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Poll: Primary Noise Aside, GOP Is Not an Anti-Climate Monolith

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.02.2016 | Green
Keith Gaby

It doesn't mean that we stop talking about climate change - that would be a mistake - but we can begin to reach out where we agree.

Democrats Failed to Tell Their Story

Mike Lux | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

What Democrats failed to get in 2014 is that every election is now a national election, and the party with the stronger narrative -- the party on offense, not defense -- will win most of the competitive races.

Sam Stein

Obamacare's Numbers Improve In Republican Districts | Sam Stein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act continue to shift in the law’s favor, even in Republican-held congressional districts, a new ...

Measuring GOP Extremism: What Carville and Greenberg's Latest Polling Reveals

Joe Conason | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Joe Conason

It is becoming increasingly plain that the most formidable obstacle to national progress and global security is the Republican Party -- and specifically the extremist factions that currently dominate the GOP.

Is There No Price to Be Paid?

Stan Greenberg | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Stan Greenberg

We would all benefit from listening to the voters who may be trying to tell us something about what is happening in Washington and the U.S. Congress. Maybe there is a price to pay for not trying to help our country meet its challenges.

America Will Be Sober in the Morning: Why Obama Will Win

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

America is already sobering. Come Wednesday, Obama will no longer be an embattled incumbent, just President Obama once more. Romney will still be Romney.

Prominent Democratic Strategists Relieved At Survey On Obama Economic Message

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of warning President Barack Obama that his message on economic success could be off-putting to voters, Democratic strategis...

Poll: Progressives Prefer Elizabeth Warren Over Hillary Clinton In 2016

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

A survey of attendees at this week's Take Back the American Dream conference in Washington, D.C. revealed that 59 percent of them want a female presid...

Jordan Howard

Voters Don't Like Either Party | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For politicians of both parties, the hits keep coming. Two new polls this week provide more evidence that, heading into the 2012 electi...

Jordan Howard

Obama And GOP Face Angry Electorate | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A poll by a Democratic firm reveals the precarious situation facing incumbents of both parties heading into the 2012 election. The po...

Mark Blumenthal

Pollster Urges Democrats To Face 'Real Economy' | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A prominent Democratic pollster has a blunt warning for the Party: Despite a turn in economic growth and job creation statistics, Americ...

Why Any Deal to Cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid Would be a Moral, Economic and Political Disaster

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Those who wring their hands about the long-term budget deficit act as if the deficit problem is intractable, and conveniently forget that only a decade ago President Clinton left office with federal surpluses as far as the eye could see.

Mark Blumenthal

House Democrats Face Long Odds in 2012 | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll of 50 competitive congressional districts by the Democrat-sponsored polling organization Democracy Corps finds "the new Repub...

If Obama Moves Right He Loses Everybody -- and Everybody Loses

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A new poll on jobs and the economy has a clear message for the president and his party: Stand up for jobs, and protect Social Security and Medicare. The results couldn't be clearer. But is the White House even listening?

The Voters' Message: Manufacturing a Solution

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Voters know that punishing currency manipulators, dealing boldly with violations of international trade rules, and ending tax incentives to outsource jobs would help reverse the decline of American manufacturing.

How Democrats Can Win 2010 Elections -- Step 7: Recommit to Step 3

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

The only thing voters should care about is who has the best plan to move forward, and our greatest advantage is we have a plan and the Republicans don't.

Polls, Research Show Dems Can Win Talking Trade (GOP too)

Lori Wallach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lori Wallach

Recent polling shows that anger about U.S. job-offshoring and "free trade" has become a powerful election issue nationwide - across stunningly diverse...

What If Democrats Could Just Say What They Believe?

Spencer Critchley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

Too many Democratic candidates are unable to make clear, simple statements of their heartfelt convictions -- it's not that they don't have them, they just can't say them.

Poll: Democrats Slipping on National Security

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

After 9/11 and Iraq, Dems are falling back in national security against Republicans again, which considering the successes of the Obama administration in Pakistan and against al Qaeda, is maddening.

Teabaggers Out Of Touch, New Study Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg and strategist James Carville have set their sights on the Republican base, exploring the conspiracy theories fueli...

Projection TV: Real Americans Watch Fox News

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Conservatives -- or "Real Americans" -- are easily threatened, and view those outside their tribe with suspicion. Those outside their tribe don't deserve a lot: especially not the right to vote.

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Driven By Bizarre Ideology, Not Racism, Report Finds | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Stan Greenberg and fellow Democratic researchers launched a study of the conservative Republican world's reaction to President Obama, he figured ...

The Missing Story in Democracy Corps' Analysis of the Conservative Right

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The study is certainly worth reading in full, but I wanted to address Democracy Corps' dismissal of a "racial element" in this hard-core right wing opposition to Obama.

State of the Union Update

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

No, we are not doing any live-blogging tonight, though I might post a thought or two via Twitter. Also, I will update this post later tonight with lin...

Barack Obama is the LeBron James of the Democratic Party

Frankie Sturm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frankie Sturm

Political gains that are heavily dependent on a single personality are easy to reverse. Bush was the most popular man for a year after 9/11. When his stock fell, so did that of the his Party.