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Bill Mcinturff

Health Insurers' New Campaign to Create Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The campaign of fear, uncertainty and doubt -- or FUD, to use its acronym -- continues to this day against the Affordable Care Act, and it will be waged in coming months by cynical politicians who believe it will be the surest way to win votes in November.

ACA Impact on the Midterms: Hart & McInturff Weigh-In

Mike Smith | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

Peter Hart, chairman of Peter D. Hart Research and Bill McInturff, CEO of Public Opinion Strategies, held court at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington on w...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls: Tea Party Roadblock To Budget Compromise | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

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

Sam Stein

AHIP Pollster Interrupted By Singing Troupe Of Protesters | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican pollster Bill McInturff was the keynote speaker on the final day of the America's Health Insurance Plans's state issues conference on Frida...

Health Care Reform: It's About Community, Stupid

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Hegedus

Here in Sweden, forsaking your neighbor is the unforgivable sin. Even if you let the state do the caring, even if you never smile at them, you do not forsake them.

Sam Stein

Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican half of the bipartisan team of pollsters behind a new, controversial poll on health care has longstanding ties to the health insurance ...

Don't Shoot the Pollsters

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My National Journal column for the week, on criticism of questions asked by the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll over the last few months on a public opti...

Health Care Costs vs. Coverage: Part II

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My National Journal column for this week expands on my post from last week that reviewed the inconsistent results from polls that push Americans to ch...

When Does Gravity Begin for Obama?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last week, Nate Silver flagged an intriguing question in the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll: When you think about the current economic conditi...

McCain's Top Pollster: Wright Attacks Wouldn't Have Worked

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's top pollster, Bill McInturff, said this evening that attacking Barack Obama over his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright would not ha...

Sam Stein

McCain Pollster Explains Loss, Calls Frank Luntz A Moron | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chief pollster for John McCain's presidential campaign offered a candid diagnosis of how his candidate was done in, on occasion reserving harsh wo...