Obama Over 50 Percent v. Romney in Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania

By: Wednesday August 1, 2012 10:33 am

Some very good news for the Obama campaign this morning. The latest Quinnipiac University/ CBS News/New York Times swing state poll has Obama at or above 50 percent in a matchup with Mitt Romney in the three largest swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. This is their first poll of likely voters this cycle. [...]

Obama Holds Remarkably Consistent Leads in Michigan and Pennsylvania

By: Wednesday July 25, 2012 1:21 pm

President Obama continues to lead Romney in both Michigan and Pennsylvania according to Public Policy Polling. Obama’s lead in both states is effectively unchanged since May. From PPP: PPP’s newest Presidential polls in Michigan and Pennsylvania find Barack Obama with healthy leads in both states. He’s up by 14 points, 53-39, in Michigan and by [...]

Obama Holds Lead in Three Big Swing States

By: Wednesday June 27, 2012 10:15 am

President Obama holds a significant lead in the three biggest swing states this year: Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Together these swing states hold 67 electoral votes. New polling from Quinnipiac found Obama leading Mitt Romney by more than each poll’s margin of error. From Quinnipiac: 1. If the election for President were being held today, [...]

Obama Maintains Pennsylvania Lead but Romney Seen as Better on the Economy

By: Tuesday June 12, 2012 10:41 am

President Obama continues to hold a modest lead over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania according to a new Quinnipiac poll. The poll has Obama with 46 percent to Romney at 40 percent. This is a slight improvement for Romney since last month when the same poll had it Obama 47 percent to Romney 39 percent. While [...]

Obama, Romney Effectively Tied in Florida, Ohio

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 10:54 am

In the past month Mitt Romney has significantly gained on President Obama in several key swing states, according to Quinnipiac polling. Currently Obama has the lead in Pennsylvania but is effectively tied with Romney in both Florida and Ohio. From Quinnipiac: Florida: Romney with 44 percent to Obama’s 43 percent, too close to call; Ohio: [...]

Two Blue Dogs Fall in Pennsylvania as Coalition Continues to Shrink

By: Wednesday April 25, 2012 10:53 am

In Yesterday’s Pennsylvania Democratic primary two incumbent members of the Blue Dog Coalition, Jason Altmire and Tim Holden, lost their re-election bids to more liberal opponents. In the newly drawn 12th district Altmire was forced into a race against fellow Democratic congress member Mark Critz.  Altmire had an inherent advantage, because the new district contained [...]

Rick Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 2:32 pm

At an afternoon rally Rick Santorum announced that he was effectively ending his campaign for the Republican Party’s Presidential nomination. Santorum did surprisingly well during the primary season, well exceeding expectations. He ended up winning the second most states and delegates. The problem for Santorum though, was that he was simply unable to stop the [...]

Santorum Death Watch: Romney Leads in PA

By: Thursday April 5, 2012 9:58 am

After his win in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Mitt Romney now holds a small five point lead over Rick Santorum in Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania according to Public Policy Polling. Mitt Romney’s taken the lead in PPP’s newest poll of Rick Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania. Romney has 42% to 37% for Santorum with Ron [...]

Santorum Barely Ahead in Pennsylvania

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 10:30 am

Rick Santorum still holds a slight lead in his home state of Pennsylvania.  He leads Mitt Romney by six points according to a new Qunnipiac poll. If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were: Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul, for whom would you vote? (If [...]

Home State Advantage Helping Santorum in Pennsylvania

By: Tuesday March 13, 2012 2:33 pm

If there has been one constant throughout this Republican primary, it is that there’s a huge home state advantage for each candidate.  It’s now working for Rick Santorum, who has a huge double digit lead in Pennsylvania according to the newest Public Policy Polling survey of the state. The strongest of the Republican candidates in [...]

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