Just how despised is Congress these days? Well Public Policy Polling decided to poll it against some of the most hated things in the world and the results are not pretty. Here are just five things that Americans have a higher opinion than Congress.
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|By: Jon Walker Friday November 30, 2012 11:51 am|
One thing that makes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election prospects next year look so good, beyond his currently record high job approval rating and strong showing in potential horse race polls, is that in New Jersey it makes a lot of sense for top-tier Democrats to simply wait. New Jersey is inherently a blue [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday November 5, 2012 2:09 pm|
It is likely voters in both states will make history by affirmatively voting in support of same-sex marriage, but it is going to be extremely close. The undecideds tend to break against change when it comes to ballot measure polling. Given the large age divide on the issue of marriage equality, the fate of both measures could depend on whether or not young voters turn out in significant numbers this year.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 31, 2012 3:14 pm|
Ohio remains the most important of the swing states and the news for Mitt Romney in the state is not good. In addition to the Quinnipiac poll out this morning showing President Obama leading by five in the state two more polls out this afternoon also have Obama winning Ohio. University of Cincinnati (10/25-30) Barack [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 29, 2012 2:16 pm|
Most of the focus on been on Ohio, but Florida remains equally important to Mitt Romney path to 270. Without taking Florida there is almost no plausible way for Romney to win the White House, but recent polling of the state remains incredibly close. PPP has Obama up by one while CNN has Romney with [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 29, 2012 9:36 am|
The polls show President Obama is dominating with the early vote. According to PPP over a third of the vote has already been cast in Ohio and among those people Obama is leading 63 percent to 36 percent. The Obama ground game has managed to bank an impressive amount of their vote already. This is going to be a very difficult build in advantage for the Romney team to overcome.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 23, 2012 1:37 pm|
President Obama appears to hold a significant edge in early voting In basically every important swing state, which should given him a built-in advantage heading into November 6th. The Obama campaign ground game has been very successful at convincing Democrats and Obama supporters to cast their ballots well ahead of election day.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:12 am|
Obama currently holds a small lead in the swing state polls so any performance that was merely strong enough to prevent further slippage in the polls is a political victory for the Obama team. This debate was probably Romney’s last real chance to make big gains against Obama and he didn’t seem to capitalize on it.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 15, 2012 10:02 am|
While much of the polling has tightened up, President Obama still holds a significant lead in Ohio. According to Public Policy Polling, Obama is up by five in the critical swing state. From PPP: PPP’s newest Ohio poll finds Barack Obama leading 51-46, a 5 point lead not too different from our last poll two [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 8, 2012 10:34 am|
President Obama’s extremely poor performance during the debate last week gave Mitt Romney a real opportunity to make up some ground. According to Gallup, Romney’s position in their national tracking poll improved significantly after the debate. From Gallup: The first presidential debate went decidedly in Romney’s favor. The debate appears to have affected voters to [...]