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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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“The Lens of Deep Suspicion.” Why Americans disapprove of Congress.

December 26, 2010 politisite 0

Blog Spotlight Rule 22 Most Americans disapprove of Congress and have for a long time. However, today Congress matched its historic best in disappointing US citizens. Gallup released a poll today showing that only 13% of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing (Matching its worst approval ever is a statistic according to Gallup. In 2008, Congress managed 9% approval in a different poll). While 13% is low, it isn’t […]

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Poll: Top Democrats to lose the South

October 27, 2010 politisite 0

In their latest look at House races around the country, The Hill sees the South slipping away from Democrats in a big way.  Veterans like John Spratt in South Carolina, Allen Boyd in Florida, and Jim Marshall in Georgia face almost certain defeat, according to the new polling.  With the big dogs dropping, the freshmen don’t have much of  a chance, either: Nowhere are Democrats more clearly threatened with heavy […]

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New York Governor Poll Bombshell – Paladino 43, Cuomo 49

September 22, 2010 politisite 0

Republican Carl Paladino, aided by a 4 -1 margin among Tea Partiers, trails New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic candidate for Governor, 49 – 43 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Only 18 percent of New York State likely voters consider themselves part of the Tea Party movement, but they back Paladino 77 – 18 percent. Cuomo leads 87 – 8 […]

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Independent Voters move away from Democrats

August 15, 2010 politisite 0

Independents who embraced President Barack Obama’s call for change in 2008 are ready for a shift again, and that’s worrisome news for Democrats. Only 32 percent of those citing no allegiance to either major party say they want Democrats to keep control of Congress in this November’s elections, according to combined results of recent Associated Press-GfK polls. That’s way down from the 52 percent of independents who backed Obama over […]

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In 2010, Conservatives Outnumber Moderates, Liberals

June 25, 2010 politisite 0

PRINCETON, NJ — Conservatives have maintained their leading position among U.S. ideological groups in the first half of 2010. Gallup finds 42% of Americans describing themselves as either very conservative or conservative. This is up slightly from the 40% seen for all of 2009 and contrasts with the 20% calling themselves liberal or very liberal. The 2010 results are based on eight Gallup and USA Today/Gallup surveys conducted from January […]

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Gallup: GOP enthusiasm highest since 1994

June 21, 2010 politisite 0

Poll numbers are approaching that of 1994 for the Republicans.  Democrats are worried and have attempted a full attack by painting conservatives as in bed with the oil companies.. The Grand Oil company as they call it.  One should mention here that the President was the single highest receiver of BP donations.  He also seems to have a hypocritical view on drilling as He approved a 2 billion buy in […]

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Poll: Government response to oil spill is Obama's Katrina

June 7, 2010 politisite 0

Americans view the government’s response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill more unfavorably than its response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, a new poll found Monday. A new ABC/Washington Post poll released this afternoon shows wide margins of disapproval for both BP and the federal government in their response to a leaking pipeline that has spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Gulf for more than a month. […]