CNN/ORC Poll: Donald Trump now competitive in general election

CNN POLITICS Since announcing his campaign in late June, Donald Trump has quickly leapt to the top of the Republican field, leading recent polls nationally, in Iowa and in New Hampshire. And now, for the first time in CNN/ORC polling, his gains among the Republican Party have boosted him enough to be competitive in the… More CNN/ORC Poll: Donald Trump now competitive in general election

Hillary’s in danger, Trump is sunk: The hard truths America is ignoring this election season

SALON While pundits regurgitate the same bad information, we’re missing the earth-shattering stories under our noses In January, I began writing a weekly column for Salon. Hillary Clinton was still in pre-campaign mode but already losing ground — churning out formulaic answers to stock questions, delivering pricey speeches to the privileged, hobnobbing with Wall Street… More Hillary’s in danger, Trump is sunk: The hard truths America is ignoring this election season

Fox Poll: 29 Percent Would Be ‘Scared’ If Obama Was Re-Elected

To paraphrase what former Rep. Anthony Weiner said about the GOP: Fox News is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Republican Party. Thus, their reporting, opinion polls and underlying agenda are designed to promote the GOP meme… TPM2012 Republican efforts to paint President Obama as a liberal bogeyman have long been operational — he’s been the biggest spender… More Fox Poll: 29 Percent Would Be ‘Scared’ If Obama Was Re-Elected

Tea Party Movement Getting Americans Steamed

No surprise there, especially after the debt ceiling debacle… TPMDC The debt ceiling fight turned out to be a damper on the American economy, and for the approval ratings of political leaders in Washington. But it’s starting to consume the same political entity that decided to make raising it a major issue: the Tea Party.… More Tea Party Movement Getting Americans Steamed

Six in 10 Americans Want Obama’s Policies to Succeed, but Many Doubt They Will

I’d like to see 70-80% of the country on board to see the POTUS’ policies succeed… Politics Daily Six out of 10 Americans hope that President Obama’s policies will succeed — a percentage that has dropped measurably from last year — but the public is roughly split when it comes to whether they think those policies will… More Six in 10 Americans Want Obama’s Policies to Succeed, but Many Doubt They Will

Sarah Palin’s *Unfavorability* Numbers Hit New High, Survey Finds

This should come as no surprise to many from either party as well as independents… Politics Daily The number of Americans viewing Sarah Palin unfavorably has hit the highest point since she burst onto the national stage over two years ago, according to a poll out Friday. The Gallup survey conducted in the days after the… More Sarah Palin’s *Unfavorability* Numbers Hit New High, Survey Finds

Democrats Served Two Helpings Of Bad News With Two New Polls

It’s not looking good out there for the Dems’ prospects of keeping the majority in the house.  In fact, some people say that their Senate majority is at risk as well.  However, I’m an optimist and I believe that the reports of the “demise” of the Democratic Party are greatly exaggerated… Huffington Post Democrats will… More Democrats Served Two Helpings Of Bad News With Two New Polls

ABC/WaPo poll: Half with “unfavorable impression” of tea party, 6 in 10 disapprove of GOP policy

Daily Kos Frustration with Washington is deep and unending, but that includes stark disapproval of GOP congressional policy. From a new ABC/WaPo poll (MoE +/- 3): The national survey shows that 29 percent of Americans now say they are inclined to support their House representative in November, even lower than in 1994, when voters swept the… More ABC/WaPo poll: Half with “unfavorable impression” of tea party, 6 in 10 disapprove of GOP policy