Five Crazy Beliefs That Are Still Less Fringe Among Young People Than Opposing Marriage Equality

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 3:07 pm

It is sometimes hard to get across how incredibly fringe opposition to marriage equality is among the Millennials. Thankfully, Public Policy Polling’s new “conspiracy theory” poll provides a surprisingly useful point of comparison. Here are five things that more voters under 30 believe in more than opposing same-sex marriage. An UFO crashed at Roswell – [...]

Obama’s Job Approval Hits New Low in Gallup Tracking Poll

By: Wednesday August 24, 2011 10:51 am

President Obama’s job approval rating hits its lowest level yet in Gallup’s daily tracking polling. The three day rolling average found only 38 percent approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as president while 54 percent disapprove.

Obama’s Osama Bump is Over

By: Wednesday June 15, 2011 11:25 am

President Obama’s modest increase in support after the killing of Osama Bin Laden is now gone. This is according to the latest polling from Gallup which confirms the pattern we have seen with other pollsters. From Gallup: Despite the loss of the Osama bump, which everyone knew was going to be temporary anyway, the positive news [...]

Obama’s Approval Gets Big Bump from Killing of Bin Laden, But Gains Unlikely to Last

By: Wednesday May 4, 2011 10:47 am

The first major poll from CBS News/New York Times taken after Osama Bin Laden’s death shows the event has produced a significant 11-point bump in President Obama’s job approval numbers. From CBS News: The poll found that 57 percent of Americans generally approve of Mr. Obama in the wake of the raid in Pakistan. Two [...]

Bin Laden Death Should Have Only Modest Influence on 2012 Election

By: Monday May 2, 2011 1:40 pm

When the news broke last night that Osama bin Laden had been killed in an American special forces raid, some of the instant reaction on twitter and elsewhere was that President Obama just won his 2012 reelection contest. While we are almost assured to see a spike in Obama’s job approval numbers, the actual direct [...]

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