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Entries by Mark Blumenthal from 04/2011

Republican Candidates Ranked In New 'Intensity' Poll

Posted 04.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new measurement from a Gallup Poll is producing surprising results in the upcoming race for the 2012 Republican presidential nominatio...

Polls: Public Wants Compromise On Budget, Volatile On Blame

Posted 04.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A subtle difference in wording appears to explain drastic differences between two sets of polls that gauge whether the public would hold...

New Polls: Tea Party Roadblock To Budget Compromise

Posted 04.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new national polls confirm the political underpinnings of the ongoing budget stalemate: Most independent and Democratic voters want ...

Wisconsin Election Bombshell: How Plausible?

Posted 04.09.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. -- Perhaps the most convincing evidence so far that human error explains the initial omission of Brookfield's results comes from ou...

Trump's Polls: A Reality Check

Posted 04.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump a 2012 presidential frontrunner? Seriously? That was the way many pundits reacted last week when NBC News and the Wall S...

Pawlenty's 2 Percent: Not Such A 'Nightmare'

Posted 04.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unofficial campaign for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination hit a speed bump of sorts last night. ...

Polls Show Opposition To Medicare Cuts, Uncertainty About Ryan Budget

Posted 04.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representative will vote on the Republican budget plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that would ...

GOP Medicare Plan: Kaiser Poll Finds Uncertainty, Mixed Reactions

Posted 04.27.2011 | Politics

The latest tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds strong opposition to the notion of Medicare cuts or premium increases. But the survey r...

'Birther' Polls: Independents Unaffected, Republicans Remain Divided

Posted 04.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The release of President Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate Wednesday took many observers by surprise. Many pundits questioned t...