Two new national polls by major TV networks were released yesterday showing that President Obama leads Mitt Romney by more than the polls’ margins of error. The CNN poll found Obama with a seven point lead over Romney, the margin of error is ±3%. Similarly the Fox New poll found Obama with a nine point [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 19, 2012 10:16 am|
Three national polls out today all confirm that the Presidential race still remains extremely close. The Fox News poll is the best for Obama, showing him with a four point lead. In the NPR poll, Obama leads Romney by just two points; but the CBS News/New York Time poll finds Romney actually ahead by a [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday February 10, 2012 2:01 pm|
Rick Santorum’s surprisingly strong triple win in Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri on Tuesday dramatically improved his national polling. For the first time Santorum has definitively moved into second place, according to a Gallup tracking poll, supplanting Newt Gingrich. Since Tuesday, Santorum’s polling numbers jumped up 6 points. On Tuesday he was at 16 percent and [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday March 21, 2011 4:39 pm|
Over at Slate, David Weigel found something interesting in the polling about President Obama’s handling of Libya: Sixty-three percent of Republicans disapprove of Obama’s handling of Libya, to 27 percent who approve. Seventy-six percent of Tea Party “supporters” disapprove of Obama’s handling of it. But 73 percent of Tea Partiers and 78 percent of Republicans [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 17, 2010 1:34 pm|
How much does Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., owner of Fox News and the Wall Street Journal, love the Republican Party? The answer turns out to be a lot.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday May 18, 2010 12:04 pm|
Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN-3) is resigning from office because of an affair with a female staffer, according to Fox News. Having Souder’s unseemly sex scandal story lightly reported and quickly replaced by bigger news is the best the GOP can hope for.
|By: Jon Walker Monday April 19, 2010 5:00 pm|
There was some talk among Democratic operatives that there would be a “health care bounce” after the reform bill was passed. The idea was that, once it became law and the media stopped talking about the day-to-day political fighting over the issue, opinions about the law would improve. Well, the operatives’ talk was just that–polling [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday April 15, 2010 6:36 pm|
The New York Times/CBS News poll that focused on the opinions of self-identified tea party members paints an interesting picture of people who choose the label. We know they are very white, basically 86% of the them in the pool were white non-Hispanics. As a group, they tend to be financially better off and have [...]