Supreme Court Will Not Stop Early Voting in Ohio

By: Tuesday October 16, 2012 2:22 pm

The Supreme Court won’t stop early voting in the final days before the election in Ohio. From The Hill: In a one-sentence order with no explanation, the court rejected Ohio Republicans’ efforts to block early voting three days before Election Day. The court left in place a lower court’s ruling that said early voting had [...]

Romney Has a Really Broad Definition for “Middle Income”

By: Friday September 14, 2012 1:13 pm

Mitt Romney already struggles with the impression that he is an out of touch rich guy and his appearance this morning on ABC News is definitely not going to help that. From ABC News: MITT ROMNEY: Well, I said that there are five different studies that point out that we can get to a balanced [...]

Romney’s Favorability Rating Slips During the Summer

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 1:05 pm

Mitt Romney already has historically bad favorability ratings compared to all other modern presidential candidates and there is confirmation that his favorability rating has been eroding through the summer. The Washington Post-ABC News poll found the number of people who view him unfavorably has gone up by four points since May. From the Washington Post: [...]

Romney and Obama Tied Nationally

By: Tuesday July 10, 2012 10:24 am

The already extremely close presidential election has gotten even closer. President Obama and Mitt Romney are perfectly tied at 47 percent each in the latest national poll of registered voters by Washington Post-ABC New. The problem for Obama is that his job approval rating remains poor. His overall job approval rating is an anemic 47 [...]

Romney’s Pathetic Polling on the Economy

By: Wednesday May 23, 2012 11:53 am

President Obama is a man whose re-election should be in trouble based on the current state of the economy and perceptions about his handling of it. The economy is still bad and unemployment has remained pretty terrible during the entirety of Obama’s tenure. That is why currently 52 percent of the American people still say [...]

Romney Has a Slight Edge on the Economy

By: Thursday April 19, 2012 11:54 am

The biggest Achilles heel for President Obama is the still extremely poor shape of the economy. According to a new CBS News/NYT poll, the economy/jobs still remains by far the most important issue for voters. In the poll, 48% ranked it the number one problem facing the country, by comparison no other issue is above [...]

Economy and Jobs Trump Everything

By: Wednesday January 18, 2012 1:11 pm

The issues of jobs and the economy are now far and away the most important issues for Americans when choosing a president. A New Washington Post/ABC News poll asked Americans “What is the single most important issue in your choice for president?” The poll found that the economy or jobs dominated the responses with 51 [...]

More Great News for Gingrich in Iowa

By: Tuesday December 6, 2011 10:18 am

There are now two more polls, in addition to the two polls released last weekend, showing that Newt Gingrich has the lead in the Iowa Caucus. The PPP poll finds Gingrich with a nine point lead over second place Ron Paul. From PPP: Newt Gingrich has taken the lead in PPP’s newest poll of Iowa [...]

Seriously Newt, This Is Your Defense About Freddie Mac?

By: Friday November 18, 2011 10:44 am

Now that Newt Gingrich has made it to top tier status in the polls, the newfound scrutiny of his past is intensifying. One of the biggest strikes against him is that he was paid $1.6 million by Freddie Mac, the mortgage firm that has become a whipping boy of the right since the economic meltdown. [...]

Rick Perry’s National Poll Numbers Collapse

By: Tuesday October 4, 2011 10:58 am

Well that was quick. Texas Governor Rick Perry’s national poll numbers have plummeted to almost half of what they were only a few weeks ago, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Perry is now tied for second with Herman Cain and is well behind front runner Mitt Romney. From the Washington Post: Among [...]

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