A poll released Wednesday by the Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling finds Republican Governor Chris Christie is more popular than Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania. PPP found Christie leading Clinton 48-44 in the state. Clinton led other possible 2016 contenders including Jeb Bush (48-44), Rand Paul (51-43) and Ted Cruz (53-41). Show More Summary
As Congress nears the month-long mark of budget negotiations, a recent poll by Public Policy Polling found that voters in key swing states and districts both overwhelmingly oppose reducing social security and support expanding the long-time federal social insurance program. Show More Summary
There's a lot of static in this Public Policy Polling report from Pennsylvania. Sure, I get a little skin-crawly when I read that Chris Christie is leading Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical presidential match, but then I remember that the election is three years away, and that those numbers are entirely meaningless at this point. Show More Summary
(National Journal): "The Hotline's Senate race rankings: Democrats on defence"(Washington Post): "Is another Republican wave building?" (The Advocate): "Jindal nonprofit expands staff" (Public Policy Polling): "Illinois Governor's race looks like a toss up" (Politico): "Tea party unscathed in early GOP civil war"
Dick Durbin (D) 51% Jim Oberweis (R) 36% Per far-right-wing pollster Public Policy Polling. Now, PPP writes it off casually as the Republican's ceiling, "unless the political climate gets even more toxic for Democrats nationally." I would disagree to a...
(The Hill): ""DCCC hits Republicans for blank-page agenda" (Quinnipiac): "Colorado governor has early lead in reelect bid" (National Journal): "Mary Landrieu and the art of backing away" (Public Policy Polling): "Montana Republicans well positioned for 2014" (The Hill): "Iowa GOP to Christie: Don’t skip caucuses"
Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) starts off with a big lead in his bid to replace retiring Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), according to a new poll from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.Daines leads Montana...
Public Policy Polling has found that conservative Americans are more offended by the gay rainbow flag than the Confederate flag. Never mind that the latter is a symbol of racism to so many other Americans. The results stem from two questions presented to 649 American voters: “Do you think high school students should be allowed […]
This week another round of polls confirmed once again that Americans support climate action. NRDC Action Fund and NRDC commissioned a survey from Public Policy Polling that found most voters in four key states want the EnvironmentalShow More Summary
(Daily Beast): "Elizabeth Warren fuels 2016 fire with anti-bank speech" (Public Policy Polling): "NC senate race tightens up" (National Journal): "Wide-open race in 2016 offers ocean of possibilities" (First Read) : "In response, on black voters in Virginia" (Stu Rothenberg): "Why most postmortems of Virginia’s gubernatorial race are wrong"
Public Policy Polling asked the above questions in a just-released survey that primarily focused on prospective presidential candidates for the 2016 elections. As you can see by the final result, respondents approved of students wearing the confederate flag over the rainbow flag by more than a 4-1 margin. Show More Summary
(New York Times): "G.O.P. weighs limiting clout of right wing" (Public Policy Polling): "TX Republicans want to replace Cornyn" (Los Angeles Times): "Tea party favorite Tim Donnelly to run for governor" (The Hill): "Field cleared for Sink" (Roll Call): "Coble to announce ‘future political plans’ on Thursday"
A new poll by Democratic firm Public Policy Polling shows Republican Greg Abbott leading Democrat Wendy Davis by 15 points in the 2014 Texas gubernatorial race. Abbott’s lead has almost doubled since July, when it was 8 points. Abbott garnered 50% of those polled; Davis pulled in only 35%. Show More Summary
On the eve of Virginia's gubernatorial election, Politico released numbers from "Democratic firm Public Policy Polling" showing that gun control is a winning position for candidate Terry McAuliffe (D). The poll was commissioned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, which has enjoyed financial support from George Soros in the past. Show More Summary
Electing a Democratic candidate for governor in Texas was always going to be a steep uphill battle, but according to a new poll by Democratic-leaning but deadly-accurate Public Policy Polling, that hill just got a whole lot steeper. State Sen. Show More Summary
(Public Policy Polling): "McAuliffe leads final poll by 7" (Monmouth University): " NJ Gov: Christie holds 20 point lead" (Bangor Daily News): "Mike Michaud: Yes, I am gay. ‘But why should it matter?" (The Hill): "NRCC chairman: ObamaCare will doom Dems" (Los Angeles Times): "California probe of campaign donations sheds light on 'dark money'"
(John Hinderaker) Public Policy Polling ran a survey here in Minnesota that was reported on in today’s St. Paul Pioneer Press. The political results were predictably dreary; both Mark Dayton and Al Franken are favored for re-election, in part because hardly anyone has heard of any of their prospective GOP opponents. Show More Summary
Nearly half the public says the federal government has done a poor job implementing President Obama's landmark healthcare law amid website glitches and complaints about canceled policies, a new poll shows.
Voters in swing states would prefer that EPA rather than Congress decide on U.S. climate policy. According to a poll commissioned by the League of Conservation Voters, ”The voters are much more inclined to trust the Environmental Protection Agency than they are to trust members of Congress” — by a 66-12 margin. Here are my reactions […]
The rise of Bill de Blasio to the top of city politics has raised the question: Is it his policies or something else that have fueled the public advocate's popularity? A survey by the New York Times and Siena College suggested that a vast majority of New York voters favor Mr. Show More Summary