By Steve Doty | 02/24/14 11:41 AM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has opened up an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the race for Texas governor, according to a new poll released Monday. A University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll found that 47 percent of voters back Abbott, while 36 percent say they'd vote for Davis....
By Paul Bedard | 02/21/14 02:39 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama is walking down the “red line” road again, this time in Ukraine, but hasn't made clear what he will do if the situation unravels.
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/20/14 12:53 PM
For the first time since the U.S. sent troops into Afghanistan in 2001, more Americans agree the intervention was a mistake than disagree. In a new Gallup poll, 49 percent said the United States made a mistake sending troops into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, versus 48...
By Paul Bedard | 02/18/14 06:33 PM
Given a chance to do it all over again, only 79 percent of those who voted for President Obama would vote for him again and 71 percent of Obama voters now inclined to vote for somebody else “regret” their vote to reelect the president, according to a new poll. The Economist/YouGov.com poll...
By Paul Bedard | 02/17/14 04:03 PM
Early reviews of the new Biblical movie “Noah” describing star Russell Crowe's character as dark, drunk and obsessed with overpopulation are driving Christians away from the movie six weeks before its premier, possibly robbing Paramount Pictures of tens of millions of dollars spent by...
By Paul Bedard | 02/13/14 12:30 PM
The public is not happy with the House GOP leadership's passage of a “clean” debt ceiling increase, preferring it to include big spending cuts just as the Republicans had promised before switching gears. What's more, a new Rasmussen Reports poll finds the public supportive of even bigger...
By Michael Barone | 02/11/14 03:58 PM
There's no question that Obamacare hurts the prospects of Democratic candidates in 2014. The question is how much -- and where?
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By Paul Bedard | 02/11/14 11:44 AM
Conservative Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul top the biggest Tea Party presidential poll yet, while moderates New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are dumped at the bottom, undermining their hopes of being 2016 crossover candidates. The online poll of 62,000 grassroots...
02/10/14 11:15 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The president of Germany's main auto club resigned Monday, succumbing to weeks of pressure that built up after it emerged that the organization manipulated a poll on the country's favorite car. Peter Meyer said he no longer wanted to be held "solely responsible for the mistakes...
By Paul Bedard | 02/08/14 10:18 AM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama's numbers are mixed, both in approval rating and right-direction, wrong-direction. "I am a numbers guy and the numbers are mixed. Troubling for Obama is that so few Americans feel the U.S. is headed in the...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 10:59 AM
Sen. Mitch McConnell's team is not worried about his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes demonstrating a slight lead in the latest Bluegrass Poll, which shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent. "We're very comfortable about where this race stands and extremely confident...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 08:45 AM
The latest WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/06/14 10:41 AM
Quinnipiac's Colorado poll released Wednesday shows that registered voters favor armed teachers and school employees over stricter gun laws. When asked which policy would do more to reduce gun violence in schools, 47 percent of respondents chose armed school employees and teachers. Only 39...
By Paul Bedard | 02/05/14 09:53 AM
A new NBC News/Marist poll that heralds American optimism that their personal situation will eventually improve reveals just how bad off many in the country are as a result of the sustained economic troubles beleaguering the national economy.
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