North Carolina Senate Race Is Extremely Close

By: Thursday August 21, 2014 12:31 pm

Democratic Senator Kay Hagan’s run for re-election in North Carolina is shaping up to be one of the closest and most important elections of the cycle. Two new polls out this week show Hagan with only a tiny lead over Republican Thom Tillis and indicates that the Libertarian candidate possibly a big factor. According to [...]

NC Sen: Incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan Holds Small Lead

By: Tuesday June 17, 2014 12:15 pm

The latest PPP poll is a mixed bag for incumbent Democratic Kay Hagan. The good news for her is that she technically holds a lead over her Republican opponent Thom Tillis, but her job approval rating is underwater. In a three-way race Kay Hagan stands at 39 percent, Tom Tillis gets 34 percent, and Libertarian [...]

McConnell Faces a Tough Re-election

By: Tuesday December 17, 2013 2:13 pm

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has really tough re-election ahead of him. Even though Kentucky is a reliably Red State his personal popularity in the state is terrible. According to a new PPP poll only 31 percent of voters approve of his job performance while 61 percent disapprove of it. As result McConnell is effectively [...]

Shutdown Hurt GOP Chances in the Senate

By: Wednesday October 16, 2013 12:25 pm

Another day and yet another poll showing the government shutdown has hurt Republicans. New polling shows the Democrats are in solid shape to hold the Senate next year.

Poll: Shutdown Could Cost GOP the House

By: Monday October 7, 2013 10:01 am

All the public polling data over the past two weeks shows this shutdown is hurting the Republican party. The only real question is how badly.

More Evidence Shutdown Is Hurting GOP

By: Wednesday October 2, 2013 9:53 am

The fact that Republicans are now trying to reduce the pain of the government shutdown with several small bills is a clear sign they are the ones starting to feel the blame. Another indication that this shutdown is hurting the Republican brand is a new poll by Public Policy Polling. We find Democrats improving their [...]

The GOP Base Loves Ted Cruz

By: Friday September 27, 2013 12:43 pm

While Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) 21 hour fake filibuster that even Cruz himself voted to end may have accomplished nothing legislatively, it has made him the newest darling with the Republican base. According to PPP, Cruz is now the top choice for President in 2016 among Republicans. From PPP: PPP’s newest national poll finds Ted [...]

Georgia Senate Race Starts Off Very Close

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 12:22 pm

There is some good news for Democrats in what is ¬†going to be a very tough Senate election cycle. In the open Georgia Senate race the newly declared Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn starts off the race ahead of or at least tied against the most likely Republican candidates. From PPP: PPP’s newest Georgia Senate poll [...]

Democratic Polls Show Mitch McConnell Narrowly Losing

By: Friday August 2, 2013 12:29 pm

If two new polls done for Democratically aligned groups and Democrat challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are to be believed then Senator Mitch McConnell (R) is currently narrowly trailing in his Kentucky re-election bid. A PPP poll commissioned Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and Democracy For America (DFA) found that Grimes with 45 percent compared to [...]

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 [...]

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