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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in West Columbia, SC

This Week In Polls: Hillary, Donald, And More

The polls show Hillary Clinton trailing in crucial swing states — but at the same time, the Democrats have advantages nationally in some key fundamentals.

July 24, 2015
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This Week In Polls: Dawn Of The Donald!

The polls that have come out this week show a clear pattern: Donald Trump is on the rise among Republicans. And that might just be their worst nightmare.

July 17, 2015
Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

This Week In Polls: No Slump For Trump

However, most Republican voters still don’t expect Trump to actually *be* the nominee.

July 10, 2015
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Trump Card: Could Dark Money Win The Nomination For The Donald?

An actual billionaire on the Democratic side — someone like George Soros or Tom Steyer — could simply set up a pro-Trump SuperPAC, funded by “dark money.”

July 10, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss efforts to strengthen educational opportunities for students in city schools. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

The Week In Polls: Obama Up After Big Wins — And More In The Presidential Race

After a lot of big news, it’s also been a big week of polls.

July 3, 2015
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Polls: Americans Like SCOTUS’ Obamacare Ruling — But Opponents Are Stubborn

At the same time, the Kaiser poll also found that those who disapprove of the decision largely remain set in their views even if it is explained that the decision will help people.

July 1, 2015
Donald Trump addresses CPAC 2015 (Michael Vadon via Flickr)

This Week In Polls: The Trump Also Rises!

“I can’t believe Bush is in first place. This guy can’t negotiate his way out of a paper bag. So I’m in second place to Bush? I hate it!”

June 26, 2015
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Bernie Gaining In New Hampshire — But Not Yet Nationally

Bernie Sanders’ populist campaign is picking up speed, but he doesn’t quite have national support. At least, not yet.

June 23, 2015
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Poll: Donald Trump In Second Place For New Hampshire Primary

The New Hampshire primary could be a big, huge contest on the Republican side.

June 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton voting rights speech

This Week In Polls: Clinton Ahead Of GOPers In The Key Swing States

For the general election — and the Electoral College, where the presidency is really won — Quinnipiac University has a set of polls from the three biggest swing states, testing Hillary Clinton against a variety of Republican opponents.

June 19, 2015
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Poll: Sanders Close Behind Clinton In New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton leads in the state with 41 percent, followed by Sanders at a surprisingly close 31 percent, according to the new survey from Suffolk University.

June 16, 2015
Ben Carson

Poll: Ben Carson In First Place For Republicans — Just Barely

The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”

June 15, 2015
Hillary Clinton discusses email account

This Week In Polls: Hillary Viewed Unfavorably — But Better Than GOPers

Some key middle ground of respondents simultaneously don’t like Hillary Clinton — but would still vote for her in 2016 after looking at the alternatives.

June 5, 2015
Former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Poll: Yes, Republicans Still Like The Iraq War

Continued support for the Iraq War decision is driven almost entirely by Republicans — many of whom will be voting in the party’s presidential primaries. Check out that, and other poll results in this week’s roundup.

May 29, 2015
Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet in the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015. (Official Photo by Caleb Smith; Speaker Boehner/Flickr)

Polls Show Discontent With GOP Congress, Rising Liberalism — And Shifting Memories On Iraq

Poll shows that nobody likes Republican leaders in Congress — not even Republicans.

May 22, 2015
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CNN Poll: Hillary Clinton Way Ahead Of GOP Field

Of the eight Republicans tested, Marco Rubio currently comes the closest against Clinton — but even he is trailing by a 14-point margin.

April 20, 2015
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Poll: Scott Walker Trails Hillary By 12 Points — In Wisconsin

These sorts of poll numbers, if corroborated by future surveys, could call into question Walker’s electability if he indeed launches a campaign for president.

April 16, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Swing State Polls Find Christie Weak Against Clinton

The latest round of 2016 polls has good news for Hillary Clinton.

February 18, 2015
US President Barack Obama answers questions at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on January 16, 2015, in Washington, DC

On Eve Of State Of The Union Speech, Obama Enjoys Steady Rise In Polls

Americans clearly don’t see President Obama as a lame duck.

January 19, 2015
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Poll: Democratic, GOP Bases Disenchanted With Their Parties

Both parties have become even more unpopular — and with their own bases, too — in the wake of the cromnibus.

December 16, 2014
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The Stunningly Static White Evangelical Vote

Analyses of exit polls shows that white evangelicals are stunningly static in their voting tendencies.

November 17, 2014
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McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In Final Bluegrass Poll

Time is running out for Alison Lundergan Grimes.

October 31, 2014
ELECTIONS-FLOTUS

Five States Where Senate Polls May Be Wrong

Are we in for some surprises on election night?

October 28, 2014
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Obama Votes Early In Chicago

Obama casts his ballot for the midterm elections two weeks ahead of time.

October 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton

Two Years Out, Poll Shows Hillary Clinton’s The 2016 Favorite

See the latest data on the 2016 presidential race.

October 3, 2014
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