The latest Political Polls and Politisite Polling Reports

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MSM won’t report Obama’s low poll numbers

It’s no secret that television news has long been addicted to public opinion polls; decades ago, all three broadcast networks decided to partner with an influential newspaper (ABC News with the Washington Post; CBS News with the New York Times; and NBC News with the Wall Street Journal) to sponsor their own regular surveys for use in their political coverage. That’s why it’s so extraordinary that polling news has practically […]

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Trust in Mass Media Returns to All-Time Low

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After registering slightly higher trust last year, Americans’ confidence in the media’s ability to report “the news fully, accurately, and fairly” has returned to its previous all-time low of 40%. Americans’ trust in mass media has generally been edging downward from higher levels in the late 1990s and the early 2000s. Prior to 2004, Americans placed more trust in mass media than they do now, with slim […]

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Amid Crucial Senate Race, Alaskans’ Independence Grows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid a tight race for a U.S. Senate seat from Alaska, a growing proportion of Alaskans, now 59%, identify as political independents. At the same time, there are recent lows in the percentage of Alaskans identifying as Republicans (25%) and the percentage identifying as Democrats (13%). These shifts create a more challenging political landscape for the campaigns of both incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican […]

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What Is a Wave in the Senate?

For several months, we’ve held steady on our range of expected gains for Republicans in the Senate: a net of four to eight seats. With Labor Day in the rearview mirror and with less than 55 days to go until the midterms, we’re giving Republicans a slight bump: Our new range is a Republican net of five to eight Senate seats. This means that the best-case scenario we can now […]

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WSJ/NBC Poll – Americans Now Favor GOP on Immigration

Americans are now more likely to trust Republicans to handle immigration, and less likely to support legislation backed by most Democrats giving illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds. These shifts in public opinion come in the wake of a spring and summer surge in Central American children illegally crossing the southwest border. Republicans seized on the influx to argue that U.S. borders […]

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Latest Georgia Poll: Perdue (R) Leads Nunn (D) by 3

In GA, 8 Weeks Till Votes Are Counted, Republican Perdue 3 Points Atop Democrat Nunn in Battle for Open US Senate Seat; Gov Race Now Tied; GOP Candidates Still Lead in Contests For Lt Gov, Atty Gen, and Secy of State; School Supt Race Heats Up: Democrat Michelle Nunn has made progress over the past 3 weeks, slicing into Republican David Perdue’s previous 9-point lead and trimming that to 3, […]