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Is a Tan Suit Grounds for Impeachment?

Maybe because it was a holiday weekend, I've received only one poll asking if I think President Obama should be impeached, and it didn't specify if wearing a tan suit is grounds for impeachment (as the blue dress had been for President...Show More Summary

Latest Poll Has #GAGov and #GASen in a Virtual Tie

A statewide poll commissioned by WRBL, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and PMB Broadcasting shows the Democratic and Republican candidates im Georgia’s marquee Governor and Senate races are in statistical ties. In the Governor race, Nathan Deal leads Jason Carter, 43.6% to 41.5%. Libertarian Andrew Hunt trails with 6.6% of the vote. In the Senate race, Michelle […]

Text analytics applied to applications of things like text analytics

South by Southwest (SXSW) uses a web-based voting method to choose panels, and so Jason Baldridge took a look at the titles submitted for Phil Resnik's "Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling" session,  to … see whether some straight-forward Unix commands, text analytics and natural language processing can reveal anything interesting about them. He describes the results […]

College Football Polls 2014: Comparing Week 2 AP and Coaches Polls

The Week 2 editions of the Associated Press and Amway Coaches Polls dropped Tuesday afternoon, and despite closer-than-expected games against Oklahoma State and West Virginia, respectively, Florida State and Alabama remained the consensus No. Show More Summary

College Football Rankings 2014: Twitter Reacts to AP and Amway Week 2 Polls

Insanity in Week 1 of the college football season saw multiple teams make statements about where they stand. Some statements were positive, while others were so negative that they plummeted in the most recent polls. With the latest Associated Press and Amway polls now released, there were plenty of shake-ups in the rankings. Show More Summary

NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 1

The first Associated Press poll and Amway coaches poll of college football's regular season have been released, and the results are understandably varied. Compared to the respective preseason polls, 19 teams in each Top 25 are in different...Show More Summary

Poll: Medical Marijuana on Track for Narrow Victory in Florida

It is likely that Florida will adopt medical marijuana this November, but at this point victory isn’t assured. New polling shows Amendment 2, Florida’s Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, is doing well but could still be in dange...

Polls apart: Clacton landslide and a Scottish cliffhanger

Alt Text: Don Brind Scotland vote heads for gripping finale, says our poll-watcher, while Ukip lead is a horror for PM Column Don Brind Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:07pm Two new polls – one suggesting a cliffhanger in the ScottishShow More Summary

After a day dominated by two big polls IndyRef NO is the biggest betting loser

Inevitably with only 15 days left to go before Scotland decides on partition there’s been a lot of betting activity on the referendum outcome with the money going on YES. YouGov’s 6% NO lead, down from 18% in July, has given partition campaigners real hope that what they’ve been campaigning for decades might just conceivably […]

Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Supports Redskins Nickname

"Redskins" isn't a divider. It's a uniter. In a divided America, one alleged controversy--the Washington Redskins--actually unifies. Very few people want the team nickname changed. An ESPN poll shows that more than seven in ten Americans support Washington's NFL franchise keeping its nickname. Show More Summary

Does the Public Want More War?

USA Today's August 29 edition boasted the front-page headline "More Want US to Flex Muscle." The evidence comes from a new Pew poll, so it's worth noting how that data is transformed into a desire for US "muscle-flexing."

AP College Football Poll 2014: Complete Week 2 Rankings Released

On the heels of an interesting opening week to the 2014 college football season, the new Associated Press poll features some notable movement, but leaves most of the top teams where they started. Here is a full rundown of the AP's Top...Show More Summary

FSU continues hold on top spot in latest top 25 polls

Flroida State continues to hold the No. 1 ranking in both the coaches' and the Associated Press top 25 college football polls released Tuesday.

Poll: Hamas popularity surges after war with Israel

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A new poll appears to show that support for Hamas has surged among Palestinians — in spite of (or perhaps due to) a huge Israeli military operation that battered Gaza and left many of the militant group's fighters dead. Read full article >>

Status report on WUWT updates – reader poll on threaded comments

A week ago I asked what readers though about the new format updates, and overwhelmingly, readers have approved of the changes as seen in the results at right. About 25% of the respondents were unsure, and I get that, you have to try new things out to decide. Some people hate it. I suspect a…

North Carolina Police Arrest Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets

On Labor Day at Charlotte’s Marshall Park, speakers at the Moral Mondays protest condemned the state’s record on voter suppression and racial profiling, then urged the community to organize and turn out at the polls this November. Think Progress reports, “Just a few hundred feet away, police cuffed and arrested local LGBT activist and former [...]

Obama Approval Rating Poll: POTUS’ California Love Fading To All-Time Low

Obama’s approval rating among Californians has dropped again. According to a recent poll, only 45 percent of potential voters in California approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing. According to Rasmussen polls, Gallup andShow More Summary

Friday Double Poll: Best and Worst SCOTUS Writers

The topic of the week for me seems to be legal writing. And my favorite type of post is the "poll the audience" post because it means I can be a spineless scribe and take no stance whatsoever. So, after writing an advice column for law students and young attorneys......

UK Could Join American Air Strikes in Iraq, but Majority of Brits Remain Opposed

British Prime Minister David Cameron has raised the prospect of Britain joining America in launching air strikes against ISIS, saying he could even go ahead with first consulting parliament. His comments come despite a poll saying that the majority of the British public oppose launching direct airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary

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