GOP Presidential Primary Has Been a Republican Brand Killer

By: Monday March 5, 2012 12:02 pm

The Republican presidential primary has had a seriously negative impact on both the GOP brand and that of front runner Mitt Romney. From NBC First Read about their newest national poll: Four in 10 of all adults say the GOP nominating process has given them a less favorable impression of the Republican Party, versus just [...]

Democratic Enthusiasm Remains Flat

By: Thursday March 1, 2012 11:52 am

Enthusiasm about voting in the upcoming election among Democrats continues to remain flat and anemic according to Gallup latest polling. There’s been a lot of talk about how President Obama’s new more aggressive rhetoric was expected to get his supporters engaged again, but so far the data shows it has done little to excite the [...]

Romney Won Nevada Caucus with 50 Percent of Low Turnout

By: Monday February 6, 2012 2:11 pm

The Nevada Republican party has finally certified the results from the Nevada caucus that took place on Saturday. Mitt Romney was able to win the caucus with 50 percent of the vote. Newt Gingrich came in second, Ron Paul took third place and Rick Santorum came in last. From the Nevada GOP: The Nevada Republican [...]

Mitt Sitting Pretty: Romney Leads Latest Poll of GOP Field

By: Thursday May 26, 2011 5:03 pm

The news for Mitt Romney has been pretty good lately; he leads the Republican presidential field in the the latest Gallup poll of the race. Romney also ranks first among potential Republican primary voters who feel business and the economy are the most important issue right now. While polling at only 17 percent is a [...]

What Are They Thinking? Americans Aged 35-44 Swing Toward Democrats

By: Monday May 16, 2011 6:36 pm

Politico is out with its latest Washington battleground poll, and it found a strong trend of support moving back toward Democrats after their big losses in the 2010 election. From the Democratic analysis by Celinda Lake, Daniel Gotoff, and Matt Price: The Democrats lead in the generic Congressional ballot by a single point, 42% to [...]

No Huckabee in 2012 a Good Sign for Obama

By: Monday May 16, 2011 12:17 pm

The decision by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee not to seek the Republican nomination is a good sign for President Obama’s re-election prospects, and not simply because it removes one proven politician from the field. By running in 2008, Huckabee has demonstrated that he is a man that actually really wanted to be president. With [...]

John Thune Not Running for President in 2012

By: Tuesday February 22, 2011 12:31 pm

John Thune (R-SD) has been rather publicly examining a potential 2012 presidential run for a while, but today, the Republican Senator announced he will not seek the nomination. Thune was viewed as the preferred choice among several party insiders and therefore a “legitimate candidate,” despite the fact that early polling had him trailing most other [...]

Americans Finally Sorta Like the GOP Again

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 11:21 am

For the first time in a very long time, the American people have a slight, net positive view of the Republican party, according to Gallup: Americans’ opinions of the Republican Party have improved to the point where now more have a favorable than unfavorable opinion of the party. The last time more Americans viewed the [...]

NV Sen: Tight Race with Terrible Candidate Becomes Depressing Political Science Experiment

By: Thursday October 28, 2010 9:50 am

It almost seems like this year, in Nevada, the Republican Party is running a grand political science experiment to see if it is possible to run a candidate so bad that they counteract the overwhelming political determinism of skyrocketing unemployment. Harry Reid has made no major gaffes or been involved in any big scandals, but [...]

WV Sen: Note to GOP – Voters Don’t Like Being Called Hicks [Update: Ad Pulled from Web]

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 11:54 am

In case the National Republican Senatorial Committee never got the memo, I think now is a good time to remind them that working class Americans don’t like it when people call them hicks behind their backs, especially when the epithets come from out-of-state political operatives. According Politico, this is just what the NRSC recently, strongly [...]

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