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Saturday, June 23, 2018

New Poll Shows Trump Should Think Twice About His Fight With The FBI

In the midst of the ongoing Russia investigation, Trump has tried to shield himself in the public eye by attacking law enforcement officials at the FBI and DOJ, insinuating they are part of a “Deep State” plot of Obama loyalists to destroy him. But a new poll from Marist suggests that is not a fight Trump can win.

February 10, 2018

More Than Half Of Republicans Would Support Postponing The 2020 Election: Poll

Despite the president’s record-low approval ratings, a majority of Republicans say they would be willing to postpone the 2020 election if Trump were to propose such a plan. According to the poll conducted by two academic authors and published in the Washington Post, 52 percent support the idea.

August 11, 2017
swing state

Poll: Swing-State Voters Sour On Trump

If these polls are anywhere near correct, it shows Trump is still ahead in reliably red counties—reliably red in that a majority voted for a Republican presidential candidate in 2012. However, a majority of voters in crossover counties, who previously supported Obama, have abandoned Trump.

July 18, 2017
Trump, Cabinet, Sessions

Most Young Adults Say Trump Presidency Is Illegitimate

Two months into his presidential term, Donald Trump has failed to convince younger adults that he’s a real leader. That’s according to a new poll that shows the majority of young adults—57 percent of those aged 18 to 30—say they don’t view Trump’s presidency as legitimate. Young adults of color are especially skeptical of Trump as commander-in-chief, with the majority of blacks, Asians and Latino/as reporting that Trump’s presidency is illegitimate.

March 21, 2017
Clinton still leads Trump in polls

Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Hillary Clinton Still Leads Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton has a 5 percentage point lead over Donald Trump, which is down slightly from 6 percentage points posted in the five-day tracking poll last Thursday.

October 31, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) wave to the crowd during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Clinton Enjoys Solid Lead In Early Voting

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 15 percentage points among early voters surveyed in the past two weeks, according to the Reuters/Ipsos poll.

October 29, 2016
Donald Trump During the Debate

Donald Trump Still Trails Hillary Clinton In National Polls

Hillary Clinton led Donald Trump 44 percent to 40 percent, according to the Oct. 14-20 Reuters/Ipsos poll, a 4-point lead.

October 22, 2016
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Poll: Clinton Leads By 7 Points As Trump Faces Groping Allegations

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton leads rival Donald Trump by seven percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll.

October 14, 2016

Poll: Trump Trails Clinton By 8 points After Tape Scandal, Debate

National opinion polls have measured support for the candidates in different ways this year, yet most agree that Clinton is leading and that her advantage has strengthened as the general election approaches.

October 11, 2016

Poll: Paying No Income Taxes Is ‘Selfish’ And ‘Unpatriotic’ But ‘Smart’

Some 67 percent of Americans said it is “selfish” for a presidential candidate to pay no taxes, while 61 percent said it is “unpatriotic,” according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.

October 4, 2016
Hillary Clinton

Reuters/Ipsos States Of The Nation: Clinton Leads In Florida

Hillary Clinton has pulled ahead of Republican rival Donald Trump in Florida and New Mexico, strengthening her position, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.

September 27, 2016

Clinton Leads Trump By Four Points Ahead Of First Debate: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Hillary Clinton had a four-percentage point advantage in support over Republican Donald Trump ahead of their first U.S. presidential debate, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll.

September 25, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault attend a church service, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., September 3, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

5 Ways You Know Trump Knows Trump Is Losing

Trump can still win, of course. But his prospects are especially bleak if you believe, as the latest YouGov/CBS News poll tells us, that Clinton is leading in both Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Romney won North Carolina and Trump is this far outperforming the GOP nominee only in Iowa.

September 5, 2016
A combination photo shows U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) in Los Angeles, California on May 5, 2016 and in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016 respectively. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/File Photos

Clinton Leads Trump By 12 Points In Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Clinton’s latest lead represents a stronger level of support than polls indicated over the past few weeks. Earlier in August, she lead over Trump ranged from 3 to 9 percentage points in the poll.

August 24, 2016

One In Five Republicans Wants Trump Out: Poll

Nearly one-fifth of registered Republicans want Donald Trump to drop out of the race for the White House, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday, reflecting the turmoil his candidacy has sown within his party.

August 10, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with supporters during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, U.S. August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Clinton Extends Lead Over Trump To 7 Points: Reuters/Ipsos

About 42 percent of likely voters favored Clinton and about 35 percent preferred Trump, according to the Aug. 4-8 online poll of 1,152 likely voters, which had a credibility interval of plus or minus 3 percentage points. The shift came as Trump struggled to reset his campaign following a stretch of controversies.

August 10, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s Convention Made People Less Likely To Vote For Him

Gallup’s polling suggests there may have been plenty of people in Trump’s audience who were convinced by his speech — to vote for someone else.

August 1, 2016
The media devoted more time to Clinton's emails

New Polls Show Clinton Ahead, But The Race Is Tight In Battleground States

“We know the battlegrounds are going to be close til the end. That’s why we need to keep working so hard. Trump is a serious danger, folks.” said Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon in a tweet responding to the polls.

July 13, 2016

Trump Supporters More Likely To View Blacks Negatively — Reuters/Lpsos Poll

Nearly half of Trump’s supporters described African Americans as more “violent” than whites. The same proportion described African Americans as more “criminal” than whites, while 40 percent described them as more “lazy” than whites.

June 29, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina, June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Clinton Regains Double-Digit Lead Over Trump: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Trump had enjoyed a brief boost in support following the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, as he doubled down on his pledge to ban Muslims from entering the country, cutting Clinton’s lead to nine points. But Trump’s rise in popularity appeared to be only temporary, unlike his lasting surge among the Republican field last year after the attacks in Paris and in San Bernardino, California.

June 26, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk before the start of the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Nearly Half Of Sanders Supporters Say They’ll Refuse To Support Clinton In The General Election

Fifty-five percent of voters who supported Sanders in the primary say they’ll vote for the former Secretary of State, while over a fifth—22 percent—of Sanders supporters claim they will cast their ballot for Republican nominee Donald Trump. Eighteen percent say they plan to vote for the Libertarian choice, Gary Johnson.

June 23, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Donald Trump Might Turn Utah — Utah! — Blue

In the Republican primary, Trump finished last in Utah with just 14 percent of the vote, and was defeated by Ted Cruz in Kansas with 23 percent of the vote.

June 15, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves after speaking at a "Women for Hillary" event in Culver City, California, United States June 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Clinton Opens Up Double-Digit Lead Over Trump Nationwide: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

The shift in support comes as Clinton steps up her attacks on the real estate mogul’s policy positions, and as Trump fends off criticisms of his eponymous university and the pace at which he doled out money that he raised for U.S. veterans.

June 5, 2016
Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell Pritchett, one-half of the gay couple on the ABC hit comedy "Modern Family."

Americans Vastly Overestimate Size Of LGBT Population, Poll Finds

A new survey says Americans believe that one in four people in LGBT — when in fact estimates say the number is less than 10 percent.

May 22, 2015
Facebook. Politics, Science, News Feed, Technology, Poll, Social Media, Internet

Facebook Study Pins ‘Echo Chamber’ Of Opinions On Users’ Choices

Facebook conducted a self-imposed study on its users’ news feed, concluding that it is overwhelmingly an echo chamber of their own ideological views.

May 7, 2015