By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 09:08 AM
It's widely believed that Obama decided to lay off efforts to restructure the nation's immigration system because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., leaned on the president to back away from the issue, arguing that executive action would endanger vulnerable red-state Democrats.
By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 08:08 AM
The CNN/ORC survey found that seven in 10 Americans say they believe the Islamic State has the ability to launch an attack on U.S. soil. A majority of survey respondents say they support the U.S. taking a more active role in combating this threat.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 07:51 AM
Just 14 percent of Americans approve how Congress is handling its job, according to a new Gallup poll. The rating is the second lowest one measured before a fall midterm election since 1974.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 05:17 PM
According to a poll by CNN/ORC International, 76 percent favor additional airstrikes against the Islamic State, with 45 percent of Americans seeing it as a "very serious threat to the U.S."
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 05:11 PM
Many independent analysts now predict that Republicans will take over the Senate in the midterm elections, but not by a huge margin.
By David M. Drucker | 09/08/14 10:41 AM
Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., was tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis at 44 percent, according to a GOP poll shared with the Washington Examiner.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 04:23 PM
Republicans' chances of taking control of the U.S. Senate have increased to 61 percent from 58 percent, according to a prominent data-driven forecast.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 11:33 AM
Republican candidates for U.S. Senate have made gains in key states, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll, adding to the chorus of voices asking whether the GOP will take over Congress' upper chamber in November.
By Paul Bedard | 09/05/14 02:48 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama is right to take a page out of former President George H.W Bush's Iraq war plan based on first forming a coalition of the willing.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/05/14 01:44 PM
The banking industry now has a net positive rating of 8 points, up from near -30 points in the depths of the recession. The real estate industry also has undergone a dramatic reversal in public perception, notching its first positive rating since the peak of the housing bubble in 2006.
By Steve Doty | 09/05/14 11:02 AM
A CNN/ORC International poll released Friday shows Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., with a two-point lead over Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 08:24 AM
A George Washington University Battleground Poll taken in late August showed most Americans "feel the nation is on the wrong track," but they have differing view on who would best lead the country onto the right track.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/03/14 03:07 PM
The Pennsylvania Republican is far and away the most vulnerable incumbent of 2014, as a new poll from Pittsburgh's Robert Morris University indicates.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/03/14 09:10 AM
Republicans have a clear advantage on immigration in a recent poll, a potent weapon for GOP candidates in the final stretch of the midterm elections.
By Paul Bedard | 08/31/14 05:27 PM
As he waffles on U.S. policy toward terrorists in Syria dubbed the Islamic State, President Obama is being handed rare American support for a military attack against the terrorists, according to a new poll.
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