Obama and GOP Both Hit Record Lows

By: Thursday October 31, 2013 10:00 am

It seems almost everyone and everything in Washington has become less popular in the past month. President Obama’s job approval rating has hit a new low according to the NBC/WSJ poll. The poll found only 42 percent approve of his job performance while 51 percent disapprove. Republicans shouldn’t be too excited about this poll because [...]

Shutdown Tanking the Republican Brand

By: Friday October 11, 2013 9:20 am

The longer this government shutdown drags on the worse the polling situation gets for Republicans. The latest NBC/WSJ poll has some incredible results. The poll found 46 percent of Americans think the shutdown is extremely serious and another 27 percent say it is quite serious. The blame for this serious situation is falling primarily on [...]

First Time in Over a Year Democrats and Republicans Are Tied in the Generic Ballot

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 11:16 am

The latest NBC/WSJ poll has some good news for Republicans. They are tied with Democrats in the Congressional generic ballot with each party currently at 44 percent. An equal number of Americans want the next election to result in a Republican controlled Congress as want it to result in a Democrat controlled one. This is [...]

Only Eight Percent of Voters Want Divided Government

By: Monday October 22, 2012 1:42 pm

I think one of the most interesting questions in the recent NBC/WSJ poll is that it ask voters what total election outcome they wanted. Almost everyone said they wanted their preferred party to win full control of Washington, while just eight percent said they desired a divide government. From NBC: Which of the following best [...]

Race Tied Nationally but Obama Still Leads in Ohio

By: Monday October 22, 2012 10:20 am

While it is mathematically possible for Romney to win without Ohio it would be very difficult. Ohio remains Obama firewall even as nationally his lead slips.

Opinions About Obama Improve

By: Wednesday September 19, 2012 11:40 am

In addition to President Obama currently leading in the national and swing state horse race polling, voter’s opinions about him across several metrics appear to be improving. The polling shows Obama’s job approval numbers, approval numbers on the economy, and favorability rating are the highest they have been in months. According to a new NBC/WSJ [...]

Obama Maintains Small National Lead Before GOP Convention

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 10:12 am

Despite media attention to issues about Mitt Romney’s tax returns, the selection of Paul Ryan, and of course a media fire storm around Rep. Todd Akin’s rape comments, the state of the Presidential race at the national level remains remarkably consistent. Two new national polls show Obama holding on to a modest but narrowing lead. [...]

Obama Loses the Change Mantle

By: Friday April 20, 2012 10:53 am

Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign theme was “change we can believe in” but after three years of leading the government which has only grown more partisan Obama has lost the change mantle to Mitt Romney. The new NBC/WSJ poll found that more people now believe Romney would be better changing business as usual in Washington than [...]

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 [...]

Herman Cain the Front Runner

By: Thursday October 13, 2011 10:38 am

A second national poll has confirmed that former Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain now leads the Republican primary field. The NBC/WSJ poll found Cain getting 27 percent of the vote among Republican leaners, followed by Mitt Romney with 23 percent, and Rick Perry at 16 percent. Compared to two months ago, Romney’s support held steady [...]

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