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HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama Gets Low Rating In Senate Battleground States

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama Gets Low Rating In Senate Battleground States

Mark Blumenthal  06.19.2014
President Obama's job rating lags in some crucial midterm states. A post-mortem poll of Eric Cantor's district has some answers -- and...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Voters Dislike Both Parties, Remain Split On Midterms

HUFFPOLLSTER: Voters Dislike Both Parties, Remain Split On Midterms

Mark Blumenthal  06.18.2014
President Obama gets increasingly negative marks for foreign policy, while voter preferences for the U.S. House remain closely divided....
HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Skeptical Of Iraq Intervention

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Skeptical Of Iraq Intervention

Mark Blumenthal  06.17.2014
There's little support for renewed U.S. military involvement in Iraq -- but exactly how much depends on how you ask. More pollsters weigh...
Foreshadowing Eric Cantor's Defeat

Foreshadowing Eric Cantor's Defeat

06.17.2014
As with the general electorate, Cantor's problems with Republicans has less to do with policy matter than a vast distance they sense separating...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Clinton Outpolls Obama On Key Issues

HUFFPOLLSTER: Clinton Outpolls Obama On Key Issues

Mark Blumenthal  06.16.2014
Gallup finds the electoral environment for members of Congress at or near all time lows. Americans think Hillary Clinton would do a better...
Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens? You're Probably A Democrat

Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens? You're Probably A Democrat

06.16.2014
While largely choosing positive attributes about cyclists, Republican men were most likely to find cyclists just generally "annoying."...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Americans Still Think Gitmo Should Stay Open

HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Americans Still Think Gitmo Should Stay Open

Mark Blumenthal  06.13.2014
Americans remain opposed to closing Gitmo. More accounts show David Brat worked to increase turnout among 'far right independents.' And...
Why Cantor's Polling Really Failed: The One Where a Pollster Isn't Making Excuses for the Industry

Why Cantor's Polling Really Failed: The One Where a Pollster Isn't Making Excuses for the Industry

06.13.2014
Just as traditionalists once poo-pooed telephone surveys over face-to-face, so too must the modern American political pollster embrace...
HUFFPOLLSTER: How A New Panel Helped Measure America's Polarization

HUFFPOLLSTER: How A New Panel Helped Measure America's Polarization

Mark Blumenthal  06.12.2014
Americans are increasingly polarized. Barack Obama's ratings increasingly look like George W. Bush's did. And here's a data-driven way...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Why Did Eric Cantor's Polling Get It So Wrong?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Why Did Eric Cantor's Polling Get It So Wrong?

Mark Blumenthal  06.11.2014
We take a closer look at why two partisan polls missed Eric Cantor's surprise defeat. Economic optimism is growing. And New Yorkers are...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Public Support Continues For Path To Citizenship

HUFFPOLLSTER: Public Support Continues For Path To Citizenship

Mark Blumenthal  06.10.2014
A majority of Americans continue to support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Republicans trust Fox News while Democrats...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Lean Toward Disapproval Of Taliban Prisoner Swap

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Lean Toward Disapproval Of Taliban Prisoner Swap

Mark Blumenthal  06. 9.2014
Veterans have little sympathy for Bowe Bergdahl. Hillary Clinton has lots of support among Democrats. And Nate Silver updates his (not-yet...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Polls Got The GOP Primaries Right

HUFFPOLLSTER: Polls Got The GOP Primaries Right

Mark Blumenthal  06. 6.2014
The polls get it right in Republican primaries. A majority of Americans say the Constitution supports gay marriage. And people increasingly...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Death Penalty Support Dips Below Majority

HUFFPOLLSTER: Death Penalty Support Dips Below Majority

Mark Blumenthal  06. 5.2014
Support for the death penalty has declined. The Boston Globe will conduct a weekly tracking poll of the Massachusetts governor's race....