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Entries by Charles Franklin from 06/2007

Gallup Sees a Tie

| Posted 06.06.2007 | Politics

Tha Gallup/USAToday poll, taken 6/1-3/07, produced a surprising lede: Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are essentially tied for the Democratic...

Bush Approval: Three polls: 29, 32, 34; Trend at 31.9

| Posted 06.08.2007 | Politics

Three new polls in the last 24 hours. Pew, taken 5/30-6/3/07 has approval at 29%, disapproval at 61%. AP/Ipsos...

Who lost the Iraq war funding/veto fight?

| Posted 06.08.2007 | Politics

The debate over the Iraq War funding bill-- the original one with withdrawal dates-- and the presidential veto of the bill posed a key political q...

Congressional Approval at 10 Year Low?

| Posted 06.12.2007 | Politics

The LATimes/Bloomberg poll, taken 6/7-10/07 finds approval of Congress at 27%, disapproval at 65%. That's a bit below my current trend estimate of 31...

Gloom, Doom and Opportunity

| Posted 06.14.2007 | Politics

The latest round of polls has produced a batch of collectively bad numbers for President Bush, the Congress, the direction of the country and the ...

About Our State Primary Trend Lines

| Posted 06.19.2007 | Politics

State level polling is vital for understanding the nomination contest. Candidates have to win in the states and of course the early states are especia...

Bloomberg Hurts Giuliani More Than Clinton

| Posted 06.21.2007 | Politics

Michael Bloomberg's possible entry into the presidential race appears to hurt Giuliani more than Clinton, based on analysis of data from SurveyUSA's ...

Bush Approval: Newsweek at 26%; Trend at 29.9%

| Posted 06.21.2007 | Politics

Newsweek has a new poll taken 6/18-19/07 that finds approval of President Bush at 26%, disapproval at 65%. With this new data point the approval t...

Bush Approval: ARG at 27%, Trend at 29.1%

| Posted 06.22.2007 | Politics

A new American Research Group poll, taken 6/18-21/97, finds approval at 27%, disapproval at 67%. This puts the approval trend estimate at 29.1%, c...

Newsweek Knowledge Survey

| Posted 06.25.2007 | Politics

Newsweek has a new "what you need to know" survey out this week. (Article, Results). The headline, "Dunce Cap Nation", pretty well captures their s...

Bush Approval: CNN at 32%, Trend at 29.4%

| Posted 06.27.2007 | Politics

A new poll from CNN/ORC taken 6/22-24/07 finds approval at 32% and disapproval at 66%. With this new poll the approval trend estimate stands at 29....

Pres08: Adding Richardson to the Top Dems

| Posted 06.27.2007 | Politics

Starting today I'm adding Bill Richardson to the Top Democrats charts for both state primaries and the national nomination polling. The graph abov...

What To Do About Al Gore?

| Posted 06.28.2007 | Politics

Despite his repeated assertions that he isn't a candidate his supporters keep hoping he'll enter the race. In the national polls he has consistently b...

Bush Approval: Fox at 31%, Trend at 29.5%

| Posted 06.29.2007 | Politics

The new Fox poll taken 6/26-27/07 pegs approval of President Bush at 31%, disapproval at 60%. With this addition, my trend estimate of approval st...