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Friday Talking Points -- Getting Ready For Obama's Big Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This was a busy week in politics, as the Republicans in the new Congress began a bout of legislating and President Obama ramped up his agenda in preparation for next Tuesday's big speech to Congress and the country.

Obama's Lead Widening Against Romney In Colorado: Poll

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

With less than 45 days left before the election, a new poll released on Sunday by Public Policy Polling gives President Barack Obama a six-point lead ...

The Attack on Election Forecasting Straw Men

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

In recent days, journalists, bloggers, and commentators have reared up to bash a fictitious conventional wisdom about election forecasting.

Clinton Outperforming Obama In Surprising Poll

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton performs better than President Barack Obama in a speculative matchup against frontrunning GOP presidential contende...

WATCH: Arianna On Why Obama Should Embrace 'The Vital Center'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna visited "The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell" Wednesday evening to discuss Obama's recent bump in polling and where she hopes to see the pre...

Dan Froomkin

Obama's Social Security Talk Is Turning Voters Off, Pollsters Say | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's apparent willingness to consider cuts in Social Security benefits may be winning him points with Washington eli...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Gets Modest Lame-Duck Poll Bump | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Did President Obama get a bump in the polls after the successes of the congressional lame-duck session? While only a handful of pollster...

Newsweek Poll: Obama Approval Jumps, Dems More Fired Up

Newsweek | David A. Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite doom-saying about Democrats' chances in the midterms, the latest NEWSWEEK Poll (full results) shows that they remain in a close race with Repu...

Jason Linkins

Obama Keeps Saying He Hates Polls But He Depends On Them (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As you may have observed, the Obama administration -- like all administrations -- is pretty disdainful of polling. Speaking at a White House press br...

Sam Stein

Obama Mocks Polls But Spends More On Them ($4.4M) Than Bush Did | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Julian Hattem During his daily press briefing on July 13, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was peppered with questions ab...

Voters Still Back Obama

Politico | Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did you hear that this week would determine the fate of Barack Obama's first term? Or was it next week? The political and media establishment has c...

President Obama: The Reality Show

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

This is the first administration to fuse iterative, real-time lifestyle coverage with the star power of a true celebrity politician. So far, it is working.

Pollsters Increasingly Important To Shaping White House Message

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Barack Obama works to sell the American people on a sweeping agenda of domestic spending and policy changes, he's relying on three men wh...

Sam Stein

A Message To Obama: Study Mandela | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of America's most prominent and well-respected pollsters has a piece of advice for Barack Obama: study Nelson Mandela. Stan Greenberg, who helped...

Sam Stein

Dem Pollster: "I've Never Been Less Worried" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stan Greenberg, the pollster who aided Bill Clinton's run to the White House in 1992, said he was far more confident about Barack Obama's chances than...

CNN Poll: Obama Doubles Lead In Colorado, Makes Gains On Map

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the road to the White House run through the Rocky Mountains? A new state poll in Colorado suggests that Barack Obama has doubled his lead over Jo...