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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Supporters wave as U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign office in Seattle, Washington, U.S. October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Reuters/Ipsos States Poll: Clinton Heavily Favored To Win Electoral College

For the Trump campaign there are a handful of states the Republican candidate must win if he is to cobble together enough states to win the White House. Among them is Florida, but numerous recent visits to the Sunshine State by Trump and his vice-presidential running mate Mike Pence did little to dent Clinton’s advantage.

October 16, 2016
Donald Trump During the Debate

Brutal: Clinton Wins Post-Debate CNN Poll, Mexican Peso And Asian Shares Climb

A CNN/ORC snap poll of debate watchers found that 57 percent thought Clinton won the encounter, versus 34 percent for Trump. In a post-debate YouGov poll of 812 voters, Clinton won by 47 percent to 42 percent.

October 10, 2016
trump castro connection

Not Moving To Ireland — Because America Will Be Just Fine

Donald Trump is the world’s oldest middle school punk, incapable of governing his own big mouth, much less the world’s indispensable democracy.

October 4, 2016
Hillary Clinton at debate

Clinton Gains, Trump Falls In Online Betting Markets After First Debate

Hillary Clinton’s probability of winning the White House gained in online betting markets following the first debate of the campaign on Monday night between her and Republican Donald Trump.

September 27, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Vice-President Joe Biden stopped to visit Biden's childhood home in Scranton, Pennsylvania, August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

Hillary Clinton’s Lead Grows In Battleground States

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead is growing over Donald Trump in several battleground states, including Florida, Virginia and Michigan.

August 17, 2016
Donald Trump supporters during a campaign event for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S., August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Young People Have Abandoned Trump In Almost Record Numbers, Polls Show

According to a new USA TODAY/Rock The Vote poll, Donald Trump is performing at almost record lows among young voters.

August 15, 2016
Senate Majority Leader McConnell arrives to speak to The Faith and Freedom Coalition’s "Road To Majority" conference in Washington

Despite Trump, U.S. Senate Could Stay in GOP Hands, New Swing State Polls Suggest

The Democratic Party’s hopes for retaking a U.S. Senate majority in the November election face an unexpected setback, several new polls of presidential battleground states and 2016’s tightest Senate races suggest.

August 12, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in St. Clairsville, Ohio

More And More Republicans Don’t Expect Trump To Win

Media outlets have called the last seven days of Trump’s campaign his “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad” week and the poll numbers seem to reflect that characterization.

August 11, 2016
An attendee holds a sign in support of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally in Santa Cruz, California, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

5 Reasons It’s Going To Be Very Hard For Bernie Sanders To Concede

“I think the party of Lincoln wants to win the White House,” Mitch McConnell said Sunday morning, laying out his party’s cold calculation. “The right-of-center world needs to respect the fact that the primary voters have spoken.” It’s an inauspicious sign that Democrats at this point can’t even agree on a definition of what “primary voters have spoken” means.

June 6, 2016
A sign bearing the likeness of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hangs in an elevator before the candidate addresses the media regarding donations to veterans foundations at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Why Trump’s Success With Vets In Polls Is Misleading

Trump’s particular popularity with veterans is, historically speaking, lower than it should be. Compared to polls of previous GOP presidential candidates in the summer months preceding an election, a Morning Consult survey shows that Trump’s candidacy has split the usual Republican advantage in half.

June 5, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrive on stage ahead of the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee

Gallup: Hillary’s Supporters Are More Entusiastic Than Bernie’s

Bernie Sanders might be the “insurgent” candidate for the Democratic nomination, but don’t assume his supporters are any more enthusiastic about his candidacy.

April 5, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about the results of the Michigan, Mississippi and other primary elections during a news conference held at his Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter

Polls: Trump Slaughtering Rubio In Florida, And Ahead Of Kasich In Ohio

A raft of new polls in the past few days show Donald Trump remaining on track for big victories in next week’s big-state contests.

March 9, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a press event at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach

Polls: Trump Ahead In Tuesday Contests. Will It Hold?

Republicans are voting in four more states on Tuesday — and Donald Trump could be on the verge of another round of victories.

March 7, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump gives a thumbs up as his supporters rip apart a sign being held up in front of the candidate by protestors at a rally in Portland

Trump Set For More GOP Victories On Saturday

However, he will likely not gain a majority of delegates against a field that is still working to take him down — but he could still gain some public boost.

March 4, 2016
Saffron Cafe and Bakery owner Ali Rahnamoon kisses the hand of U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she arrives to greet voters at his cafe in Charleston

South Carolina Polls: Clinton On Verge Of Landslide Over Sanders

Clinton appears set to win the the fourth contest with such a sweeping victory that it could restore her momentum toward the nomination — and which also might cast doubts upon Sanders’ ability to reach out beyond his base of younger white voters.

February 26, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Rubio talks with Trump as Carson looks on during a commercial break at the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate held by CNBC in Boulder

Shock Poll: Trump Destroying Rubio — In Florida

It’s time for Marco Rubio to hit the panic button — and then hit it again, and again, and again.

February 25, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters at a campaign rally in Las Vegas

Trump Running Strong In All His Opponents’ Home States

A very scary thing is happening for Republicans right now.

February 23, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton makes remarks as she meets with civil rights leaders at the National Urban League in the Manhattan borough of New York

New Polls: Hillary Clinton Way Ahead In Super Tuesday States

Hillary Clinton has had a tightly-fought race in February against Bernie Sanders, but she could soon be in for a raft of victories on March 1.

February 17, 2016
Trump takes the stage for a rally at Clemson University's livestock arena in Pendleton

Poll: Donald Trump Ahead By 17 Points In South Carolina Primary

Donald Trump is coming off his big victory in New Hampshire — and he’s got a head start in the crucial South Carolina primary next Saturday.

February 12, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Clinton shake hands in the midst of the Democratic presidential candidates debate sponsored by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire in Durham

This Week In Polls: Don’t Take New Hampshire For Granite

It’s the weekend before the New Hampshire primary. And all eyes are on the polls for both sides.

February 5, 2016
Donald Trump hand thumbs up

Only One Thing Can Keep Donald Trump From Ultimate Victory: Donald Trump

Donald Trump is not the golden boy he thought he was.

February 3, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sanders arrives at a campaign event in Waverly, Iowa

America’s Angry Voters Divvied Up By Trump And Sanders: Poll

So who are the angry Americans? They deviate from the population in key ways: they are whiter, poorer and less educated.

January 30, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a veteran's rally in Des Moines

This Week In Polls: Iowa, Iowa, Iowa!

It’s the weekend before the Iowa caucuses. And the polls show that everyone will be in for a roller-coaster ride.

January 29, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and rival candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speak simultaneously at the Democratic presidential candidates debate in Charleston

This Week In Polls: Hillary And Bernie Going Down To The Wire

With a week and a half until the first votes are in, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are waging a stiff battle for the two kickoff contests.

January 22, 2016
CPAC Straw Poll

Polling Memo To US: Counting Conservatives Isn’t Easy

By Robert Hutton and Margaret Talev, Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — As Iowa voters prepare to kick off voting in the U.S. presidential nominating contests Feb. 1, an inquiry into the failure of Britain’s pollsters to predict last year’s election result is raising questions about the accuracy of surveys in the race to succeed Barack […]

January 21, 2016