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Saturday, March 24, 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
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Trump Supporters Hit Hardest By Obamacare Cuts

President Donald Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act will most impact the core support that carried him to the presidency, according to new research. Nearly 70 percent of those affected by Trump’s executive order last week ending cost-sharing reduction subsidies live in states that voted for him last November, according to new research by the Associated Press.

October 16, 2017

Donald Trump’s Approval Rating Nears Lowest Point

s the Lone Star State attempts to recover from the storm, Trump is just one percentage point away from dipping back down to his record low approval rating while in office. Trump may want to be wary, as former President George W. Bush’s approval ratings never fully recovered after Hurricane Katrina. That storm crippled the state of Louisiana and New Orleans for years, and it dealt a blow to the reputation of his administration.

August 29, 2017

Bernie Sanders The Most Popular Politician In The U.S.

Sanders has been named the most popular politician in the U.S. in previous polls, but it is notable he continues to be the frontrunner even as some in the Democratic Party continue to blame him and his supporters for Clinton’s stunning election loss to Trump. There are many theories regarding why Clinton didn’t win, despite her experience and qualifications (and who she was up against).

August 26, 2017
Donald Trump sues Nevada over early voting

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
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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

Poll: Texans Oppose Border Wall And Sanctuary Cities, Think Immigrants Help More Than They Hurt

Overall, 27 percent of Texans said that immigration or border security is the state’s most important problem — beating out other issues like the economy, political corruption and health care. That was not a surprise, as these subjects regularly rank near the top of public opinion polls in the state. But the survey also revealed stark differences between the heated rhetoric around immigration and the policies lawmakers want to use to address it.

April 19, 2017
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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
Hillary Clinton - martyr of the year

Quinnipiac Poll: Independent Florida Voters Shift To Clinton

Quinnipiac survey shows crucial independent voters swinging to Hillary Clinton in Florida. Clinton drew 48 percent, besting Trump, who garnered 44 percent.

October 18, 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
The images of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump are seen painted on decorative pumpkins created by artist John Kettman in LaSalle, Illinois, U.S., June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Negative Views Of Clinton And Trump ‘Unprecedented,’ Poll Finds

The disdain for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is “unprecedented,” Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, said Monday. His poll found that “nearly no voters have a positive opinion of both Clinton and Trump while one-third do not have a favorable view of either candidate. These results are unusual.”

August 30, 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 candidate Donald Trump waves as he walks offstage after delivering a campaign speech about national security in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. June 13, 2016 in response to the mass shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

New Polls Show Trouble For Trump In Three Key States

According to the latest polling, Democrat Hillary Clinton holds commanding leads in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Michigan– three states that Trump hoped to attract with his populist economic message.

August 4, 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