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A same-sex marriage supporter holds a sign referring to Alabama's Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, during a protest outside the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama February 9, 2015. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Alabama Senate Race A Toss-Up, New Poll Finds

Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, lost his lead in the race after allegations that he had sexual contact with teenagers years ago, and the election is now a toss-up, a new poll indicated Sunday.

November 13, 2017
Trump economy fix

Trump’s Approval Rating Tanks, As His Base Falls Apart

Support among the noncollege-educated white voters who made up a big portion of the Trump base throughout the 2016 election dropped 13 percent in a CNN poll published Monday afternoon, to 49 percent from 59 percent approval at the 100-day mark.

November 8, 2017
Trump, Enemy

Trump Slumps In Poll Rating World Leaders

Trump came in second place with 37 percent in the poll compiled by the Eurasia Group, a global political risk consultant agency, in its Signal newsletter. The president has the lowest approval rating of any president in U.S. history, and experts say it’s his own fault.

October 26, 2017
terrorism

Troops View Neo-Nazis As Biggest US Security Threat

White nationalists like those that marched in Charlottesville in August pose a greater danger to America’s national security than conflicts in which the U.S. is fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, say U.S. troops.

October 25, 2017

Most U.S. Military Officers Don’t Like Trump, Poll Says

A majority of American military officers have an unfavorable view of their commander-in-chief, according to a poll released days after Trump came under fire for his disputed call to the grieving widow of a fallen soldier.

October 25, 2017
Kaepernick

Most Americans Know NFL Kneelers Aren’t Protesting Flag

A new poll released on Saturday by HuffPost/YouGov found 57 percent of Americans knew that players were protesting police violence when they kneeled during the national anthem–up from 48 percent of Americans who knew what kneelers were protesting in September.

October 15, 2017
Obstruction

Donald Trump’s Popularity In Rural Areas Is Declining

A September survey of 15,000 adults living in non-metro areas found that 47 percent disapproved of Trump while the same percentage approved of the president. In the month following his inauguration, 55 percent of the same group approved of the president, while only 37 percent disapproved.

October 10, 2017
Democratic, healthy, resistance

Americans Rate Their Worst Fears In New National Survey

It turns out, according to a fascinating national survey by Casino.org, The Odds of Being Afraid: What Do 1,000 Americans Fear Most, that people—with slight gender variations—fear sudden changes with potentially dire consequences the most.

September 30, 2017

Most Americans Think Trump Lacks Courage, Poll Shows

Overall, just 22 percent of Americans describe Trump as prepared, 25 percent said he’s consistent, 28 percent said he’s inspiring and only 32 percent feel he’s courageous. But 84 percent said he’s competitive, 73 percent feel he’s intense and 53 percent describe Trump as enthusiastic.

September 24, 2017
GOP, Right-Wing, Trump 2016

New Poll Reveals The First Word That Comes To Mind When Americans Think Of Trump

Have you seen anything since then that would move the needle away from “idiot”? Or from “ignorant” (the ninth most frequent answer), or “stupid” (12th)? He doesn’t know what’s in the Senate’s health care bill. He’s not reading his intelligence briefings. He’s watching more Fox News than your cranky uncle. His behavior seems engineered to provoke responses like, “Can you believe what an idiot/ignoramus/stupid person Trump is?”

July 8, 2017
CNN

More People Trust CNN Than Trump, Poll Shows

Trump openly despises CNN and often refers to the network-and many others-as ‘fake news,’ but the majority of people questioned in a poll by Survey Monkey trust information from the news network over the president. “The fight… between the White House and major media outlets has made the question of truthfulness just as partisan-tinged as health care or other policies,” SurveyMonkey’s Jon Cohen told Axios.

July 5, 2017
Pro-trump group, campaign finance

Americans Support Impeachment More Than Trump

For a minute there, things were looking up for President Donald Trump—by late last week his approval rating was hovering around 40 percent, which isn’t great but marked an improvement for the former reality TV star. But then Trump spent the holiday weekend railing against the press and blasting off tweetstorms—and the president’s approval rating took a plunge over the weekend.

July 4, 2017
Trump voters

Only Scant Majority Of White Voters Pleased By Trump

That finding comes from Pew Research Center, which polled more than 2,500 adults around the U.S. between June 8-18. While African Americans and Latinos overwhelmingly gave the president’s performance a thumbs-down, 50 percent of white respondents report feeling good about Trump’s presidency. Just 44 percent think that Trump deserves a poor performance review.

June 26, 2017
Trump

Trump’s Base Voters Grow Weary

It has been a rough Friday morning for President Donald Trump. He fired off a pair of tweetstorms aiming his anger at investigators looking into his potential ties to Russia, the “fake news media” and, in general, the “phony Witch Hunt going on in America.”

June 18, 2017
GOP Disaster as Trump Ryan pull bill

Puncturing The Myth Of Trump’s Unwavering Base

It’s his loyal base that supposedly gives Trump so much cover and allows him to embrace a deeply radical agenda. The theory holds that regardless of how Democratic and independent voters view Trump (and they overwhelmingly view him unfavorably), as long as Trump maintains the support of his strongest political backers, his support is “stable” — he “has held onto the support of the voters who put him in the White House,” and his base is “steady.”

June 14, 2017
Trump, Russia, Media

Trump Just Reached An Unwanted Milestone In New Poll

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating plunged to the lowest level since he was inaugurated in a poll released Wednesday that also had 60 percent of U.S. voters questioning his ties to Russia.

June 8, 2017
Clearance

Trump’s Lousy Numbers Spell Doom

Thing about Donald Trump is he doesn’t have the numbers. That became apparent starting on Election Day, when he trailed Hillary Clinton, a flawed candidate, by 3 million votes. And that was a high point.

June 6, 2017
Trump on the attack against news media

New Polls Indicate Trump Base Is Turning On Him

Wesley Easterling took him at his word. Like so many of his neighbors, Easterling relies on Medicaid and food stamps to provide for his wife and daughter. His Kentucky county is among the poorest in the country.

June 1, 2017
Trump_victory_speech

Trump’s Standing In Polls Has Dropped: How Significant Is The Slide?

President Donald Trump’s standing in national polls has consistently declined since the end of last month. His approval rating now sits at the lowest point of his presidency. Here are some questions and answers about what the polls do — and don’t — tell us.

May 24, 2017
Trump, Tone

Trump’s Approval Rating Dipped Again

The latest survey from Reuters/Ipsos found only 38 percent of adults approved of the president. Fifty-six percent disapproved while 6 percent had “mixed feelings.” Perhaps more troubling for the Trump administration: the president appeared to be losing support from his own party.

May 21, 2017
Hawaii, Trump, Congress, Executive Orders

Trump’s Approval Rating Falls In Election Strongholds

The latest survey from Monmouth University found that Trump’s approval rating has fallen in the counties that he won over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by 10 or more percentage points.

May 19, 2017
Trump, Tone

For The First Time, A Majority Of Americans Polled Want Trump Impeached

A survey from Public Policy Polling released Tuesday finds 48 percent of those questioned support impeaching the president, while just 41 percent would oppose the move. The negative feelings about Trump also affected prognostications about how long his presidency will last.

May 17, 2017
Trump, Conservative, Press

Survey Shows Depression, Trauma Among Voters Who Chose Trump

These are some of the characteristics of white working-class voters who were three times more likely to support Donald Trump in the 2016 election, according to an expanded analysis of more than 3,000 people surveyed before and after the election by PRRI/The Atlantic of white Americans who are marked by “cultural dislocation.”

May 17, 2017

Trump-Backed Obamacare Repeal Bill Disliked By 2 To 1 In Poll

By a 2 to 1 margin in an NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey, they said the GOP’s American Health Care Act, which was embraced by President Donald Trump, was a bad idea rather than a good idea. Among those polled, 48 percent of Americans said the legislation was a bad idea.

May 15, 2017

Only 29% Of Americans Support Trump’s Firing Of Comey

Comey’s dismissal came on Tuesday, in what the White House alleged was a decision following the advice from the attorney general and deputy attorney general, although Trump later said he was intending to fire Comey ‘regardless’.

May 15, 2017