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  • Poll: Marsha Blackburn Leads Phil Bredesen by 14 in Senate Race, 55 to 41

    07/20/2018 9:48:13 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 31 replies
    The Tennessee Star ^ | July 11, 2018 | Tennessee Star Staff
    A poll released by Axios-Survey Monkey on Tuesday shows that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) leads Democrat Phil Bredesen by 14 points in the U.S. Senate general election, 55 percent to 41 percent among registered voters. Among likely voters, Blackburnís lead over Bredesen is even greater, 58 percent to 40 percent. Axios-Survey Monkey conducted similar polls in 13 states where contested Senate races are underway. The overall polling reveals that Democrats will have an uphill climb in attempting to capture control of the U.S. Senate in the midterm 2018 election cycle. Democrats are hampered in their Senate races by having to...
  • Republicans overwhelmingly back Trump's performance at Putin summit: Poll

    07/19/2018 8:06:54 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 104 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 19, 2018 | Katelyn Caralle
    The vast majority of Republicans support the way President Trump handled his first summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, according to a new Axios poll. The poll said 80 percent of Republicans approved of Trumpís performance, while only 8 percent of Democrats feel the same way. The partisan split could be seen in other things the poll measured. For example, 85 percent of Republicans think the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections is ďmore of a distraction,Ē while on the other side, 85 percent of Democrats feel that the possibility of coordination between the two...
  • Political Typology Reveals Deep Fissures on the Right and Left (very interesting left demographics

    07/14/2018 5:57:59 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 30 replies
    The Pew ^ | October 24, 2017 | None given
    Nearly a year after Donald Trump was elected president, the Republican coalition is deeply divided on such major issues as immigration, Americaís role in the world and the fundamental fairness of the U.S. economic system. The Democratic coalition is largely united in staunch opposition to President Trump. Yet, while Trumpís election has triggered a wave of political activism within the partyís sizable liberal bloc, the liberalsí sky-high political energy is not nearly as evident among other segments in the Democratic base. And Democrats also are internally divided over U.S. global involvement, as well as some religious and social issues.
  • Dem pollster: Clinton showed that being against Trump is not enough to win

    07/11/2018 2:50:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 11, 2018 | Julia Manchester
    Democratic pollster Carly Cooperman on Wednesday pointed to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid to argue that opposing President Trump alone is not enough to win an election. "With Hillary Clinton, we saw that just being against Trump isn't enough," Cooperman, who is a partner at Schoen Consulting, told Hill.TV's Joe Concha on "What America's Thinking." ďThere is so much anger and passion in the Democratic Party right now to come out against Trump, but I do not think that will be enough," she continued. ďThe Democrats need more than just that, and they need to have ideas that they're articulating...
  • The Numbers Are In, And Itís Looking Pretty Bad For Senate Dems In November

    07/10/2018 3:15:27 PM PDT · by detective · 65 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/10/2018 | Vandana Rambaran
    Democrats are in for an uphill battle in Novemberís midterm elections as they struggle to overtake the GOP-led Senate, according to an Axios and SurveyMonkey poll of key states released Tuesday. Although Democrats only need to pick up two seats to gain the majority in the Senate, they are struggling to control 10 states already held by Democratic senators. These states are now predominantly red states with voters who are strong supporters of President Donald Trump. They include Indiana, Missouri, Montana and North Dakota, all of which Trump won in 2016, while his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton couldnít even win...
  • The messy reality of Donald Trumpís poll numbers (They've no clue what's going on)

    07/06/2018 3:14:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Vox ^ | July 5, 2018 | Ezra Klein
    On June 25, Axiosís Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei took readers inside Donald Trumpís ďwinning, cynical plan.Ē They argued that ďthe more President Trump does, says and tweets outrageous things, the more his critics go bananas and the better he does in the polls.Ē The evidence for this was that Trump had hit 45 percent in Gallupís presidential approval tracker ó a personal high for him, though heís since slipped back to 42 percent. More impressively, Trumpís approval among Republicans is hovering around 90 percent, and special counsel Robert Muellerís disapproval among Republicans was up to 53 percent. ďItís arguably...
  • FL SEN: Rick Scott Outworking Democrat Bill Nelson Yields A Five-Point Lead

    07/06/2018 8:43:19 AM PDT · by Signalman · 33 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 7/5/2018 | Matt Vespa
    Florida is where the Republicans can pick up a Senate seat. Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, whoís been elected three times, is facing something heís never experienced in his past elections: a solid candidate. Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who is term-limited, has jumped into the ring. He has the money. He has the political acumen. Heís outworking Nelsonóand itís showing. Scott now leads Nelson by five points (via Tampa Bay Times): A new CBS News poll of Florida's Senate race shows Gov. Rick Scott with a 5-point advantage over Sen. Bill Nelson, 46-41 percent, in a survey with a margin of...
  • Michael Eric Dyson Explodes on 'New Day' Panel

    07/06/2018 7:55:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7/6/2018 | Peter Sifre
    On Thursdayís edition of New Day, the CNN morning show co-host Alisyn Camerota invited former George W. Bush advisor Scott Jennings and left wing political commentator Michael Eric Dyson on to discuss a recent poll that found half of all Americans believe President Trump is racist. What followed was a series of hyperbolic pronouncements that have come to define Dysonís appearances on television. Dyson began by agreeing with the premise of Trump being racist and accused Republicans of being complicit in such racism.
  • Vanity - Crowley polling had him up 36 points on Ocasio-Cortez - NY TIMES.

    07/01/2018 1:12:35 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 61 replies
    Interesting tidbit via the NY times revealing that Democrat, Congressman, Joe Crowley's internal polling revealed the he was up 36 points over his challenger, Democrat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Of course we all know the fifteen point "political slaughter" that befell the stunned, Joe Crowley, last Tuesday evening, in the 14thNYCD. One of Democrat, Nancy Pelosi's, favorites, Joe Crowley, received a most crushing blow in his defeat handed him by Ms. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. I tried to search the internet for pre-primary election polls, but came up empty, even on "Real Clear Politics" site. It appears the Fake News" pollsters scrubbed their numbers...
  • Almost Half The Country Thinks Donald Trump Is A Racist

    07/04/2018 2:36:50 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 134 replies
    Huffingtonpost. ^ | July 4, 2018
    Nearly half of voters think President Donald Trump is a racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. Forty-nine percent of voters said Trump is racist, while 47 percent said heís not, according to the poll. These numbers are similar to those from a February Quinnipiac poll, where 49 percent of voters said Trump was racist and 46 percent said he was not. Forty-four percent of voters said they think ďracist beliefsĒ were a motive in Trumpís immigration policy, while 50 percent said Trump has ďa sincere interest in controlling our borders.Ē Sixty percent said the policy of separating...
  • 40 Straight Gallup Polls: Majority Says Abortion Should Be Illegal in All or Most Cases

    07/03/2018 1:24:55 PM PDT · by xzins · 59 replies
    CNS ^ | July 3, 2018 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (Screen Capture/PBS) (CNSNews.com) - In 40 straight Gallup polls over a span of 24 years, a majority of Americans have said that they believe abortion should be illegal in all or most circumstances. In the latest Gallup survey examining the issue, which was conducted May 1-10, 53 percent said they believe abortion should be illegal in all or most circumstances. The Gallup survey asks this question: ‚ÄúDo you think abortion should be legal under any circumstances, legal only under certain circumstances, or illegal in all circumstances?‚ÄĚ If the respondent says they believe abortion should be ‚Äúlegal only under certain...
  • Trump just keeps on confounding his hapless detractors

    07/02/2018 11:32:08 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2 July 2018 | MONICA CROWLEY
    The left, much of the media and countless other opponents of President Trump have led a relentless, vicious, multi-pronged and often dishonest assault on him and his agenda since he first emerged as a presidential candidate in 2015. This assault, ramped up significantly during his presidency, has taken many forms: an apparently endless special counsel investigation, constant protests, bureaucratic stonewalling, ďDeep StateĒ leaking, continuous lawsuits, manufactured crises and outrage, daily media pounding and often false reporting, smears, personal attacks and abusive, even violent acts targeting his staff and supporters ó all designed to cripple his ability to govern effectively. While...
  • Voters Donít Regret Hillaryís Loss

    06/27/2018 12:01:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | June 25, 2018
    The economyís booming, but America remains sorely divided. Would we all be better off with a second President Clinton in the White House instead? Voters donít think so. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 40% of Likely U.S. Voters believe America would be better off today if Hillary Clinton had been elected president instead of Donald Trump. A plurality (47%) disagrees and says the country would not be better off. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Predictably, 74% of Democrats think the country would be better off under...
  • Polls: Dems lead in three key Senate races

    06/26/2018 3:04:01 PM PDT · by grayboots · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/26/2018 | BEN KAMISAR
    Democratic Senate candidates are leading in three key battleground states as the party looks to defend a difficult map ahead of the November midterm elections, according to new polls. Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) are both leading their GOP challengers by double digits, while Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) is up by just 4 points, about the margin of error in the new NBC News/Marist polls released Tuesday evening. The results show how some of the major Senate races this cycle are shaping up with less than five months until Election Day. In Arizona,...
  • Majority of Americans approve of Trumpís handling of the economy for the first time: survey

    06/26/2018 8:26:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    AOL News ^ | June 25, 2018 | Susana Victoria Perez, Yeuer
    The presidentís economic approval rating has hit an all-time high since he took office, a new survey shows. According to the CNBC All America Economic Survey, the majority of Americans approve of Trumpís handling of the economy. The economic approval rating went up 6 points, placing it at 51 percent with 36 percent of the public disapproving. Fifty-four percent said the economy is good or excellent, the highest recorded by CNBC in the 10 years of the survey....
  • There's nearly a Nixon '74 level of public support for impeaching Trump

    06/22/2018 12:36:40 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 164 replies
    CNN ^ | June 22, 2018 | Byron Wolfe
    (CNN)There is a truly remarkable number in the most recent CNN poll, conducted by SSRS and out this morning. In it, 42% of Americans say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office. What makes it remarkable is that he's on par with President Richard Nixon, who 43% of Americans said should be impeached and removed from office in a March 1974 Harris poll. That was after the scale of Watergate came to light, but months before the House started to move against Nixon, who would go on to resign in August 1974 rather than be impeached. Impeachment...
  • Poll: McSally holds 14-point lead in Arizona GOP Senate primary (thanks, Joe Arpaio!)

    06/20/2018 4:52:35 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 63 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 6/19/18 | Lisa Hagen
    Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) surged into first place with a commanding 14-point lead in Arizonaís closely watched GOP Senate primary, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights (OHPI) has McSally ahead with a little over 39 percent of the vote, followed by former state Sen. Kelli Ward at 24.5 percent and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio trailing far behind at nearly 14 percent. About 22 percent of voters remain undecided. This is a big shift since OHPIís last poll from April, which had Ward in first place and leading McSally by 9 points...
  • Majority of voters blame parents, not Trump administration, for child separation at border: Poll

    06/21/2018 12:09:45 PM PDT · by grayboots · 34 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/21/2018 | Jennifer Harper
    A majority of voters blame the parents of the separated children at the southwestern border for the current immigration crisis, not the federal government, according to a new poll. ďWhen families are arrested and separated after attempting to enter the United States illegally, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters say the parents are more to blame for breaking the law,Ē says a Rasmussen Reports survey released Thursday. Rasmussen found 35 percent believe the federal government is more to blame for enforcing the law, while 11 percent are not sure about the situation. ďA closer look shows that 82 percent of...
  • AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trumpís North Korea effort

    06/21/2018 9:36:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 21, 2018 9:21 AM EDT | Emily Swanson and Catherine Lucey
    A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trumpís handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that countryís leader, Kim Jong-un. But most donít believe Kim is serious about addressing the international concerns about his countryís nuclear weapons program. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released Thursday finds that 55 percent of Americans approve of Trumpís diplomacy with North Korea, up from 42 percent in March and 34 percent last October. Itís the highest rating for the Republican president on any individual issue on...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll - Trump 48% Approval

    06/20/2018 8:06:41 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 21 replies
    .rasmussenreports.com ^ | June 20, 2018
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trumpís job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove. The latest figures include 34% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 41% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -7.