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57% of Voters Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 38% Opposed

February 14, 2011 politisite 0

Most voters continue to strongly favor repeal of the national health care law and they’re evenly divided as to whether the new law will force them to change insurance coverage. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 57% of Likely Voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care law while 38% are at least somewhat opposed. Those figures include 45% who Strongly Favor repeal and 31% […]

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Gallup: Obama wants the Bump, but the Voters won't give him the Bump

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

Gallup Daily tracking finds no change in President Obama’s job approval rating after his State of the Union address. The president’s 50% average for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 30, matches the prior week’s rating, which was the highest weekly average for Obama since May. Those who watched or saw coverage of the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 25 generally gave it positive reviews. The speech does […]

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Gallup: GOP Net Positive Favorability for First Time Since 2005

January 27, 2011 politisite 0

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans’ opinions of the Republican Party have improved to the point where now more have a favorable than unfavorable opinion of the party. The last time more Americans viewed the GOP more positively than negatively was in 2005. These results are based on a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted Jan. 14-16. For the early part of the 2000s, Americans had a net-positive image of the Republican Party. That […]

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New Poll: NJ Gov. Christie would Beat Obama by 3 points

January 4, 2011 politisite 0

Zogby 12/30-1/3/10; 2,073 likely voters, 2.2% margin of error 746 likely Republican primary voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Internet Zogby release National 2012 President: Republican Primary 27% Christie 17% Romney 16% Palin 14% Huckabee 5% Daniels 2% Pawlenty 2% Thune 2012 President: General Election 43% Christie, 40% Obama 41% Romney, 41% Obama 42% Obama, 39% Huckabee 41% Obama, 38% Pawlenty 40% Obama, 36% Daniels 45% Obama, 38% Palin 42% […]

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Lowest ever: Obama job approval sinks to 39%, as even Democrats' support melts away

November 23, 2010 politisite 0

The Best Read that the LA Times is Andrew Malcolm Top of the Ticket.  In today’s column he equates Obama’s popularity to a sinking ship President Obama has passed the Big 4-0 — going the wrong way. Turns out voters were not simply satisfied to spank the Democrat and his party in the Nov. 2 midterm elections with historic losses in the House of Representatives. Obama’s job approval rating as […]

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What is your Political IQ – Take the 12 Question Test by Pew research

November 18, 2010 politisite 0

Want to get some idea of how tuned in to the political world?  Take this test to find out.  If you score less than 50%… you need to read Politisite and other news sources everyday! Take the Quiz To test your knowledge of prominent people and major events in the news, we invite you to take our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,001 randomly […]

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Who should be Time Magazine 'Person of the Year' So far voting says Lady Gaga is 2nd, Glenn Beck is 5th, President Obama 6th, and Sarah Palin is 9th

November 14, 2010 politisite 0

Should Recep Tayyip Erdogan (the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey) be Person of the Year? That’s what voters in the TIME person of the year poll suggest. Rounding out the top 5 is Lady Gaga Julian Assange Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Glenn Beck Who is Number 6?  President Barack Obama Read the entire list here: via Wikileaks founder Jullian Assange currently leads ‘Person of the Year’ poll […]

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2010 House Competitive Races – Democrats 91 seats vs. GOP 9 seats in Jeopardy

October 24, 2010 politisite 0

2010 COMPETITIVE HOUSE RACE CHART Likely: These seats are not considered competitive at this point but have the potential to become engaged. Lean: These are considered competitive races but one party has an advantage. Toss-Up: These are the most competitive; either party has a good chance of winning. Democrats currently have 91 seats listed as Lean or Toss Up. Republicans currently have 9 seats listed as Lean or Toss Up. […]

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Obama Poll Numbers Dropping, Media Furiously Spinning

August 16, 2010 politisite 0

Sometimes the media is blatant in its bias, sometimes subtle, sometimes both. Case in point, poll numbers. Certainly, there has not been equal treatment by the media when comparing the poll numbers of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Obama’s numbers are plunging faster than the economy itself, faster than W’s and faster than anybody could’ve ever imagined at this point. The activist old media is building up Obama, while […]