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Polls Show The Supreme Court Blockade Is Hurting The GOP

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats think the GOP blockade of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee will hurt Republicans at the ballot box -- and libera...

Why Does The GOP Want To Bomb Agrabah?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 12.23.2015 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Like one of those towns in Wales that has a name with no vowels and 43 letters, we had to find out a little more about Agrabah. Well, Agrabah only exists in the minds of Disney writers and animators.

People Want To Bomb The Fictional Kingdom In ‘Aladdin,’ But Don’t Panic Yet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

Americans are deeply divided over whether to bomb the kingdom of Agrabah, according to a new poll, with Republicans more likely to be in favor and Dem...

South Carolina Republicans Want Lindsey Graham To Drop Out Of The Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has lost just about all viability as a presidential candidate in his home state, with nearly 8 in 10 Republican primary v...

Bernie Sanders Surpasses Hillary Clinton In New Hampshire Poll

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a 7 percentage point lead over rival Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to ...

This Crowdsourcing Startup Empowers Locals

Dieter Holger | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Americans are frustrated with the powers that be but that doesn't mean they should ignore local issues directly affecting them. In Santa Cruz citizens are proposing solutions to the water crisis with the help of crowdsourcing startup Civinomics. How? With an app of course.

What 2014 Taught Us

Latino Decisions | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Latino Decisions

Results from Latino Decisions' election eve poll are out. So are the media's national exit polls. And, of course, in almost every state and district we now have the final election returns.

Severe Flaws in Polls

Frank A. Weil | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Political polls have become daily news in recent years. It begins to appear that we have put the cart before the horse.

Congress, Conflict and Consequences

Frank Islam | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Frank Islam

The 112th Congress, which ended its term on January 3, 2013, was labeled the "worst" and "least productive" Congress ever by a variety of sources.

Poll's Major Conclusion About Fox News

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.30.2014 | Media

Fox News was once again voted the most distrusted and trust name in news, according to a new poll released Thursday. Public Policy Polling asked p...

House Republicans Opposed To Extended Unemployment Benefits Could Pay The Price In 2014: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

An overwhelming majority of voters are opposed to cutting off extended jobless benefits for the unemployed, a poll revealed on Monday. The left-lea...

Mitch McConnell And Alison Lundergan Grimes In Virtual Tie In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) are in a virtual tie in the 2014 Senate rac...

Poll Finds Conservative Americans Are MORE Offended By Rainbow Flag Than Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new poll released this week points to troubling public perception surrounding the rainbow flag, historically understood as a symbol of the lesbian, ...

How Close Is Wendy Davis To Greg Abbott In Texas Gov. Race?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) is lagging 15 points behind Republican Greg Abbott in next year's race for Texas governor, according to a ...

Most Americans 18-29 Years Old Believe in Demon Possession, Shows Survey

Bruce Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Bruce Wilson

Are Americans becoming less religious? While church affiliation is probably declining, don't expect the atheist revolution anytime soon: Over one half of young Americans now believe in the notion that invisible, non-corporeal entities called "demons" can take control of human beings.

Dems Could Take Back The House, Thanks To The Shutdown: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

A new survey of 25 GOP-held districts shows dwindling favorability for Republican members of the House in the wake of the recent government shutdown. ...

Ryan Grim

Poll: Dems Within Range Of House Takeover | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

A new survey of voters in a dozen Republican-held districts indicates that the government shutdown has made the House increasingly vulnerable to a Dem...

Poll Reveals Grim News For GOP-Led State

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Two years after ranking in the top ten of a nationwide poll assessing states' favorability, North Carolina's standing appears to be slipping. A Th...

Surprising Number Of Louisiana Republicans Blame Obama For Katrina Response

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

A large number of Louisiana Republicans think President Barack Obama is to blame for the federal government's poor response to Hurricane Katrina, acco...

Poll: New Candidate Could Shake Up Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Democrat Michelle Nunn is still little known to most in Georgia, but she is narrowly leading or tied with seven possible GOP rivals in the 2014 United...

George Zimmerman For President?

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Recently, Public Policy Polling included George Zimmerman -- the man acquitted of charges surrounding the 2012 killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin ...

Why the GOP Is Running Into a Political Box Canyon -- And Political Marginality

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

On issue after issue, the GOP has veered far from the mainstream of the American electorate. Worse, they are swimming upstream against a tide of changing demographics.

Candidate's Fake Poll Gives Him Big Lead

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

It's not uncommon for campaigns to take issue with the results of polls, or to counter by releasing more favorable internal numbers. But Republican...

Alaska's Sens. Begich, Murkowski see big drop in approval ratings

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

A new poll shows a sharp decline in the approval ratings of both Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski over the last c...

1 In 5 Republicans Still Think Obama The Antichrist: Poll

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

How many Americans still believe in global conspiracy theories, UFO landings and the notion that President Barack Obama is the Antichrist? More than y...