Friday, September 4, 2015
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Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson answers a question at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

Donald Trump Beats Every Republican — Except Ben Carson!

Out of nine poll tests, only one candidate bested The Donald in a direct two-way race.

September 3, 2015
Joe Biden

Biden Mum On Presidential Run Despite Approaching Deadlines, Antsy Supporters

Even Dick Cheney — yes, *that* Dick Cheney — wants him to run.

September 2, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina responds to a question at a forum for lower polling candidates held before the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

This Debate Goes To 11! Carly Fiorina Gets Extra Spot At Next CNN Debate

Call it the “Spinal Tap” debate — because it’s going up to 11 candidates, and you might need to get an actual spinal tap after watching it.

September 1, 2015
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Big Surprise: Republicans Go Birther On Obama — But Easy On Foreign-Born Cruz

A new poll from Democratic-aligned Public Policy Polling shows a remarkable state of belief among Republican voters, about who exactly was or wasn’t born in America.

September 1, 2015
Ben Carson

Polls: Ben Carson Gaining On Donald Trump In Iowa

Ben Carson is emerging as the new alternative to Donald Trump in the key early caucus state of Iowa — bringing all the right-wing Tea Party appeal, but maybe with a more appealing, polite sort of style.

August 31, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders waves to the crowd after addressing the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Summer Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota

U.S. Presidential Hopeful Sanders Gains Ground On Clinton In Iowa Poll

Clinton remained the top choice for 37 percent of likely Democratic voters in Iowa, down from 50 percent in June.

August 30, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures after arriving for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York

This Week In Polls: Trump Already Tweeted It

If someone wants to look at the polls showing Donald Trump ahead, the best place to look is… Donald Trump’s Twitter account, where the candidate is more than happy to talk about it. And when he’s not touting his own poll numbers, he’s badmouthing someone else’s.

August 28, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Poll: Clinton Ahead By Over 30 Points In Iowa

Hillary Clinton might be falling behind Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire — but she’s still ahead by a huge — even overwhelming — margin in the first caucus state of Iowa.

August 25, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets the crowd in the overflow room following a campaign town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire

Poll: Trump Has Big GOP Lead In New Hampshire, Sanders Ahead For Dems

The new poll even finds The Donald leading a variety of other candidates in potential two-way races — which would dispel the idea that Trump might just have been ahead because of divided opposition in a very wide field.

August 25, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters as he is driven away following a campaign town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire

Trump Widens Lead Over U.S. Republican Presidential Field: Reuters Poll

Republican voters show no signs they are growing weary of the brash real estate mogul.

August 22, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

‘There Is Another': Joe Biden For President?

With Hillary Clinton getting knocked about by press coverage of her emails, could there be another Democratic hope? A new round of polls suggest that it’s someone who’s been under our noses the whole time: Vice President Joe Biden.

August 20, 2015
Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson answers a question at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

Polls Show Growth For Trump — And Carson

The latest polls are showing continued momentum for the bombastic Donald Trump — and also for Ben Carson, the right-winger with a more calm delivery.

August 17, 2015
Vermont Senator and U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders greets supporters at a campaign town hall in Manchester, New Hampshire

Polls: Bernie Now Ahead In New Hampshire, Hillary Way Up In Iowa

The Democratic presidential primaries might actually be heating up into a real campaign.

August 12, 2015
Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump answers a question at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

The Donald Way Up In Post-Debate Polls — Really!

A funny thing happened to Donald Trump after the controversy of his loud, public crass remarks aimed at Fox anchor Megyn Kelly: He’s still blowing the competition right out of the water.

August 10, 2015
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Planned Parenthood Says Shutdown Would Hurt GOP Senators

Polling consistently says that a majority of Americans support Planned Parenthood.

August 10, 2015
Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump reacts near the end of the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

Exclusive: Trump’s Republican Support Holds Strong Post-Debate — Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Trump is ahead with 24 percent support — the same level he had before last week’s debate — and trailed by Jeb Bush at only 12 percent.

August 10, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

The Monday Polls: Trump Up With Fox Debate Umps

Both polls also show the same list of the top ten contenders: Trump, Bush, Walker, Cruz, Huckabee, Carson, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Chris Christie, and John Kasich.

August 3, 2015
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich is accompanied by his wife Karen as he arrives on stage to formally announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Columbus

This Week In Polls: Just In Kasich!

John Kasich might just edge out Rick Perry for the coveted last podium in next week’s big debate — a vindication of his late entrance into the race less than two weeks ago, which gained him publicity at a crucial time.

July 31, 2015
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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