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Despite More Shootings, Americans Are Less Supportive of Tougher Gun Control

Despite More Shootings, Americans Are Less Supportive of Tougher Gun Control

Kathleen Weldon  08.31.2015
Public opinion data over more than 50 years reveals a country ever less willing to restrict gun ownership, even as mass shootings and other...
Republicans Support Outsider Presidential Candidates Over The Establishment, Polls Show

Republicans Support Outsider Presidential Candidates Over The Establishment, Polls Show

Ariel Edwards-Levy  08.31.2015
Non-politicians are having a moment in the Republican primary. It's not just Donald Trump. Since July, two other candidates have seen their...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Support For The GOP Frontrunner Might Just Be Overstated

HUFFPOLLSTER: Support For The GOP Frontrunner Might Just Be Overstated

Mark Blumenthal  08.28.2015
EVIDENCE THAT TRUMP'S SUPPORT OVERSTATED, BUT NOT BY MUCH - Nate Cohn: "Ever since Donald Trump has risen to the top of the polls, Republican...
Rebuilding After Hurricanes: The Public's View

Rebuilding After Hurricanes: The Public's View

Kathleen Weldon  08.25.2015
The first time the public was asked about their willingness to pay to rebuild after a disaster was following the flooding caused by Hurricane...
HUFFPOLLSTER: How Much Are Pollsters Really Getting Paid?

HUFFPOLLSTER: How Much Are Pollsters Really Getting Paid?

Mark Blumenthal  08.21.2015
Most pollsters wish they were paid as well as Donald Trump thinks they are, but FEC filings show that so far few if any are. In an interview...
Why Trump's 25 Percent Is Not Enough

Why Trump's 25 Percent Is Not Enough

Mark Blumenthal  08.18.2015
Two new national polls show Donald Trump continuing to lead in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. But a combination of basic...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Is Bernie Sanders Really Leading In New Hampshire?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Is Bernie Sanders Really Leading In New Hampshire?

Mark Blumenthal  08.14.2015
ABOUT THAT NEW HAMPSHIRE POLL - A new Boston Herald-Franklin Pierce University poll released earlier this week found Sen. Bernie Sanders...
The Public and the 22nd Amendment: Third Terms and Lame Ducks

The Public and the 22nd Amendment: Third Terms and Lame Ducks

Kathleen Weldon  08.11.2015
Obama is prevented from re-election by the 22nd Amendment, which has limited presidents to two terms since 1951. The public is strongly...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans See Progress, Room For Improvement On Voting Rights

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans See Progress, Room For Improvement On Voting Rights

Janie Velencia  08. 7.2015
The Voting Rights Act Turned 50 years old this week but polling shows minority voter participation has a way to go. Views on race relations...
Public Opinion on the Voting Rights Act

Public Opinion on the Voting Rights Act

Kathleen Weldon  08. 5.2015
Public opinion polling on voting rights over the last 75 years show a country united in a desire to see the right to vote protected, but...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup Settles $12 Million Lawsuit Over Calls To Cell Phones

HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup Settles $12 Million Lawsuit Over Calls To Cell Phones

Mark Blumenthal  07.31.2015
Gallup pays millions to settle a lawsuit it says is spurious. Clinton leads among Democratic activists; they love Bernie Sanders but don't...
Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of Business

Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of Business

Janie Velencia  07.30.2015
  WASHINGTON-- Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed many pollsters' fears last week that...
Public Attitudes about  Birth Control

Public Attitudes about Birth Control

Kathleen Weldon  07.28.2015
Fifty years ago, just five years after the FDA approved the first birth control pill, the Supreme Court struck down a Connecticut state...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Are Growing Dissatisfied With Their Party

HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Are Growing Dissatisfied With Their Party

Mark Blumenthal  07.24.2015
Negative perceptions of the Republican party are on the rise...among Republicans. Donald Trump may be leading in national polls, but Walker...