ESPN readers voted Kobe Bryant the 93rd best player in the NBA in a recent online poll and Lakers fans weren’t very happy about it. (...)
A new poll suggests that know-nothingism may be getting old
Hillary has retracted her support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, California has banned gay and trans panic defenses in court, a new poll about attitudes towards immigration, and more! The post California Hits It Out of the Park With New Laws Protecting Women, Gays, Trans People appeared first on Autostraddle.
A few weeks ago, a poll asked people what were the first words that they thought of when they heard the names of the various presidential candidates. For Hillary Clinton, "liar" and "untrustworthy" ranked high. Many commentators sawShow More Summary
The New York Times figured it out: “Though the New York real estate developer still leads the Republican field in national polls, Mr. Trump’s ability to command voter and news media attention simply by being his outlandish, bombastic self is starting to wane. The decline in attention for Mr. Trump seems particularly pronounced in the […]
Jeb Bush's campaign thus far doesn't seem to have done much to help his chances at becoming president — he has less than 10 percent support in the polls right now. If his candidacy continues to flail, however, he can always just change ambitions and start using his campaign apparatus... More »
After House Majority Leader and Speaker hopeful Kevin McCarthy tied Hillary Clinton's diving poll numbers directly to the creation of the Benghazi...
While it came as a surprise to many that Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump surged to the lead in polls, it was commonly thought that Trump, who has no political background, would quickly fall away as America’s favorite candidate. Show More Summary
In a recent Pew poll, 72 percent of Americans said that they were bothered by how complex the federal tax system is. These taxpayers are justified in their complaints: as of 2015, federal tax laws and regulations have grown to over 10...Show More Summary
According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, swing-state voters find Hillary Clinton to be the least "honest and trustworthy" of all leading presidential candidates. Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize in...Show More Summary
Public opinion polling in America dates back to the 1930s, and religious beliefs and behaviors have always been topics of interest. However, polls do not produce perfect measurements and their results can both shape and misrepresent the reality of public beliefs and behaviors. Religion Dispatches recently interviewed sociologist Robert Wuthnow about his new book Inventing […]
Real Clear Politics Another Clinton vs Bush contest looks less certain The above polling from the respected Quinnipiac University is of matchups between Democratic and Republican Party contenders in two of the key swing States that will decide next year’s White House Race – Ohio and Florida. It comes at a critical time as the […]
Whilst we are on the subject of election date (Taoiseach seems to be setting everything up for a cut and run to the polls after a big slurge at the budget), this protest from Labour Party leader Joan Burton is worth noting: Sources this morning said Ms Burton had reacted badly to reports of a more...
A new Quinnipiac poll in Ohio finds Gov. John Kasich (R) has surged to an all-time high job approval rating among voters, 62% to 29%.
A new pair of Bloomberg Politics focus groups help explain why Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and conservative author, has rocketed to become a top-tier GOP candidate in the presidential race. Polls show with remarkable consistency that the soft-spoken Republican is No. Show More Summary
Whatever solution VW proposes could be undermined by some owners in the United States who won't bring their cars in for a recall and can't be forced to. ||| San Fransisco - As Volkswagen prepares to explain how it might fix the polluting...Show More Summary
W. Peden sent me the following from the British Shadow Monetary Policy Committee: In its latest email poll, the Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC) voted to raise Bank Rate by 0.25% in October, the second consecutive month it has voted for an increase. The vote came against the backdrop of the US Fed leaving rates […]
ANKARA (Reuters) - A state prosecutor has banned Turkey's largest pay-TV platform from broadcasting channels close to an arch-enemy of President Tayyip Erdogan, heightening concern about press freedom weeks ahead of an election.
Even as election junkies become more focused on opinion data, the quality of that data seems to be getting worse. And now, Gallup decides to skip the presidential primary altogether.
The top six teams in the most recent Associated Press top 25 poll reside in the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC. Not an SEC team to be found. It’s like college basketball has already started. (All times Eastern) THURSDAY Game Time (TV) SMU at Houston 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Washington at No. 17 USC […]