By Michael Barone | 04/23/14 01:54 PM
On the Weekly Standard blog, Bill Kristol quite rightly notes that the New York Times/Kaiser Family Foundation polls in the Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and North Carolina Senate races are suspect, because in all four states the retrospective question about voting in 2012 shows Barack Obama...
By Paul Bedard | 04/23/14 10:46 AM
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, considering a 2016 presidential bid, does not have the support of his party's base, with just one in four Republicans eager for him to run and an even worse 18 percent of self-identified conservatives backing his bid. With the GOP considering a slew of...
04/22/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows that Indians view rape as a big problem in their country and think the criminal justice system is inadequate to deal with it. The national survey was conducted by the Pew Research Center one year after the December 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old...
04/21/14 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found. Yet when it comes to smoking causing cancer or that a genetic code determines who we are, the doubts disappear. When...
By Byron York | 04/19/14 10:41 AM
There's a new edition of the WMUR/University of New Hampshire Granite State poll of the nation's first primary state. There's no surprise in who is leading the Republican presidential pack: Sen. Rand Paul has led or been tied for the lead in four of the five Granite State polls since April of...
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 01:31 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama has a real problem on his hands: a lack of options in dealing with issues like Russia, immigration, Syria and the Middle East.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/17/14 10:53 AM
Sixty-one percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday said Obama lies at least some of the time on important issues. An additional 20 percent said he lies every now and then.
By Sean Lengell | 04/16/14 04:17 PM
Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better approach to addressing the nation's health care needs than Republicans, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Almost one-third of respondents in the online survey said they prefer Democrats' plan, policy or approach to health care, compared...
By Paul Bedard | 04/16/14 01:23 PM
She hasn’t even announced her bid for president yet, but voters, by a margin of more than three to one, believe that an adoring media will favor Hillary Clinton over the eventual Republican presidential nominee in 2016. A new Rasmussen Reports survey reveals that 41 percent of all voters...
By Steve Doty | 04/15/14 02:20 PM
Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial primary is just over a month away, and with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden set to visit the state Wednesday, all eyes will be on whether the candidates appear alongside the nation's two most prominent politicians.
By Ashe Schow | 04/15/14 12:47 PM
A new poll from Public Policy Polling indicates that women in Texas are more likely to vote for Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott than Democratic candidate Wendy Davis.
By Paul Bedard | 04/11/14 12:59 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama's signature health care reform is dragging Democrats down. "President Obama got some chilling news from a USA Today/Pew poll this week. Americans who oppose his health care law say they are significantly...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/11/14 10:06 AM
Many people explain low fertility rates in the West as a fruit of women finally having control over how many babies they have.
By Paul Bedard | 04/10/14 10:24 AM
He hasn't yet won the Virginia Republican Senate nomination yet, but front-running candidate Ed Gillespie is leading incumbent Sen. Mark Warner among independents and Hispanics, the first sign of a chink in the Democrat's armor. According to Democratic pollster PPP, Warner overall leads...
By Michael Barone | 04/09/14 12:22 PM
State and local government is, theoretically, closer to the ordinary citizen than the federal government — even though many citizens who vote in presidential elections do not take the trouble to vote in elections in non-presidential years when most or all of the offices at stake are in state...
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