A Gallup survey showing a more even ideological split in the US was a sign of the country’s intellectual decline, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly argued on Wednesday. “I believe only about 50 percent of the American people take the time to understand important issues,” he said....
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (left) faces a rematch with Democrat Joe Sestak In the last few months, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey has looked like the favorite in light-blue Pennsylvania. Two polls gave him a strong job approval rating, and national Democrats aren't happy to see their 2010 nominee, ex-Rep. Show More Summary
A recent Gallup poll found that social liberals and social conservatives are exactly e same percentage in the U.S., and Bill O'Reilly thinks the American people's ignorance is the reason why.
Despite his weak approval rating, a new Public Policy Polling survey finds Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) still leads half a dozen potential Democratic rivals by anywhere from 4 to 11 points. The Democrat who comes closest to Toomey is 2010 [...]
Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt calls early elections even as polls show her left-wing party losing.
Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina hoped to get some attention for her Republican presidential candidacy, which currently has her polling in the low single digits, by taking her relentless attacks on Hillary Clinton to a press conference outside a hotel where Clinton was holding an event. Show More Summary
With the Cavaliers qualifying for the NBA Finals, the city of Cleveland could finally shed most of its Factory of Sadness sports vibe. Which brings me to Wednesday’s PFT Planet poll question: Which NFL team is best positioned to end a drought of 20 years or more in its current city? Pick an answer, and…
On Wednesday, Rick Santorum will announce his plans to run for president. The winner of the 2012 Republican caucus in Iowa is polling dreadfully low in a crowded race that already includes plenty of candidates with mediocre numbers. To make matters more difficult, this time around Santorum is auditioning for... More »
Gallup has a poll out comparing America’s shifting views on social issues. According to the overall findings, Gallup is claiming that social conservatives and social liberals are at parity for the first time since this poll began in 1999. I could quibble with this polling by arguing that these terms are flexible. For...
Waistlines of American adults kept growing last year with obesity creeping up to 27.7 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. It was the highest percentage since Gallup started studying American weight issues in 2008, the pollster said. The rate was 27.1 percent in 2013, 26.2...
This only goes back to 1999, but this is the first time that social liberals and social conservatives are at parity, per Gallup's polling. The two groups are now both at 31%. On specific issues, there is a shift in...
Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he backed a proposal by Fox News to limit the number of presidential debate participants to 10, based on their national poll standing, the Wall Street Journal reports. Said Christie: “I think you have got [...]
A reasonably good result for the Coalition in a Queensland-only poll from Galaxy makes the only difference worth mentioning to the BludgerTrack poll aggregate.
According to a new Gallup poll, an increasing number of Americans are describing themselves as socially liberal, thanks in large part to two things, according to The Washington Post: the partial legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage. The poll found that Americans are generally turning to the left on social issues, particularly...
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Less than 40% of executives surveyed in a recent Deloitte poll said they were “extremely” or “very” confident about the competence of their supply chain. And, Ford is recalling about 423,000 vehicles in North America due to a defect with the power-assisted steering feature. Show More Summary
ANTALYA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey's Pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) said on Wednesday June elections would lack legitimacy if a threshold for parliamentary representation deprived it of representation, but it would remain a partner in peace talks with militants.
WALKER SUGGESTS HE’LL SKIP FLORIDA GOP PRIMARY: ”If we chose to get in, I don’t think there’s a state out there we wouldn’t play in, other than maybe Florida, where Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, in some of the polls, are essentially tied,” Walker told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham. It is an incredibly expensive […]
Depending on the kind you get, radishes can be brilliant in their peppery crunch or infuriating in their inability to soften or roast. So we polled a panel of chefs to help us get the best out of the stubborn little vegetables.
Late last week, Gallup released the results of a survey that showed that the percentage of Americans who have liberal views on social issues equaled the percentage of those who identify as socially conservative
My little paper on Fox News has gotten an extraordinary amount of attention, downloaded 25,000 times already. I added a follow-up on how unskewed polls may have cost the Republicans the 2012 election by creating self-delusion about how well Romney was doing. Perhaps this is why 58 percent of Republicans thought the 2012 election was...Read More