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Poll: Americans Increasingly Favor Democrats On Healthcare

Poll: Americans Increasingly Favor Democrats On Healthcare

Reuters/Ipsos shows that Americans believe Democrats have the better plan on health care. Of course they’re the only party with a plan on health care. Nearly one-third of respondents in the online survey released on Tuesday said they prefer Democrats’ plan, policy or approach to healthcare, compared to just 18 percent for Republicans. This marks […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Gallup Shows More Young Voters Leaning Democratic

Via Political Wire, Gallup shows more trouble for the Republican Party in its current incarnation. The part of old white men is going to have to change–fast. “Young adults — those between the ages of 18 and 29 — have typically aligned themselves with the Democratic Party, but they have become substantially more likely to […]

March 30, 2014 / More... ( comments)

New Poll Ties Two Top GOP Presidential Contenders

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul are tied for the top position in a WPA Opinion Research poll. …its findings Saturday, [show] Paul and Huckabee topping the field at 13 percent apiece. Following them was former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) with 11 percent, along with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Sen. Ted Cruz […]

March 29, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If You Support The Death Penalty, You’re Probably White

A Pew study shows that there is tremendous disparity between the percentage of whites and the percentage of whites that support the death penalty. …the percentage of Americans who support the death penalty declined from 62 percent in 2011 to 55 percent in 2013 — and that support for executions is driven largely by white […]

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Majority Of Americans: Keep Obamacare

A Kaiser poll shows that 59% of Americans want to either keep Obamacare as is, or keep it and refine it. …more of the public would like to see Congress keep the law in place and work to improve it (49 percent) or keep it as is (10 percent) rather than repeal it and replace […]

March 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Poll: Most Americans Say U.S. Shoudn’t Interfere In Ukraine

A CBS poll shows most Americans don’t believe we should intervene in Ukraine. A majority of 61 percent of Americans do not think the U.S. has a responsibility to do something about the situation between Russia and Ukraine, nearly twice as many as the 32 percent who think it does. There is widespread bipartisan agreement […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Hated Nate Silver When He Predicted GOP Victories Now Love Him

Republicans are suddenly loving the very person they reviled when his non-partisan stats didn’t go their way. Sudden concern among Rs and cons for @NateSilver538‘s feelings, after they mocked him relentlessly in 2012, is touching — Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) March 24, 2014 Repost This Article Now read this:Hate Mail: Who Loves You Edition (Apr 11, […]

March 24, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Gallup: Americans Pick Environment Over Economic Growth

Americans say protecting the environment is more important than economic growth, according to a new Gallup poll. Since 2009, during the economic downturn, Americans generally prioritized economic growth over the environment, except for immediately after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in May 2010. In a March 6-9 Gallup Poll Social Series […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Poll: Gender Top Reason For Hillary Clinton Support

When asked by Gallup what the best reason would be for electing Hillary Clinton president, 18% said to finally have a woman president. That total was double the next answer, which was her experience and foreign policy chops. In third place, with 8 percent, was that she would be a change from the Obama administration. […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Putin’s Popularity Pops

Putin’s Popularity Pops

Vladimir Putin is more popular now after having taken over Crimea. …support for his actions in Russia suggest there is certain logic to what he is doing that no amount of sanctions or threats of isolation will overturn: bolstering popularity back home. “He’s doing it to strengthen his position back home,” said Alexei Malashenko, a […]

March 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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