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New poll gives Romney biggest lead yet

New poll gives Romney biggest lead yet

In one of the first surveys since President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage, Republican Mitt Romney holds a seven-point lead over the president in Friday’s Rasmussen daily tracking poll — his largest lead in any survey so far. Mr. Romney reached 50 percent for the first time in the poll, compared with 43 percent for Mr. Obama. The poll didn’t delve into gay marriage; Rasmussen noted that […]

Gay Marriage Polls: The Trend Is Clear

Gay Marriage Polls: The Trend Is Clear

WASHINGTON — Two years ago, President Barack Obama was not quite ready to say, as he did Wednesday, that he supports same sex marriage, but he conceded at the time that “attitudes evolve, including mine.” In a question and answer session with progressive bloggers in October 2010, Obama was quoted by Americablog’s Joe Sudbay saying “it’s pretty clear where the trendlines are going.” If the president was thinking of the […]

HuffPost Pollster Charts: Introducing Weekly Averaging For Daily Tracking Polls

HuffPost Pollster Charts: Introducing Weekly Averaging For Daily Tracking Polls

Barack Hussein Obama II (; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he […]

HuffPost Pollster Charts: Introducing Weekly Averaging For Daily Tracking Polls

HuffPost Pollster Charts: Introducing Weekly Averaging For Daily Tracking Polls

Barack Hussein Obama II (; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he […]

Swing-state poll shows slight lead for Obama

Swing-state poll shows slight lead for Obama

Ask me a question. Follow @TheHenry PHOENIX, May 8, 2012- A new Gallup poll released this week shows a slight lead for President Barack Obama’s reelection bid in key swing-states that could decide the 2012 presidential election.  In Gallup’s daily tracking poll of all registered voters, Romney holds a slender one percent lead (46%-45%) over the president nationally. However in Gallup’s new swing-state poll, Obama holds a two-point lead over […]

2012 Election Shaping Up to Be Close Contest like 2000, 2004

2012 Election Shaping Up to Be Close Contest like 2000, 2004

Although it is known that the president of the United States is elected by the electoral college — as opposed to the actual majority vote in the democratic general election — and then Sen. Barack Obama won both by a considerable margin in the 2008 presidential election, there are indicators that the coming 2012 political contest on November 6 just might be as close as the 2004 election, or even […]