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.
As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]
During his speech to the Conservative Political Action Committee on Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took a jab at Republicans he perceives to be too moderate. “Of course, all of us remember President [Bob] Dole, President [John] McCain, President [Mitt] Romney,” Cruz said, adding: “Those are good men, those are decent men — but when you don’t […]
Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and Tea Party firebrand who has been written off by the media for months as an also-ran in the Republican presidential field, took advantage of a surprise win in a Florida presidential straw poll last month to surge to the head of the pack in some national polls. […]
Public Policy Polling, the Democratic firm that nailed Barack Obama’s narrow Indiana and North Carolina wins in 2008, says he’s showing considerable vulnerability in Pennsylvania, where Mitt Romney has pulled even at 44 percent to 44 percent, and wins 18 percent of Democrats: Pennsylvania is looking more and more like it could be a tough […]
Floridians are experiencing major buyer’s remorse when it comes to the governor they put into office last fall. Rick Scott–whose healthcare corporation committed the most substantial act of Medicaid fraud in U.S. history–is going to make the state a tough pick-up for the GOP, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling: In the […]
White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to call on Anthony Weiner to resign when interviewed abroad Air Force One today, instead calling the issue a “distraction” and deferring to Congressional leaders to handle it. [AP] New York State Senate inches closer to passing marriage equality bill, with three Dems who opposed it in 2009 switching […]