This might be one of the quickest and biggest reversals in generic ballot polling. Republicans now have a two point advantage over Democrats in the 2014 Congressional elections. A new CNN/ORC poll found that 49 percent of registered voters would support the Republican candidate in their district while only 47 percent would support the Democrat. [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 21, 2013 11:11 am|
More signs the government shutdown has done real political damage to Republicans. The new CNN/ORC poll found 54 percent of Americans think it is a bad thing Republicans control the House of Representatives.
|By: Jon Walker Monday September 30, 2013 11:47 am|
According to a New CNN/ORC poll, a plurality of Americans would blame Republicans in congress. It found 46 percent would blame the GOP, 36 percent say President Obama would be mostly responsible and another 13 percent would blame both sides equally.
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 16, 2013 1:56 pm|
At their summer meeting the Republican National Committee unanimously passed a resolution to prevent CNN or NBC from holding any Republican Presidential primary debates unless they canceled their planned Hillary Clinton biographies. From the official resolution: RESOLVED, that the Republican National Committee calls on CNN and NBC to cancel the airing of these political ads [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 29, 2012 2:16 pm|
Most of the focus on been on Ohio, but Florida remains equally important to Mitt Romney path to 270. Without taking Florida there is almost no plausible way for Romney to win the White House, but recent polling of the state remains incredibly close. PPP has Obama up by one while CNN has Romney with [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 29, 2012 9:36 am|
The polls show President Obama is dominating with the early vote. According to PPP over a third of the vote has already been cast in Ohio and among those people Obama is leading 63 percent to 36 percent. The Obama ground game has managed to bank an impressive amount of their vote already. This is going to be a very difficult build in advantage for the Romney team to overcome.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:12 am|
Obama currently holds a small lead in the swing state polls so any performance that was merely strong enough to prevent further slippage in the polls is a political victory for the Obama team. This debate was probably Romney’s last real chance to make big gains against Obama and he didn’t seem to capitalize on it.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:04 am|
President Obama performed better in the second debate than the first, although given the low bar he set with his first performance that wasn’t hard. The instant polling shows that Obama is seen as having won the second debate but only by a small margin.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 12, 2012 10:21 am|
The first impressions among voters is that last night’s Vice Presidential debate was mostly a draw. The CNN poll of voters found most Americans split on who performed better in the debate. From CNN: Forty-eight percent of voters who watched the vice presidential debate think that Rep. Paul Ryan won the showdown, according to a [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 10, 2012 9:47 am|
Before the debate Ohio appeared to be President Obama’s firewall, the must-win swing state for Romney where Obama held a big lead. Directly following the debate the polling has become very tight. The latest CNN poll has Obama up by four in Ohio while SurveyUSA gives Obama only a single point lead.