By not revisiting their question language, polling outlets are actually influencing the debate by suggesting there is less support for stronger gun laws than actually exists.
Only small segments of the public pay substantial, sustained attention even to high-profile cases like this one, never mind the particulars of the full reach of the interstate commerce clause, or whether requiring health insurance is akin to mandating consumption of broccoli.
Polling released today confirms recent Republican missteps threaten to damage them with voters of both genders. While women are more interested in the issue, both men and women disagree with Santorum's and Romney's position.
Conservatives and Republicans are already attacking the administration over the new carbon dioxide regulations, but they are doing so at their own peril. When it comes to these new standards, voters are firmly in the White House's corner.
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.