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Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama Approval Rating Holds Steady

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

A new national poll finds Obama approval at 47 percent, about what other surveys have been measuring for the last few months. Many Republicans are con...

Natalie Jackson

The Real GOP Front-Runner Is 'Undecided'

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

The real front-runner for the 2016 Republican New Hampshire primary has a surprising name: Undecided. That’s the key finding in a Suffolk Univer...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Favor A Nuclear Deal With Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

Polls find support for a nuclear deal with Iran, but by varying margins. Clinton's support drops in three swing states but she still runs ahead in Ohi...

Janie Velencia

Republican Candidates To Enter A Tight Primary Race In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

There are a lot of potential hats in the ring to be the 2016 Republican candidate, and two new state polls suggest that New Hampshire voters have not ...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Ted Cruz Sees Recognition Bump

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

Ted Cruz gets a bump in recognition after announcing his candidacy. Hillary Clinton's standing among Democrats is higher now than in 2007. And swing s...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Are More Ready Than Ever To Elect A Female President

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

Americans of all parties are more ready for a female president than they were four years ago. In New Hampshire, more Republicans are pro-choice than p...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obamacare Expands Coverage For Latinos

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

Obamacare has increased health coverage for Latinos, yet one in four remain uninformed about ACA marketplaces. Ted Cruz falls ideologically in line wi...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Grow More Positive About The Environment

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

With the greater focus on climate change, Americans have grown more positive about the overall quality of the environment and less concerned about thr...

Mark Blumenthal

How Wrong Were 2014 Polls, Really?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

The following is an excerpt from a chapter on the state of the polling industry in The Surge: 2014's Big GOP Win and What It Means for the Next Presid...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Cruz Faces An Uphill Primary Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

Ted Cruz faces an uphill battle given resistance from party elites and an exceptionally extreme ideology. Americans are opposed to changes to Medicare...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Ted Cruz Starts Far Behind In Polls

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Ted Cruz starts with weaker poll numbers than any presidential nominee since the 90s. And 'fracking' divides Americans. The email controversy made for...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Model Forecasts 'Dead Heat' In UK Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

We're teaming up with four academics to forecast the U.K. elections. Americans want an overhaul of the tax system. And sometimes a what-if map makes e...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Poll Shows Uptick In Obamacare Favorable Rating

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

The Kaiser Family Foundation finds an uptick in favorable impressions of the ACA. Pollsters begin to explain what they think went wrong in Israel. And...

Janie Velencia

Andrew Cuomo's Approval Rating Drops To New Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Just a few months into his second term, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) faces his lowest approval rating since assuming office, according to a new Quin...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Where Israel's Polls Missed (And Where They Didn't)

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

Israel's pre-election polls miss the mark. Americans continue to be more sympathetic and supportive to Israel. And back in the U.S. another poll shows...

The American Public and Israel

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

Do Americans support their government's policy toward Israel, and have their feelings changed over the years? From the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research archive...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Democrats and Republicans Agree On Iran Nuclear Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

A majority of Democrats and Republicans support nuclear negotiations with Iran. Trust drops for Clinton. And Americans are split over concern of gover...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: What The Polls Predict For Israel's Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

As poll-watching eyes turn to the Israeli elections, the uncertainty of coalition math makes it difficult to predict the ultimate winner. First reacti...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Clinton Favorability Still Highest Among Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

Despite some erosion, Hillary Clinton's favorable rating still bests those of the other 2016 contenders. Polls show challenges for Jeb Bush but may no...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Views Of Government Just Get Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

Americans' confidence in their government falls. Life has gotten more challenging for the middle class. And the fundamentals point to another close pr...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFPPOLLSTER: Clinton Email Controversy Spurs Negative Facebook Chatter

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

The Clinton email controversy leads to more interaction and a more negative tone about her on Facebook, but are attitudes changing? Democrats sour on ...

Janie Velencia

Most Republicans Can't See Themselves Voting For Chris Christie

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

Not too long ago, polls suggested that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could be a viable candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. However,...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Jeb Bush Faces GOP Resistance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

Americans want change more in 2016 than they did in 2008, but they're not sure they'll get it. Jeb Bush meets with resistance from the GOP. And the Cl...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's What Voters Think Should Happen To Brian Williams

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

More voters than not want Brian Williams back at NBC News. Republicans divide over Jeb Bush. And there is more than one way to assess Scott Walker's e...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Growing Support For Same Sex Marriage Among 'Fastest Ever Measured'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

A venerable academic survey confirms the dramatic rise in support for same-sex marriage. Reports of Scott Walker's electability may be overstated. And...