For many observers, the key to its outcome is in the pens of the five Republican-appointed justices who, it is thought, are far more likely than four Democratic-appointed justices to strike down the law, passed by Congress in 2010.
If a bunch of loose correlations are enough to call Mr. Obama a Muslim, then you might as well declare Thomas Jefferson to be a Muslim too!
Republicans hope to turn high gas prices into electoral gains, but voters don't yet blame Obama for skyrocketing prices and more think Democrats will do a better job than Republicans on energy.
Yesterday a poll was released saying some astronomical percentage of Republicans in the deep south think the president wasn't born here, or he's a Mus...
Republican women may have flirted with Rick Santorum, but they're now less interested in going all the way. In the early contests, Santorum did better with women than with men. Now, his early strength with women has become a weakness.
"I mean, asking survey questions is our bread and butter. I always felt folks enjoyed giving their opinions about all sorts of things. But now, to find out that they hate what we do -- well, as you might think, it's depressing."
Birth control coverage may be controversial in Washington, but it's not controversial with voters overall. Subsequent polling continues to show this to be true.
A Quinnipiac Poll released today shows men more likely to think the GOP candidates understand the problems and needs of women. Women, however, know better.
Republicans like to say their current primary fight is "just like" the 2008 primary between Obama and Clinton -- but it's just wishful thinking.
Today a Congressional hearing ignited when House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (CA) refused to seat a female witness after hearing an all-male panel of birth control coverage opponents, calling the witness unqualified.
It's 2012, but to hear the Right talk about birth control, and "emotional" women in the workforce and the military, one might think we're trapped in Downton Abbey's 1914.
I think Romney is now facing a likability problem nationally, even as he excels in the Republican primary.
What will happen in the general election if Romney is the nominee is anyone's guess. I suspect that Republican conservatives will line up behind Romney, but they will not do so enthusiastically, as the low voter turnout in contested states thus far shows.
Today, Univision/ABC/Latino Decisions released a national survey of Latinos, with a larger sample of Florida Latinos. But the poll has a clear flaw in how primary voters are defined.
The latest New York Times/CBS poll shows that all the remaining Republican candidates are unpopular with voters nationally. No wonder Republican primary voters continue to be dissatisfied with their choices.
The public face of the Romney campaign is projecting power and trying to coalesce the GOP faithful around him. But neither primary win has been convincing, and their ballyhooed anti-Obama referendum evaporated.