Even after multiple scandals all vying for the top headline throughout the week, over the weekend CNN reported poll numbers showing Obama currently enjoys 53 percent of the public's approval for the job he's doing. His numbers actually rose from the last time the poll was taken.
Los Angelenos will go to the polls on May 21 to elect a new mayor, city controller, city attorney, and to vote on propositions for medical marijuana regulation and campaign finance reform. See the League of Women Voters Smart L.A. Voter Guide. The L.A. Show More Summary
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A new CNN poll finds that the percentage who regard the GOP unfavorably has jumped five points since March, to 59 percent. And 58 percent say Obama is a strong leader. CNN’s polling director claims the new leadership finding suggests … Continue reading ?
Nice try, wingnuts, but America still likes the guy. The media and Republicans may be screeching about President Barack Obama's scandals, but the American people are seeing through the bullshit. CNN reported on Sunday that 53% of people questioned in the survey said they approve of the job the president is doing, with 45% saying they disapprove. Show More Summary
While the White House isn’t seen as blameless, most Americans believe what is driving these stories is politics. By 50%-44%, they say Obama deserves at least a little of the blame, though the White House says he didn’t know about it until the scandal was in the news. On the other hand, even more of [...]
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, under pressure from the New York Attorney General's office, has agreed to give investors information about upcoming ballot votes, after the company that collects votes on the measures stopped giving out polling information last week.
Greg Sargent breaks it down. …dig into the internals of the poll and you find something striking. In the case of the IRS and Benghazi stories, the lurid and nefarious view of Obama’s involvement in them being peddled by the right is held only by Republicans — big majorities of them — while most moderates [...]
The number of Americans who view the Republican Party unfavorably has hit a record high, according to a new poll released by CNN on Monday, despite scandals that have plagued the White House over the past few weeks. The poll found that...Show More Summary
Basically everyone in New York supports the idea of allowing seriously ill people to use medical marijuana if recommended by their doctor. According to a new Siena Research poll an incredible 82 percent of registered voters in New York support medical marijuana, while only 15 percent of voters in the state oppose the idea.
Pancakeist Nathan Shields polled his pals for their favorite athropods and then recreated them in pancake form. Crunchy! Favorite Arthropods 1 (via Neatorama)
Vote and chat about Star Trek Into Darkness all week in sticky open thread. Sticky 4: Into Darkness Opening USA/Canada Weekend Opening weekend is behind us and Star Trek Into Darkness is now entering its first week (domestically). Fans continue to buzz about the movie so once again we have a special sticky open [...]
Polling organization Gallup has just released some fascinating statistics on how Americans ideas about immorality have changed over the past twelve years. Those who consider homosexuality immoral are now in the minority. But other kinds of moral outrage never change. Read more...
68 percent said printing or owning 3-D guns should be banned.
A recent study shows how reliant small businesses have become on mobile technology. The 2013 AT&T Small Business Technology Poll says 85 percent of small businesses now use some kind of smartphone. And 80 percent of small firms founded less than two years ago use tablets, the survey also showed. Customers are becoming more mobile too. Show More Summary
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Washington (CNN) - As a major tea party group plans protests Tuesday at Internal Revenue Service offices across the country Tuesday, a new national poll indicates that the IRS controversy has given the four-year-old movement a shot in the arm. The week-and-a-half-old controversy, which involves the IRS targeting of tea party and other conservative groups […]