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Pakistan's Bhutto Dynasty Reconsidered

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 06.11.2012 | World
Saleem H. Ali

The Pakistan Peoples Party seems incapable of finding leaders outside the Bhutto clan. Why must there be a glass ceiling for leadership in the party that carries disproportionately more power?

Arthur Delaney

Voters Think It's 'Inhumane' To Put A Dog On Top Of The Car | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most voters think it's "inhumane" to put the family dog in a kennel on the car roof for a long trip as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Ro...

Colbert Leads GOP Candidate In New Poll

Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: During an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, Huntsman responded to the poll results. “Well when I was on his show recently he promised ...

Mark Blumenthal

One More Iowa Poll Shows Photo Finish | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest poll of Iowa's likely Republican caucus-goers provides more evidence of a race headed toward a photo finish, with Ron Paul, M...

Mark Blumenthal

Who's On First? Iowa Polls Disagree | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At first glance, two new polls of likely Republican caucus-goers released on Wednesday appear to tell very different stories: One shows ...

Mark Blumenthal

New Iowa Poll Shows Paul Holding Lead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first new poll of likely Republican caucusgoers in Iowa since the Christmas holiday shows little change. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) con...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Have More Good News For Gingrich | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First it was Donald Trump. Then Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain all took turns surging to first or second place in nationa...

Mark Blumenthal

New Poll Shows Warren Surging | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a week after Democrat Elizabeth Warren launched her campaign for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, a new automated poll shows ...

Bipartisanship Post-Labor-Day: P3s and a National Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

An Infrastructure Bank and other public-private partnership initiatives can spur private investment in the physical, social, health and human services, traditional and renewable energy, and mining projects necessary to create jobs.

Mark Blumenthal

GOP Polls: Perry Surges Ahead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three new national polls released on Wednesday show Texas Gov. Rick Perry rocketing ahead of Mitt Romney and the rest of the announced c...

Are Primary Polls Missing Young Voters?

Kristen Soltis Anderson | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Kristen Soltis Anderson

I can certainly accept the premise that young people are less interested in the race at this point, but had never thought of this as a reason for them to be under-represented in a polling sample.

Buyers' Remorse Over New GOP Governors

Margie Omero | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

Voters across the country have buyers' remorse about the Republicans they elected to office. The big stands House Republicans have taken so far--defun...

Mark Blumenthal

Trump's Polls: A Reality Check | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump a 2012 presidential frontrunner? Seriously? That was the way many pundits reacted last week when NBC News and the Wall S...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls: Wisconsin Polarized But Leaning Toward Unions | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A automated telephone poll conducted this week in Wisconsin by the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) largely confir...

The Bottom Line On Bottom Up Growth: Look Beyond Washington

Dan Carol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Carol

We can do more for less by better linking entrepreneurs to financing, and building nontraditional networks that connect innovators, suppliers, and customers across traditional geographies.

Pakistan Deserves the Opportunity to Succeed

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Terrorism will always make headlines, but given the political jockeying in Pakistan, many media groups are running alarmist, nearly hysterical headlines predicting the imminent doom of Pakistani democracy.

Pakistan's Tea Party

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Pakistan's wealthy conservatives, much like their counterparts in the US, claimed that any tax on the wealthy would simply be passed down to the poor in the form of price increases, despite the exemption of essential items.

Mark Blumenthal

Likely Voters: How Statewide Pollsters Choose Them | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six years ago, I spent much of late October writing about how pollsters screen, model and otherwise select the "likely voters" they inte...

Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet By One, Hickenlooper Up By Five In PPP Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

24 hours before election day, the Colorado Senate race is still locked in a dead heat, and John Hickenlooper is maintaining a slight lead over America...

PPP's Latest Poll Has Tancredo Within Three Points Of Hick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new poll from Public Policy Polling (PPP) has American Constitution Party Candidate Tom Tancredo trailing Democrat John Hickenlooper by just three p...

Pakistan Taking the Wrong Lessons From American Politics

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Pakistan looks to the US for lessons in how to play politics. Some of these have been positive. But other, uglier parts of American politics are influencing a polarization in Pakistan's politics as well.

John Hickenlooper Up 14, Tancredo Consolidating Republican Support In Latest PPP Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The latest round of polling from Public Policy Polling (PPP) shows Democrat John Hickenlooper beating his closest rival, American Constitution Party c...

Is China Serious About Major Economic Reform? Probably Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Is China wrong to make economic reforms so slowly? Probably not. Despite having become the world's second largest economy, China is still a poor country on a purchase power parity (PPP) basis.

Mark Blumenthal

PPP to Poll for Daily Kos | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Markos Moulitsas, who first fired his former polling partner Research 2000 in June and subsequently filed suit alleging that polling conducted by that...

General Kayani's "Silent Coup" in Pakistan: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

I am the Afghanistan Blogging Fellow for The Seminal and Brave New Foundation. You can read my work on The Seminal or at Rethink Afghanistan. The view...