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My Bias Against Measuring Bias

Margie Omero | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Margie Omero

We'll need far more than a single question to decode the role gender has in Clinton's political fortunes. We would need to control for party, and mask that we're investigating bias. Because if voters are viewing Clinton through the lens of party, rather than gender, perhaps that may be progress after all.

Nearly Everyone Supports These Two Key Police Reform Proposals

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics

Americans agree across party lines on some proposed police reform policies, according to the results of a Washington Post/ABC News poll released last ...

A Record Number Of Americans Don't Like Their Own Member Of Congress

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Most Americans aren't going to miss Congress while it's on summer break. A majority 51 percent of Americans disapprove of their own congressional r...

Poll Finds Challenging Midterm Backdrop For Democrats

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

The 2014 elections are continuing to shape up as tough for Democrats, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll released Tuesday. The survey fou...

New Poll Spells Potential Trouble For Democrats' Midterm Chances

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama's approval rating remains mired in the mid-40s, and there are signs his unpopularity could weigh on Democrats this November, a ...

Americans Think Republicans Are Out Of Touch, But Plan To Vote For Them Anyway

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Americans overwhelmingly consider Republicans to be out of touch, and they trust them less than Democrats on the issues -- but that doesn't mean the G...

Post-Shutdown Polls Find Americans Angry, GOP Majority Potentially Vulnerable

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

The aftermath of the government shutdown leaves the public angry and profoundly anti-incumbent, according to two polls released Tuesday morning, which...

Poll: Less Support For Syria Military Action Than For Past Conflicts

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Americans are far less likely to support military action in Syria than they have been in the past 20 years to endorse other interventions, including t...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

POLLS: The American People Really Don't Want To Bomb Syria | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

Americans remain widely opposed to U.S. military airstrikes in Syria, two new polls show, with voters skeptical of President Barack Obama's case for i...

Americans Critical Of Major Supreme Court Decision

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

Americans have mixed feelings about the Supreme Court's latest rulings, with a majority disapproving of its opinion on the Voting Rights Act, but in f...

Obama Viewed As 'Strong Leader,' Favored On Key Issue, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama enters the debt limit talks with largely the same set of advantages he enjoyed during the fiscal cliff debate: relatively stron...

Romney Favorability Hits Record High

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's favorability rating reached a new high of 47 percent in an ABC/Washington Post poll released Tuesday. The number represents a slight ris...

And America's Most Popular Tech Brand Is...

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology

If the tech world were a high school, Google, apparently, would be crowned prom queen. According to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Ap...

Time for Progressives to Stand Up Proudly for Government

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Government is not always the solution, any more than it is always the problem. But in many cases, progressives know that it is more efficient, more effective and more consistent with the values of a democratic society.

VP Debate Tonight: Which Palin Will We Get?

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The "hockey mom from Alaska" is anything but an average mom or a six-pack gal toting an ambition-of-unusual-size. She can be the queen of mean or the princess of cute, depending on the weapon required.