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John Kasich's Experience Will Win Him GOP Nomination in July

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Margaret Hession

John Kasich will indeed be the Republican nominee elected at the Cleveland Convention. And he will be elected because of experience that no other candidate can bring to the table. He will also win the general election in November.

Barack Obama Has Left the Building

Mario Almonte | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Mario Almonte

The President of the United States is tired. Barack Obama, who came into office with so much hope and promise in 2009, is now simply marking time in the White House, steeling his resolve against years of bitter, relentless defeats that have stripped away his once-inspiring loftiness of purpose.

Want To Revive Our Republic? Then Read the Constitution

Christopher Phillips | Posted 12.15.2014 | Home
Christopher Phillips

If thawing out our republic and getting it back on a vibrant track can be achieved without any changes whatsoever to our Constitution, as I've asserted in my last blogs, why haven't we done so already?

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2014 | Home
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

Phenomenology in the Real World: From Default Thinking to Sensemaking

Max Benavidez | Posted 05.24.2014 | Home
Max Benavidez

By taking the holistic nature of cultural context and its relationship to emotional resonance regarding products and how and why we make decisions, Madsbjerg and Rasmussen developed what they call the sensemaking method.

Ukraine 2014 Is Grenada 1983

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 05.04.2014 | Home
Sarwar Kashmeri

Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Grenada some 100 miles from the United States.

Mark Blumenthal

Rasmussen Reports Founder Unexpectedly Out The Door | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

Scott Rasmussen has left the automated-polling company that bears his name, according to a news release posted by the company on Thursday...

Congressional Approval Can't Get Much Lower

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

Just 6 percent of voters give Congress a positive job rating, according to polling released Wednesday. One percent think Congress is doing an excel...

WATCH: Shocking Treatment To Rare Form Of Epilepsy Requires Removing Half The Brain

Posted 02.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Imagine having a child with a rare neurological disease -- and then being told that removing half the brain is the only treatment. This was the case f...

John Boehner Wins Dubious Honor

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.22.2012 | Home

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) now ranks as the least popular member of top congressional leadership, according to polling released Friday by Ras...

Election 2012: The Wisdom of the Crowd

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 01.26.2013 | Home
Leighton Vaughan Williams

While an expert may know more than anyone else in the room, he is unlikely to know more than the room as a whole, to be wiser or cleverer than the crowd.

America Will Be Sober in the Morning: Why Obama Will Win

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

America is already sobering. Come Wednesday, Obama will no longer be an embattled incumbent, just President Obama once more. Romney will still be Romney.

Who Is Winning the Race for the White House?

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Home
Leighton Vaughan Williams

The conventional wisdom is that the betting markets are pointing to the re-election of the president while the polls apparently have Mitt Romney as the narrow favorite. So what's the evidence?

Skewed Polls Nonsense

Simon Jackman | Posted 09.28.2012 | Home
Simon Jackman

Set against this context, it is not unreasonable to ask if the polls could be wrong. But based on the evidence, it would be unreasonable to conclude that the polls are giving us a qualitatively incorrect impression of how the election is shaping up.

Obama's Biggest Lead Over Romney Since March

Simon Jackman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home
Simon Jackman

A key question is whether the Obama surge in national polling is showing in the swing-states? With the conventions behind us, we can expect more swing state polling this week and beyond.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Democrats Blast Poll That Shows Their Candidate Ahead | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.23.2012 | Home

Even by Washington's political-spin standards, the reaction to two new polls has been a little strange. On Tuesday, conservatives expressed outrage...

Rasmussen: 56% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization; 58% if it's in Pharmacies

Russ Belville | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Russ Belville

The latest public opinion poll to ask Americans about legalizing marijuana like alcohol and tobacco shows 56% agree with the idea, according to Rasmussen Reports. The support for marijuana legalization rises if it is to be sold only in pharmacies.

Global Warming: Fox News Separates Fact From Fiction

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home
Bill Chameides

Fox News called the three-and-a-half-minute segment "Climate Change Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction" -- an apt name because as far as the science is concerned, there's very little that could be characterized as fact, and a whole lot that could pass for fiction.

Public Sector Workers Happier Than Those In Private Sector: Gallup

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2015 | Home

Recently in a survey, nearly one in three expressed dissatisfaction with their jobs. But according to the Gallup-Healthways survey, it's private-secto...

An Ally in America

Anders Fogh Rasmussen | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Defending the values of freedom, democracy, and the rule of law is vital to all of us. These values form a bond between Europe and North America that has been the bedrock of post-Cold War stability in all our nations.

Amanda Terkel

Poll: Majority Want U.S. Troops Out Of Afghanistan Within A Year | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- On the same day that Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that America would continue to have a military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2...

Mark Blumenthal

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

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

Mark Blumenthal

Pollster's Leading Questions On Wisconsin Standoff | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Amid the ongoing protests and legislative standoff in Wisconsin, a new automated Rasmussen Reports survey purports to show more American...

Most American Voters Disapprove Of Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though the cable companies, advocacy groups and politicians have been battling fiercely over net neutrality, a new poll shows that most voters do not ...

Mark Blumenthal

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

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