Republican Party Overwhelmingly Seen as Out of Touch

By: Tuesday April 16, 2013 12:07 pm

By a greater than 3 to 1 margin the American people see the Republican party as out of touch with the concerns of regular people. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll only 23 percent of adults see the party as in touch, while an incredible 70 percent see the party as out of [...]

Will the GOP Be Controlled by the Future or Its Base?

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 1:12 pm

The single most important question about a possible immigration reform bill is whether or not Congressional Republicans are really prepared to defy their base for the political good of the party. The prospects of anything happening hinge entirely on this one question. The American people want a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the [...]

Republican Brand Is in Terrible Shape

By: Friday January 18, 2013 11:35 am

The favorable rating of the Republican Party is near record lows, according to the latest NBC/WSJ poll. From NBC First Read: They public has MUCH LESS confidence in the opposition party. According to the poll, 49% hold a negative view of the Republican Party — its highest negative rating in the survey since 2008. (In [...]

The Republican Base Doesn’t Want Leadership to Become More Moderate

By: Thursday November 15, 2012 4:14 pm

Following the Republicans’ losses this year there has been a lot of inside the beltway talk about whether or not the party will moderate its positions to try to appeal to a broader share of the electorate. Ultimately, though, the decision rests mainly in the hands of rank and file Republicans. They are the ones [...]

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 [...]

Americans Finally Sorta Like the GOP Again

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 11:21 am

For the first time in a very long time, the American people have a slight, net positive view of the Republican party, according to Gallup: Americans’ opinions of the Republican Party have improved to the point where now more have a favorable than unfavorable opinion of the party. The last time more Americans viewed the [...]

CO Gov: Hickenlooper with Strong Lead in Three-Way Race, GOP Ballot Line Hangs in Balance

By: Monday October 4, 2010 4:07 pm

Republican Ken Buck holds a six-point lead over incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet, according to the latest SurveyUSA poll of likely voters for Denver Post/9News. In the governor’s race, Democrat John Hickenlooper holds a large lead, thanks to a divide on the right between American Constitution Party candidate Tom Tancredo and Republican Dan Maes. Maes’s [...]

WSJ/NBC Poll: Voter Opinion of Republican Party Falls to All-Time Low

By: Wednesday August 11, 2010 10:11 pm

Voter approval of the Republican Party is now at an all-time low. According to a new WSJ/NBC poll (PDF) Americans’ esteem for the Republican Party is at the lowest level ever found in the 16 years this question has been asked.

CBS Poll: Voters Highly Negative on Both Parties

By: Wednesday May 26, 2010 1:32 pm

Approval ratings for the Democratic and Republican parties are at their lowest in decades, a CBS poll shows.

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