The American public’s opinion of Obama is historically bad. According to Gallup, only 36 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of the Democratic party, the lowest it has ever been in Gallup’s surveys and the first time in three years that the Republican party has scored higher on favorability. From Gallup: Democrats don’t simply [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 16, 2013 12:07 pm|
By a greater than 3 to 1 margin the American people see the Republican party as out of touch with the concerns of regular people. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll only 23 percent of adults see the party as in touch, while an incredible 70 percent see the party as out of [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 10, 2011 1:03 pm|
According to Matt McKinnon, the Legislative and Political Director for the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, members of Congress who vote in favor of the NAFTA-style free trade agreements this week could draw union-backed primary challenges in 2012.
|By: Michael Whitney Monday October 4, 2010 3:47 pm|
Good news for Oregon’s Measure 74, a ballot initiative that will regulate medical marijuana supplies in the state: the Democratic Party of Oregon gave its endorsement to the medical marijuana measure. This is big news for Measure 74, which if passed, would create nonprofit clinics like pharmacies to supply marijuana to patients. While Oregon has had medical marijuana since 1998, patients have had to either grow their own or have someone else grow for them. With Measure 74, patients with have better, safer access to medical marijuana in a regulated system.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 11, 2010 10:11 pm|
Voter approval of the Republican Party is now at an all-time low. According to a new WSJ/NBC poll (PDF) Americans’ esteem for the Republican Party is at the lowest level ever found in the 16 years this question has been asked.