Rubio Drops Significantly in New Hampshire During Immigration Push

By: Thursday August 8, 2013 2:56 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen a huge drop in support among New Hampshire Republicans since last April, according to a newly released WMUR Granite State poll. Back in April Rubio was tied for first place with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) with 15 percent each. Now Rubio stands in fifth place with just 6 percent. [...]

Nationally Support for Abortion Rights Remains Stable but Regional Divide Grows

By: Monday July 29, 2013 2:43 pm

Nationally, support for abortion rights remains basically unchanged over the past decade. According to Pew Research, the percentage of Americans who believe abortion should be legal in most cases stands at 53 percent, while the number who believe it should be illegal in most cases is 40 percent. While support nationally remains constant, there is [...]

More Bad Polling for Rubio and What It Could Mean for Immigration Reform

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 12:40 pm

Recent polling has all been bad news for Marco Rubio (R-FL). A new PPP poll found Rubio has drop substantially in their national Republican primary poll. He went from first place to sixth over the past several months. From PPP: PPP’s newest look at the Republican field for 2016 finds some big changes from our [...]

How Rubio’s Bad Polling Is Creating Problems for Immigration Reform

By: Monday July 22, 2013 10:19 am

The Republican base is not excited about comprehensive immigration reform but the important question is, is it considered a big enough issue to have any effect on a possible primary. Because of gerrymandering the vast majority of House Republicans’ only real electoral concern is a primary challenge. It is one thing to think a bill [...]

Charlie Crist’s Latest Step in His Political Transformation: Endorsing Marriage Equality

By: Thursday May 9, 2013 2:03 pm

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (F) continues his slow political transformation by publicly endorsing marriage equality. He wrote on his Facebook page: Some great news: On Tuesday, Delaware became the 11th state to allow marriage equality. And just a few days ago, Rhode Island adopted a similar measure, which followed victories last fall in Maine, [...]

The Five Leaders of the GOP

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 11:42 am

Currently the top four choices by Republicans to carry the party banner in 2016 are Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rand Paul, Gov. Chris Christie, and Former Gov. Jeb Bush. The following are findings from a new national Quinnipiac poll: There is no front-runner now for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, leaving a [...]

Why Rand Paul’s Endorsement of Pathway to Citizenship Is So Important

By: Tuesday March 19, 2013 12:11 pm

A possible immigration reform measure got a very important boost this morning when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) endorsed the idea of a pathway to citizenship. To begin with, Paul is a senator and every senator who supports the idea gets the chamber one vote closer to passing a bill. More importantly, this endorsement by Paul [...]

Jeb Bush Is Against Pathway to Citizenship

By: Monday March 4, 2013 1:25 pm

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) came out against creating a pathway to citizenship in comprehensive immigration reform. Bush only wants a pathway to legal residency. During an interview on NBC’s Today show Bush said, “Our proposal is a proposal that looks forward and if we want to create an immigration policy that’s going to [...]

Marco Rubio to Deliver Bilingual Response to State of the Union Address

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:21 am

For the first time ever the minority response to a State of the Union address will be delivered in both English and Spanish. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has been selected to give the Republican response. From Maimi Herald: Marco Rubio won’t just give the Republican rebuttal to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech [...]

Obama Lead Shrinks in New Mexico

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:52 pm

President Obama still holds the lead in the swing state of New Mexico. According to PPP Obama leads 49 percent to Romney at 44 percent, but this is a serious drop from earlier in the year. From PPP: PPP’s newest New Mexico poll finds the race for President there getting a lot more competitive. Barack [...]

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