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Entries by Charles Franklin from 07/2007

Bush Approval: CBS 27%, Trend at 28.9%

| Posted 07.02.2007 | Politics

A new CBS News Poll taken 6/26-28/07 finds approval of President Bush at 27% and disapproval at 65%. With this poll, my approval trend estimate st...

The Top Candidates in the First Five States

| Posted 07.02.2007 | Politics

(This graph will be more clear full size: click once or twice for full resolution.) This post gives an alternative view of the top candidates in...

Opinion on Libby Sentence Commutation

| Posted 07.03.2007 | Politics

SurveyUSA has a poll of immediate reaction to President Bush's decision to commute the prison sentence of Scooter Libby. SurveyUSA uses Interactiv...

ARG Poll on Libby Sentence Commuration

| Posted 07.06.2007 | Politics

American Research Group (ARG) has completed a poll taken 7/3-5/07 on President Bush's decision to commute the jail sentence of Scooter Libby. The ...

ARG and others on Impeachment

| Posted 07.07.2007 | Politics

American Research Group (ARG) asked 1100 respondents 7/3-5/07: Do you favor or oppose the US House of Representatives beginning impeachment proc...

Bush Approval: Newsweek 26%, Trend 27.9%

| Posted 07.09.2007 | Politics

A Newsweek poll taken 7/2-3/07 finds approval of President Bush at 26%, disapproval at 65%, unchanged from Newsweek's previous poll done 6/18-19. ...

Bush Approval: Gallup at 29%, Trend at 27.7%

| Posted 07.10.2007 | Politics

The USAToday/Gallup Poll taken 7/6-8/07 has found approval of President Bush at 29%, disapproval at 66%. This is the first time Gallup has found ap...

McCain's Collapse

| Posted 07.10.2007 | Politics

News broke today of a major shakeup of the McCain presidential campaign. This on the heels of a second poor financial quarter and a mere $2 millio...

Bush Approval: Harris: 26%, Trend:27.2%, But...

| Posted 07.13.2007 | Politics

A new Harris Interactive poll taken 7/6-9/07 finds approval of President Bush at 26%, with disapproval at 73%. With the addition of this poll, the...

Bush Approval: Two new polls, Trend at 28.0%

| Posted 07.16.2007 | Politics

Two new polls at the end of last week find approval of President Bush a bit above recent trend estimates. The Associated Press poll, taken 7/9-11/0...

Congress stinks worse than either Dems or Reps in Congress

| Posted 07.17.2007 | Politics

Congress appears to be less than the sum of its parts. Current approval of the job Democrats are doing in Congress has a current trend estimate of...

Will Giuliani be the next McCain?

| Posted 07.17.2007 | Politics

Last week I looked at the collapse of the McCain campaign. Not the collapse of money and staff, but the loss of public support that is at the root...

Bush Approval: Two New, Trend at 29.1%

| Posted 07.19.2007 | Politics

Two new polls find higher approval ratings of President Bush than last week, and both polls are above trend, lending more support for the suggestio...

Bush Approval: Three new polls, Trend at 29.6%

| Posted 07.24.2007 | Politics

New polls have moved noticeably above President Bush's recent low point of approval, though the current trend estimate remains below 30%. New polls...

Primaries Past

| Posted 07.30.2007 | Politics

A quick reminder not to assume what is today will be so tomorrow. The 2004 Democratic primary race as of late July 2003 showed a continuous firs...

Pres08: Is Anyone Paying Attention? You bet!

| Posted 07.31.2007 | Politics

As everyone knows, the presidential contests started early this round. But how much attention are the races getting from ordinary people (i.e. not...