poll finds that 33 percent of voters say Obama is the worst since the war, with George W. Bush trailing in second place at 28 percent. The only other president in double digits, at 13 percent, is Richard Nixon, who resigned from office after the Watergate scandal. The results raise the possibility that voters are choosing the presidents who are freshest in their memory. Or they could just think that this century has produced historically bad presidents. Obama ran in 2008 as...
  • Poll: Clinton Leads Jeb Bush By Double Digits In Iowa

    06/24/2014 10:27:53 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 41 replies
    Talk Radio News Service ^ | 6/23/14 | Justin Duckham
    Bush trails by 13 points. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead over former Florida Governor Jeb Bush in Iowa, according to a hypothetical 2016 Presidential poll conducted by Quinnipiac University. Clinton holds 49 percent while Bush trails with 36 percent. Clinton leads all potential 2016 contenders, but holds the greatest margin over Bush. She leads 47-41 percent over Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), 46-40 percent over Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
  • Woman & Young People Turn On Obama, As His Approval Rating Sinks To New Low (38%)

    12/11/2013 9:08:51 AM PST · by xzins · 31 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | 11 Dec 13 | Kristin Tate
    President Obama’s approval rating has sunk to a new low yet again. A new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday shows that Obama’s approval rating is only 38%. That’s down one percent from a poll released last month. The new low comes as women and young people, who once vehemently supported Obama, turn their backs on the president. Only 44% of women and 41% of young people (aged 18-29) now say they support Obama. The Quinnipiac poll also revealed that the public has lost trust in Obama. His approval rating on trustworthiness is 44-52 — this is bad news for the president,...
  • Brutal Quinnipiac poll of Colorado: Obama’s job approval at 36/59, Hillary trails 3 GOP contenders

    11/20/2013 2:13:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/20/2013 | AllahPundit
    The worst state poll of his presidency? It’s his worst Quinnipiac state poll for sure, by their own admission, which is significant for two reasons. One: Colorado is, of course, a famously purple state and bellwether, one which helped Bush to the presidency in 2000 and 2004 and then broke for Obama in 2008 and 2012. The One is used to seeing his job approval 20 points underwater or more in red states, but Colorado hasn’t been a red state at the presidential level in nearly a decade. Lots of rehab work to be done by Democrats before the midterms.Two:...
  • Obama approval rating skids to lowest ever in Quinnipiac poll

    11/12/2013 2:37:08 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | November 12, 2013
    President Barack Obama’s job-approval rating slumped to the lowest point of any time that Quinnipiac University has surveyed during his presidency, the university said Tuesday. By a 54%-to-39% margin, people disapprove of Obama. The results compare to a slight 49%-45% disapproval on Oct. 1.
  • Elizabeth Warren surges in new Prez poll

    10/06/2013 6:25:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 152 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 6, 2013 | Matt Stout
    She’s reportedly waiting until 2014 before she starts thinking about 2016, but Hillary Clinton, according to one national poll, is your frontrunner for the White House — by a wide margin.And Elizabeth Warren is your fastest rising star.The former secretary of state and first lady dominated last week’s new Quinnipiac University survey, which showed her gobbling up 61 percent of support and beating any Republican challenger — be it New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul or Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz — by anywhere from 13 to 23 points.
  • Could Client #9 end up as Candidate #2?

    09/05/2013 8:27:46 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 3 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 9-5-13 | Ed Morrisey
    Less than a month ago, Jazz Shaw wondered whether Client #9 could be stopped. Eliot Spitzer had a 17-point lead over Scott Stringer in the New York City Democratic primary race for comptroller and presumably a clear path to a political comeback. In just three weeks, though, his nineteen-point lead over Stringer (56/37) in the Quinnipiac poll series has flipped to a 45/47 deficit — a change of 21 points in the gap in nearly as many days: The Democratic primary for New York City Comptroller is too close to call, with 47 percent of likely primary voters for Manhattan...
  • Colorado’s John Hickenlooper sarcastically shrugs off polling woes (Tancredo Tied ?)

    08/03/2013 1:15:55 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2 August 2013 | Sean Sullivan
    MILWAUKEE — If Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) is worried about his reelection odds, he’s not showing it publicly. “It seemed like I really had an unfair advantage,” Hickenlooper quipped after a Democratic Governors Association briefing here Friday afternoon. “The approval ratings were so high — it really didn’t seem even fair. So, we made a few strategic decisions to try to move ourselves back into play, forcing us to be on our game, a little more focused.” A June Quinnipiac University poll showed the first-term Democrat running neck and neck with Republican Tom Tancredo, a failed 2010 gubernatorial candidate...
  • Problems With the Truth: Confessions of a 22-Year Rick Santorum Observer

    04/05/2012 8:17:49 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 63 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 4, 2012 | Jerry Bowyer
    I’ve known Rick Santorum for 22 years, having first met him in 1990 before he’d won his first campaign for Congress. I interviewed him on WORD-FM, an evangelical Christian radio station where I was a frequent guest host (and eventually a full-time host) early in his campaign. If I was not the first media personality to interview Rick, I was one of the first. I had Rick as a guest at the request of my friend, Mark Rogers, who was running Rick’s campaign. Over the years I interviewed Rick at least a dozen times and debated him several times as...
  • Hillary Clinton Leads Democratic pack for 2016, Would Beat Chris Christie Head-to-Head (47-41%)

    07/24/2013 6:32:48 PM PDT · by drewh · 72 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 13:52 EST, 24 July 2013 | By David Martosko In Washington
    The next presidential election is more than three years away, but early polling shows Hillary Rodham Clinton leading the Democratic pack by a landslide margin, with a whopping 63 per cent of Democrats telling pollsters that they would vote for the former first lady and Secretary of State. Vice President Joe Biden came in second with 13 per cent support - barely one-fifth of Clinton's showing. The GOP field is anyone's game, however, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie only garnering 15 per cent support among Republicans to narrowly lead the pack. He's followed by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, Florida...
  • Iowa Poll: Hillary Clinton, Chris Christie Tied (41-41%)

    07/22/2013 5:22:36 PM PDT · by drewh · 58 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/22/13 7:24 EDT | By TAL KOPAN
    Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are running neck-and-neck in a potential 2016 presidential match-up in Iowa, according to a new poll Monday. Each was supported by 41 percent of voters in Iowa surveyed in the Quinnipiac poll. In a match-up with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Clinton was on top, 46 percent to 39 percent. Vice President Joe Biden trailed both Christie and Walker, 32 percent to 49 percent for Christie and 39 percent to 42 percent for Walker. The poll also found that President Barack Obama’s disapproval rating was at 55 percent, and only 40 percent of...
  • Obama approval slips in new Quinnipiac poll

    05/30/2013 7:46:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/30/2013 | Rick Moran
    An interesting snapshot poll put out by Quinnipiac today. It shows the president's support dropped significantly from the last poll taken on May 1 by the same outfit. It also shows that the public is overwhelmingly in favor of a special prosecutor to look into the IRS scandal - including 63% of Democrats. Politico: President Barack Obama's approval rating took a hit amid three controversies surrounding his administration, including an investigation into the Internal Revenue Service unfairly targeting conservative groups seeking nonprofit status, a new poll Thursday showed. Obama has a 45 percent approval rating and a 49 percent disapproval...
  • Vanity -- i got Quinnipiac polled tonight

    03/11/2013 8:31:08 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 13 replies
    phone | today | me
    I was Quinnipiac polled tonight via my (gf) cell phone. First Questions Corbett v various dem challengers state gov doing a good job Hillary v various repub challengers rubio, christie, ryan is bambi doing a good job -- i got her to laugh when i asked her if he is actually working and not playing golf. Toomey v Casey. I told her that Casey was a waste and his father would be very disappointed.
  • Hillary Clinton Trounces Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, and Paul Ryan in New Poll (For POTUS 2016)

    03/07/2013 9:42:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    Politics USA ^ | 03/07/2013 | Jason Easley
    A new Quinnipiac University poll found that Hillary Clinton would trounce any of the top three Republican 2016 contenders, but Vice President Joe Biden would lose to Christie, struggle against Ryan, and defeat Rubio. If the election were held today, former Sec. of State Clinton would have an easy time against either Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, or Paul Ryan. Clinton would defeat Sen. Marco Rubio 50%-34%. She would also win by double digits over Rep. Paul Ryan 50%-38. The Republican that would give her the most trouble is the one that the conservative base likes the least. Clinton would defeat...
  • Poll: Obama's lead in Ohio narrows(Quinnipiac U. O 50% R 45%)

    10/22/2012 1:27:02 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 16 replies
    cbs ^ | October 22, 2012, 7:00 AM
    President Obama is holding on to a five-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Ohio, but that margin has been cut in half since September, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll. Mr. Obama holds a 50 to 45 percent lead over Romney among likely voters in the Buckeye State, down from a 53 to 43 percent advantage on Sept. 26. Three percent of likely voters there are undecided. A gender gap persists: President Obama still has a double-digit advantage among women, 55 to 40 percent (down from a 60 to 35 percent lead in the September poll), while...
  • Quinnipiac Pollster Admits: ‘Probably Unlikely’ That Electorate Will Feature Massive Dem Skew

    09/26/2012 12:18:38 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 153 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9-26-2012 | Matthew Sheffield
    September 26, 2012 Quinnipiac Pollster Admits: ‘Probably Unlikely’ That Electorate Will Feature Massive Dem Skew Matthew Sheffield With no manufactured outrage to hammer Mitt Romney at the moment, liberal journalists are now eagerly touting a series of polls which appear to show President Obama pulling away from the GOP nominee in several key states. Unfortunately, these polls are relying on sample sizes which are skewed tremendously leftward with far more Democrats than Republicans and as such, they are unlikely to be good predictors of actual Election Day turnout. Do the pollsters themselves actually believe in their own sample sizes though?...
  • Quinnipiac Polling's Peter Brown Tries To Defend Oversampling Democrats In New State Polls

    08/03/2012 11:43:38 AM PDT · by StAnDeliver · 35 replies
    The Hugh Hewitt Show ^ | Aug. 2, 2012 | Hugh Hewitt (transcript)
    HH: I’m joined right now by Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac Polls, Quinnipiac in the news today along with CBS and New York Times for swing state polls, which surprised a lot of people. Peter, welcome, thanks for being on the show. PB: My pleasure. HH: I want to start with the models, which are creating quite a lot of controversy. In Florida, the model that Quinnipiac used gave Democrats a nine point edge in turnout. In Ohio, the sample had an eight point Democratic advantage. What’s the reasoning behind those models?PB: Well, what is important to understand is...
  • Latest Quinnipiac poll: Romney, Obama tied in Virginia (Trending away from Obama)

    07/19/2012 3:01:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/19/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are in a dead heat among Virginia's voters, with each of them receiving 44 percent of the population's favor. The pollsters note that this does, however, constitute a shift in Mitt Romney's general direction over the past few months, and Virginians are starting to trust Romney more on economic issues: Republican challenger Mitt Romney wipes out President Barack Obama's lead in Virginia and the two candidates are deadlocked 44 - 44 percent in the race for the Old Dominion's 13 electoral votes, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released...
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Florida Senate Race 'Down to the Wire'

    06/21/2012 4:32:13 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 26 replies
    Newsmax ^ | June 21, 2012 | Patrick Hobin
    The November election between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Connie Mack in Florida is set to be a close race, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Sen. Bill Nelson edges Rep. Connie Mack, 43 to 39 percent, in the Sunshine State contest for Nelson’s Senate seat, a new Quinnipiac poll says. “The projected November election between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Mack looks like it could go down to the wire,” said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. Nelson has gained the slight edge since being tied with Mack in a May 24 poll....
  • Quinnipiac poll: Romney moves ahead of Obama in Florida

    05/23/2012 4:19:39 PM PDT · by Signalman · 5 replies
    naplesnews ^ | 5/23/2012 | Michael Peltier
    TALLAHASSEE — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney moved ahead of President Barack Obama among Florida voters in the latest Quinnipiac University Polling Institute poll released Wednesday. The survey also shows most voters disapprove of the way the president is doing his job. The poll shows Romney leading Obama 47-41 percent among Florida voters. That is up from a statistical dead heat two weeks ago and a Q-Poll conducted in March that showed the president with a 49-42 percent lead. The independent poll also indicates that 63 percent of voters would not be more likely to vote against Obama based on...
  • Romney catches Obama in Quinnipiac swing-state polls

    05/03/2012 9:26:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/03/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Ah, it's good to be in full general-campaign mode, isn't it? Instead of having to play three-dimensional chess with polling numbers, with the head-to-head figures having to be calculated through the prism of a contested primary on one side, we're now entering into the clarity phase of polling. Mitt Romney has just begun to unite Republicans behind him, while Barack Obama has had an uncontested primary season, so the advantage still goes to Obama in polling ... and that's what has to be worrying Team Obama with the Quinnipiac polls from three swing states: Riding the voter perception that he...
  • Rick Santorum should not exist

    03/27/2012 5:18:11 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 42 replies
    The Quad News ^ | Monday, March 26, 2012 | Mike Lewis
    In Lewis Black’s 2006 comedy CD “The Carnegie Hall Performance” there is a track that is appropriately titled “Rick Santorum: Idiot.” It is amazing to think that in six years so little has changed. Rick Santorum is still an idiot, but it’s worse now. It’s far worse. Because now he is a viable candidate for the highest office in the land and he’s finding support all across the country. Which makes me think that not only is Rick Santorum an idiot, but he simply shouldn’t exist. This is not me calling for the assassination of a political candidate, far from...
  • Favorite Son Santorum Thumps Romney In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds.. Ties Obama

    03/14/2012 10:47:11 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 77 replies
    Quinnipiac University ^ | 3-14-2012 | Quinnipiac University
    March 14, 2012 - Favorite Son Santorum Thumps Romney In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Santorum Ties Obama In Fall Matchup Pennsylvania Republicans are going for favorite son Rick Santorum big time, giving the former U.S. Senator a 36 - 22 percent lead over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Keystone State's presidential primary, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has 12 percent, with 8 percent for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. In a head-to-head matchup, Santorum tops Romney 52 - 32 percent among Republican voters, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll...
  • Quinnipiac: Ohio too close to call (Romney again narrows the gap)

    03/02/2012 6:44:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/02/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Last week, the results of a University of Cincinnati ten-day survey showed Rick Santorum up by eleven among likely voters in Ohio, the key Super Tuesday state. However, that was mainly taken before the last debate nine days ago and entirely before Mitt Romney won in both Michigan and Arizona. A new Quinnipiac poll of likely voters in the state taken over the previous three days shows Santorum still leading, but now within the margin of error: The Republican presidential face-off in Ohio is too close to call as former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has 35 percent of likely Republican...
  • Birth Control A Winning Issue for Dems, Poll Shows (Can you believe this Quinnipiac poll?)

    02/23/2012 12:33:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    National Journal ^ | 02/23/2012 | Maggie Fox
    More than half of American voters – 54 percent -- approve of President Obama’s compromise that would have insurance companies pay for birth control for employees of religious-affiliated institutions, according to the latest Quinnipiac University national poll, released on Thursday. Just 38 percent said they disapproved, the telephone poll of 2,605 registered voters found. The survey, conducted last week at the height of the controversy over the new policy, suggests that Democrats have the upper hand in defining the issue as one of women’s health, as opposed to Republican efforts to frame it as religious freedom. More than half of...
  • Gingrich Polling Third in Ohio (@ 20% ; "50% of Voters Say They Could Still Change Their Minds")

    02/15/2012 9:15:20 PM PST · by Red Steel · 18 replies
    Atlanta Political Buzz Examiner ^ | February 15, 2012 | Ewa Kochanska
    According to the Quinnipiac University poll released today, in the state that the Atlanta GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said he could win - Ohio, he is trailing behind two of his Republican challengers former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, attracting just 20% of the vote. -snip- The Quinnipiac survey finds Santorum leading with 36%, Romney second with 29%, Gingrich third with 20% and Texas Congressman Ron Paul last with 9%. However, 50% of the voters say they could still change their minds. -snip- Gingrich campaigned in Ohio for a few days last week with...
  • Cain, Romney Top Pack In Virginia GOP Race, Quinnipiac Univ. Poll Finds; Perry Fades

    10/11/2011 8:23:03 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 10 replies
    Quinnipiac ^ | 10-11-11 | Quinnipiac
    Businessman Herman Cain ties former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as the leading choice of Virginia Republicans for their presidential nomination with 21 percent each, followed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry with 11 percent, less than half his showing a month ago when he had led the pack, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. President Barack Obama's job approval and re-election numbers remain seriously under water in Virginia, although he is in a statistical tie with Romney and Cain, while holding a narrow lead over Perry, in general election matchups, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe- ack) University poll finds. In...
  • Obama hits disapproval high in new Quinnipiac poll

    10/06/2011 12:00:33 PM PDT · by Signalman · 4 replies
    HotAir ^ | 9/6/2011 | Ed Morrisey
    American voters disapprove 55 – 41 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing, an all- time low, and say 77 – 20 percent that the economy is in a recession, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Voters say 44 – 11 percent that the economy is getting worse, not better, while only 29 percent say the economy will improve if the president is re-elected. Remember that Obama reinvented himself last month as a John Edwardsian Two-Americas populist as a means to excite his base and get his opponents on defense. How’s that working out? Er …...
  • More voters would blame Republicans than Obama in absence of debt limit deal, says poll

    07/14/2011 4:38:56 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 62 replies
    CBS ^ | 7-14-11 | By Lucy Madison
    If Congress is unable to come to a deal to increase America's debt ceiling, more Americans will blame Republicans than will blame President Obama, says a new poll by Quinnipiac University. According to the survey, released on Thursday, 48 percent of Americans say they will blame Republicans, not President Obama, if the country's $14.3 debt limit is not raised. Thirty-four percent said they would blame Mr. Obama rather than the GOP. The poll comes on the heels of a tense round of negotiations over a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, varying accounts of which describe everything from an...
  • Bachmann Surging In 2012 GOP Race As Romney Is Flat, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds

    07/13/2011 9:33:22 AM PDT · by CowboyJay · 41 replies
    Quinnipac University ^ | July 13, 2011 | Quinnipac University
    -snip- "President Barack Obama tops all leading GOP White House hopefuls, hitting the all- important 50-percent mark against every candidate but Romney: 47 - 41 percent over Romney, unchanged from June 8; 50 - 38 percent over Bachmann, who was not matched against Obama June 8; 53 - 34 percent over Sarah Palin, compared to 53 - 36 percent June 8; 50 - 37 percent over Perry, who was not matched against Obama June 8. "Gov. Mitt Romney remains ahead of the GOP presidential pack as U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has zoomed into second place," said Peter A. Brown, assistant...
  • Poll Shows Palin Surge in GOP Primaries

    05/05/2011 8:16:22 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 117 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/5/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    In the last several months there has not been a solid frontrunner in Republican polls for the 2012 nomination. While Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney have been near the top, neither has been dominant. Donald Trump was able to surge last month, although where his polls go now is unclear. With much of the attention reverting away from him, he may see a dip in his vote share. And it appears that may have already happened-- and Sarah Palin has picked up the slack. Palin has reduced her profile over the last several months, cutting back on public speaking events....
  • Obama Approval At Lowest Level Ever In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds

    04/28/2011 1:05:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    April 28, 2011 - Obama Approval At Lowest Level Ever In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Men, Women Split On Expanded Self-Protection Word format President Barack Obama's job approval rating in Pennsylvania is a negative 42 - 53 percent, an all-time low and a major drop from his 51 - 44 percent approval February 17, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Pennsylvania voters say 52 - 42 percent he does not deserve a second term, his worst showing on that measure also. In a mythical matchup, he gets 40 percent to an unnamed Republican challenger's 41 percent...
  • A clueless presidency adrift in a sea of confusion: Barack Obama sinks again at the polls

    04/01/2011 4:51:13 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 28 replies
    Telegraph ^ | Nile Gardiner
    This week’s Quinnipiac University national poll should be devastating reading for the White House, against a background of mounting confusion over Libya, paralysis in the face of a massive national debt and deep-seated economic problems, and a possible shutdown of Congress. Liberal hopes of an Obama recovery in the first half of 2012 following disastrous midterm elections in November are proving short-lived. According to the Quinnipiac survey, Obama is now at the lowest approval level of his presidency, with his weakest reelect score ever: American voters disapprove 48 – 42 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing and...
  • President Obama’s approval rating hits a new low (Quinnipiac - 48% say Nay, 42% say Yay)

    03/30/2011 8:55:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies
    Yahoo - The Ticket ^ | 3/30/11 | Holly Bailey
    After a brief resurgence earlier this year, President Obama's poll numbers are back in the dumps. A new Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday finds Obama's approval rating at the lowest point in his presidency, thanks in part to voter angst over the economy and his handling of the situation in Libya. Just 42 percent of those polled approve of the job Obama is doing, compared to 48 percent who disapprove, according to Quinnipiac. And in a bad sign for his upcoming 2012 re-election campaign, 50 percent of those polled say he doesn't deserve another term in the White House. In January,...
  • Quinnipiac poll shows Americans skeptical of second Obama term (At least for now)

    11/22/2010 12:55:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/22/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Wasn’t that the message of the midterms, especially after Barack Obama went out of his way to defend Democrats by warning voters that his agenda was at risk? In this case, it was the same as waving a red cape in front of a bull — or a whole Pamplona village of them. Quinnipiac’s latest survey shows that only 43% of voters say Obama deserves a second term, but that number changes a bit when specific alternatives are mentioned: President Barack Obama does not deserve a second term, American voters say 49 – 43 percent, and he is in a...
  • New Jersey's Christie Gets Good Grades For First Year, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds

    11/09/2010 3:17:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie gets decent grades from voters as he nears the end of his first year in office, with a 51 - 38 percent approval rating, higher than President Barack Obama or any other statewide leader, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Assigning letter grades to the governor's performance, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds: •17 percent of New Jersey voters give Christie an A; •31 percent give him a B; •20 percent give him a C; •16 percent give him a D; •15 percent give him an F. Christie is more of a...
  • Rasmussen Polls Were Biased and Inaccurate; Quinnipiac, SurveyUSA Performed Strongly

    11/05/2010 10:45:22 AM PDT · by WebFocus · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/05/2010 | Nate Silver
    Every election cycle has its winners and losers: not just the among the candidates, but also the pollsters. On Tuesday, polls conducted by the firm Rasmussen Reports — which released more than 100 surveys in the final three weeks of the campaign, including some commissioned under a subsidiary on behalf of Fox News — badly missed the margin in many states, and also exhibited a considerable bias toward Republican candidates. Other polling firms, like SurveyUSA and Quinnipiac University, produced more reliable results in Senate and gubernatorial races. A firm that conducts surveys by Internet, YouGov, also performed relatively well. What...
  • Federalist Society to host lecture by James L. Buckley Nov. 10

    11/04/2010 8:59:54 AM PDT · by wrhssaxensemble · 17 replies
    Quinnipiac University School of Law Website ^ | Sept. 27, 2010 | Quinnipiac Univeristy
    The Federalist Society, a student organization at the School of Law, is hosting a lecture by the Honorable James L. Buckley at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Grand Courtroom in the School of Law Center. In his lecture, "Overloading the Federal Horse," Buckley will discuss what he sees as the disastrous consequences for law and policy caused by the federal government's abandonment of concepts of federalism. His particular focus will be on the consequences for good law-making in Congress. Buckley served as a U.S. senator from New York State from 1970 to 1977. He had many legislative...
  • Everyone Worried About Pat Toomey's Lead Should Read This (Good breakdown from NRO)

    10/21/2010 11:46:11 AM PDT · by GOPinCa · 27 replies · 2+ views
    National Review Online ^ | October 21, 2010 | Jim Geraghty
    For those who are worried about Pat Toomey’s sudden slip in the polls in Pennsylvania — and I was among them — you’ll want to read this analysis from “Number Cruncher,” a finance/political junkie who spends even more time breaking down polls than I do. Your readers should calm down. This race isn’t that close, or even closing. The only thing closing is the pollsters’ prediction of who to consider a likely voter. Looking at the Quinnipiac results, I find them very encouraging for Toomey, specifically among Independents. Taking the Quinnipiac crosstabs and applying 2004, 2006, 2008, and my predicted...
  • Quinnipiac: Angry Voters Push McMahon Closer In Senate Race. Blumenthal 49, McMahon 46

    09/28/2010 8:36:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Quinnipiac Poll ^ | 09/28/2010
    Propelled by Connecticut likely voters who say they are "angry" with government, former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is closing in on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, and now trails just 49 - 46 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to a 51 - 45 percent Blumenthal lead in a September 14 likely voter survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll, conducted by live interviewers. In today's survey, 4 percent are undecided and 9 percent of voters who name a candidate say they could change their mind by Election...
  • Obama approval at all-time low: imagine how low...

    07/21/2010 2:03:42 PM PDT · by Todd Kinsey · 10 replies · 1+ views ^ | July 21, 2010 | Todd Kinsey
    As the president’s approval rating continues to plummet nearly as fast as BP’s stock, he is fortunate that it is not lower than it is. In the new Quinnipiac he has -4 spread in his approval rating and would loose to any republican in the 2012 if the election were held today. You would think this would be front page news because we were bombarded by the mainstream media with how poorly President Bush was doing in his second term. Of course a quick search of all the mainstream media’s web sites (CNN, MSNBC, CBS, and ABC) resulted in not...
  • Poll: Majority Supports Gays in Military

    02/11/2010 9:44:13 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 142 replies · 2,747+ views
    A large majority of U.S. voters believe that homosexual men and women should be allowed to serve openly in the US military, according to a poll out Wednesday. The independent Quinnipiac University poll asked Americans about their views on the law that requires gay service members to keep quiet about their sexual orientation or face expulsion from the military, known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The survey was conducted after President Barack Obama last month renewed his vow to change the law and allow gays to serve openly in uniform. The poll found that 57 percent of US voters believe...
  • Is Obama In Trouble? (Current Low Polling Effects Mid-Terms for Dems)

    01/15/2010 2:38:00 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 20 replies · 943+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 14, 2010 | Ruth Marcus
    No one in the White House is celebrating over the latest polls. President Obama’s job approval rating has dipped below 50 percent in a flurry of recent surveys. Rasmussen has him at 46 percent; Quinnipiac at 45; in Gallup he’s clinging to 50. The Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll released Thursday had some heart-stopping numbers for Democrats: The president’s job approval was at 47 percent, down from 61 percent in April. Only 26 percent of respondents said they strongly approved of the president’s performance, compared to 38 percent in April. Just 39 percent said they would probably vote to reelect...
  • Quinnipiac University (Obama Approval 45-45)

    01/13/2010 10:35:12 AM PST · by Smogger · 2 replies · 490+ views
    Quinnipiac University ^ | 12/13/2010 | Quinnipiac University
    American voters are split 45 - 45 percent on whether Barack Obama's first year in office is a success or failure and split 35 - 37 percent on whether the U.S. would be better off if John McCain had won the 2008 election, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released today. As he marks the first anniversary of his inauguration, President Obama's approval has slipped slightly into an even 45 - 45 percent split for the first time.
  • (Liberal Quinnipiac) Poll: Only 38 percent support health care bill (All time low Alert)

    12/09/2009 8:21:26 AM PST · by Zakeet · 56 replies · 2,509+ views
    Politico ^ | December 9, 2009 | Glenn Thrush
    The second leg of Quinnipiac's big national poll dropped this morning -- and it shows a serious erosion of support for Congressional health reform efforts and the president's performance on the issue -- along with an all-time low 46 percent approval rating for the POTUS. Most ominously for Dems: Nearly two-thirds of registered voters polled said extending coverage to 30 million-plus people will result in a decline in the quality of their own health care. That gives plenty of room to the GOP to personalize attacks on the plan, Obama and Congress. The lowlights for Dems: --O approval/disapproval: 46/44 percent....
  • ...Only 26% Of U.S. Voters Say He Deserves Nobel Prize (Quinnipiac)

    12/08/2009 8:18:48 AM PST · by markomalley · 30 replies · 1,215+ views
    (snip) The jump in public support for Obama's war policy comes as voters say 66 - 26 percent he does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize he will be awarded this week, and 41 percent say the Nobel committee's choice of Obama for the award causes them to think less of it, while 6 percent say it makes them think better of the prize and 49 percent say it makes no difference. (snip) "It's probably a good thing for President Obama that the time difference from Norway means the Nobel presentation will occur while most Americans are sleeping and might...