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Poll Finds Huge Drop In Israelis’ View Of Obama After “Chickens…” Comment…

 Only 16 percent of Israelis believe US President Barack Obama’s administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian, according to a Smith Research poll taken Wednesday night, exclusively for The Jerusalem Post. The poll of 500 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult Israeli Jewish population was taken following a report in The Atlantic in which […] Read More →

POLL: Race for Congress tightens, confidence in Obama low

 Enthusiasm in the midterm elections remains in the Republicans’ favor — but the spread has significantly narrowed, according to a new Fox News national poll.  Among likely voters, 45 percent of Republicans are “extremely” interested compared to 41 percent of Democrats. Two weeks ago, the GOP was up 15 points on that question. Party loyalty […] Read More →

Poll: Republican Support for Death Penalty Drops 9 Points

Leah Barkoukis,   Since Gallup first started asking about people’s views on the death penalty in 1937, Americans have on all but one occasion favored the practice. Nonetheless, it has been a controversial issue in society, with the divide especially pronounced between Democrats and Republicans. The former have tended to oppose the practice, while the latter, […] Read More →

GOP Group Readies 1,000-Lawyer Army for Election Day

 Unlike most Election Days, this one has a decent chance of ending without a clear winner. Blame the excruciatingly tight races around the country that could lead to recounts, the two potential runoffs that may dictate control of the U.S. Senate, and the Supreme Court for taking action on state voting laws just weeks before Election Day.  But one thing […] Read More →

Ben Shapiro: Why Republicans Don’t Get It

The Republican Party simply doesn’t get it.  A new poll this week shows 2012 presidential nominee and 2008 primary candidate Mitt Romney leading the field of potential 2016 Republican candidates. According to ABC News/Washington Post, 21 percent of Republican voters would vote for Romney in the primaries; Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee tie at 10 […] Read More →

Could Hillary Clinton Blow a Lead This Big?

 The gap between HRC and her competition for a presidential nomination keeps growing. The anybody-but-Clinton crowd would need a champion with even better closing speed than President Barack Obama to deny Hillary Clinton the party’s presidential nomination again. A new ABC/Washington Post poll shows Clinton with a 51-point lead over Vice President Joe Biden, her nearest competitor for the 2016 […] Read More →

Hispanics Seem to Be Souring on Obama Democrats

Michael Barone,   It’s looking like a tough off year election for Democrats, with their Senate majority at serious risk and their chances of gaining House seats down toward zero. Every party has a bad offyear sometimes; Republicans did in 2006. Sooner or later they recover. But in the crosstabs of polls and in party strategists’ moves […] Read More →

Dem. approval rating lowest in 30 years

Trouble Looms for Obama, Democrats with Election Day 2014 Approaching  Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the Democratic Party’s popularity is its weakest in polling […] Read More →

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush Have Major Iowa Problems

 They may be popular with swing voters, but Republicans in this crucial caucus state are not sold: Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Poll. Chris Christie and Jeb Bush are both among the Republican Party’s most popular governors to ever lead big states, New Jersey and Florida. It’s a little state, though, that could trip up their presidential ambitions. […] Read More →