The Facts Don’t Matter to the Romney Campaign

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 2:25 pm

It would appear the Romney team is now fully banking on their ability to run a campaign focused around things that are simply not true. The campaign admitted that their highly racially tinged ad which falsely accuses Obama of gutting the work requirements for Welfare reform is their most effective ad. From Buzzfeed: “Our most effective [...]

Why Voter ID Laws Are Such a Big Deal

By: Wednesday August 15, 2012 10:42 am

Ever since Republicans won a big wave election in 2010 they have been putting in place all over the country new laws supposedly meant to address the essentially non-existent “problem” of in-person voter fraud. These new laws not only include photo ID requirements to vote but sometimes tough new restrictions on how you can run [...]

Bain Capital Attacks Don’t Seem to Be Hurting Romney Nationally

By: Tuesday July 24, 2012 10:16 am

Despite the Obama campaign’s recent hammering of Mitt Romney for his role at Bain Capital, the vast majority of Americans still see his business experience there as a net positive for Romney, according to a new national USA Today/Gallup poll. From USA Today: By more than 2-1, 63%-29%, those surveyed say Romney’s background in business, [...]

Majority Think Romney Should Release More Tax Returns

By: Thursday July 19, 2012 2:52 pm

A solid majority of Americans think Mitt Romney should release more tax returns than the one year he has so far, according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll. In addition, a plurality think Romney is hiding something damaging. From USA Today: Those surveyed are divided on whether the likely Republican nominee is trying to hide [...]

Improving But Fragile Economic Optimism

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 11:22 am

The overwhelming majority of Americans still think the economy is currently bad, and a plurality think they are worse off than they were a year ago.  Despite that, a large majority think the economy will be much better next year. From USA Today/Gallup: Though an overwhelming 71% rate economic conditions as poor, a 58% majority [...]

Romney Again Pledges to Repeal ‘ObamaCare’

By: Friday March 23, 2012 2:05 pm

What was said: Mitt Romney used an op-ed in USA Today to again reaffirm his commitment to completely repealing and replacing ‘ObamaCare’ if elected. From USA Today op-ed “Romney: Why I’d repeal ObamaCare” Friday is the second anniversary of ObamaCare. It is past time to abolish the program, root and branch. The Supreme Court will [...]

Obama Trailing Romney and Gingrich in the Swing States

By: Tuesday December 13, 2011 10:38 am

According to a USA Today/Gallup poll of voters in swing states, President Obama is trailing both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. The “swing states” polled were : Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.  From USA Today: In swing states, Obama trails former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney [...]

GOP Poll: Gingrich Now Tops the Field, Cain Falling Fast

By: Monday November 21, 2011 10:43 am

The most recent USA Today/Gallup poll confirms that Newt Gingrich has shot to the top of the Republican field and that Herman Cain is now bleeding support. USA Today/Gallup Newt Gingrich….. 22 Mitt Romney…… 21 Herman Cain….. 16 Ron Paul………… 9 Rick Perry………. 8 Michele Bachmann 4 Rick Santorum…… 1 Jon Huntsman……. 1 None/No Opinion…18 [...]

Americans Really Dislike Their Congress Right Now

By: Tuesday August 9, 2011 10:13 am

More signs that American voters have reached a historic level of unhappiness with our Congress. From USA Today/Gallup: Only 24% of those surveyed say most members of Congress deserve re-election, the lowest percentage since Gallup began asking the question in 1991. Fifty-six percent say their own representative deserves another term, similar to the levels just [...]

Colbert’s Super PAC Is a Go

By: Thursday June 30, 2011 12:43 pm

The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveThe Federal Election Commission today approved Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC. From USA Today: The Federal Election Commission today voted 5-1 to approve Colbert’s political action committee, giving him a shot at doing what political types such as Bush strategist Karl Rove and former [...]

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