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  • Iowa Poll: Trump Takes Huge Lead Over Walker

    07/31/2015 12:36:54 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 42 replies ^ | 7/3172015 | Courtney Coren
    Billionaire Donald Trump is blowing away his nearest competitor, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, 2-to-1, in a poll of Iowa Republican voters released Friday by Gravis Marketing on behalf of One American News Network. Trump has a 15-point lead over Walker in the poll taken of 227 registered Republican voters in the Hawkeye State, asked Wednesday who among the GOP candidates for president they would vote for if the caucus were held today. The results, according to the poll: •Trump, 30.9 percent •Walker, 15.4 percent •Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, 10 percent •Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, 7.2 percent •Former Arkansas Gov....
  • Trump towers in fresh poll (almost 30%)

    07/31/2015 11:05:54 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 211 replies ^ | James Oliphant
    Donald Trump has something new to crow about. The latest numbers from the Reuters/Ipsos five-day tracking poll has boastful billionaire as the presidential choice of almost 30 percent of Republicans surveyed—a stratospheric mark given the fragmented presidential field. He’s hitting a new high with the first Republican debate just days away: Aug. 6, in Cleveland, Ohio, where coverage of Trump before, during, and after the contest is likely grow even more feverish given the new numbers. Trump’s current surge–he’s been gaining strength meteorically all week, according to the poll–has knocked his closest rival, Jeb Bush, back behind him by almost...
  • Karl Rove: Let's Put Trump's Poll Numbers in 'Perspective'

    07/30/2015 1:56:50 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 130 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 01:26 PM | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Donald Trump's poll numbers are good, political analyst Karl Rove conceded Thursday, but he urged viewers to put the numbers into "a little bit of perspective." "He has been in the race for six weeks,"..."He has had a good move up, a good bump up, but we've seen this before. "Look, there will be a lot of movement in this race. It is really still early." And even though Trump is topping the polls as far as Republicans who would support him, his favorability ratings are suffering, Rove said. -snip- However, pointed out Rove, "30 percent of the Republicans say...
  • Rasmussen: Trump Should Be Front and Center at GOP Debate (Trump 26%, Walker 14%)

    07/30/2015 12:29:21 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 46 replies ^ | Loren Gutentag
    As the first Republican debate for the primary season is quickly approaching, Rasmussen Reports says that businessman Donald Trump, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are guaranteed seats on the A-stage on Aug. 6. Rasmussen's first national survey of likely Republican voters shows that Trump is ahead with 26 percent support, while Walker is in second with 14 percent and Bush has 10 percent of the vote — making them the top three leaders. While there are 13 remaining major Republican candidates, Fox News is only opening the Aug. 6 debate to the top 10 as...
  • Trump Tops GOP By Wide Margin, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; But Dems Trump Trump In General

    07/30/2015 9:09:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    With 20 percent of Republican voters, Donald Trump is the clear leader in the crowded Republican presidential primary field, but he trails any of three leading Democratic contenders by wide margins in general election matchups, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Trump's 20 percent is the largest tally for a Republican contender in any national poll by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. Behind Trump are Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker with 13 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with 10 percent. No other Republican tops 6 percent and 12 percent are undecided. Trump also tops the "no...
  • Reuters Poll: Trump Leads Republican Presidential Race with 25 Percent (Jeb 12%)

    07/29/2015 4:31:24 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 62 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 06:38 PM
    Billionaire Donald Trump has taken a commanding lead in the race for the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential nomination with the support of 25 percent in a Reuters/Ipsos poll, giving him a double-digit advantage over nearest rival Jeb Bush. The poll shows Bush, the former Florida governor, trailing at 12 percent. It is a huge jump for Trump, who announced his candidacy for the November 2016 election six weeks ago - and this despite the criticism political rivals leveled at him for remarks this month belittling the military service of Senator John McCain, the party's candidate in 2008. -snip- Trump, a...
  • Donald Trump touted a poll that said he'd be an 'unmitigated disaster' against Hillary

    07/29/2015 12:07:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/29/2015 | Colin Campbell
    Real-estate magnate Donald Trump has vowed for weeks that if he wins the Republican presidential nomination, he would win the Latino vote in the general election. On Wednesday morning, he touted a poll he said confirmed his predictions. "Public Policy Polling (PPP) has just come out with a major poll putting me #1 with Hispanics - leading all Republican candidates," Trump tweeted. "Told you so." However, the polling company responded on Twitter by noting the survey Trump highlighted also found him widely trailing among Hispanic voters in the general election: _________________________________________________ PublicPolicyPolling ‎@ppppolls Trump trails 61 to 28 with Hispanics...
  • Shock poll: Donald Trump leads Jeb Bush 26-20% … in Florida (Is this for real?)

    07/29/2015 10:41:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 117 replies
    For the first time this year, Donald Trump tops a state poll of GOP presidential candidates in Florida. A St. Pete Polls survey released on Wednesday shows the New York businessman with 26 percent support, with Jeb Bush in second place with 20 percent. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in third place with 12 percent, and Marco Rubio is in fourth place with 10 percent. He’s followed by Dr. Ben Carson at 5 percent, Ted Cruz and John Kasich at 4 percent, and Rand Paul at 3 percent. 16 percent are unsure or are supporting another candidate not named in...
  • POLL: Trump Leads GOP Field Among Hispanics, Records 34% Favorability

    07/28/2015 10:11:17 PM PDT · by proust · 79 replies ^ | July 27, 2015 | Tim Dionisopoulos
    Tweet from Ann Coulter: @AnnCoulter: .DonaldTrump leads w/ Hispanics. Christie, who supported in-state tuition 4 illegals -scrape bottom.
  • Donald Trump now holds the biggest New Hampshire lead of any GOP candidate this year

    07/28/2015 11:12:12 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 22 replies
    vox ^ | July 28, 2015, 12:50 p.m. ET | Andrew Prokop
    When Donald Trump soared to the top of national polls earlier this month, Republicans had one hope — at least he wasn't yet leading in any early states! He is now. The past two polls of the New Hampshire GOP primary have both shown Trump in first place, and not by small margins. NBC/Marist shows him leading Jeb Bush by 7 points, and Monmouth University shows him up by 12.

    07/27/2015 1:55:42 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27,2015 | ALEX SWOYER
    The only female GOP presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett Packard CEO, is ranking in the top ten among the GOP presidential candidates in two national polls. Fiorina has often been critical of the female Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and has said she wants the opportunity to debate Clinton. Public Policy Polling released a new national poll last week, which has Fiorina tied for sixth place with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)96% and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)93% . The PPP listed the GOP candidates in the following ranking: Donald Trump with 19% Scott Walker with 17% Jeb Bush with 12% Dr....
  • Polls: Donald Trump Way out in Front; Ted Cruz Surges Underneath, Marco Rubio Keeps Sinking

    07/26/2015 9:59:18 AM PDT · by VinL · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/26/2015 | Matt Boyle
    Call it failure to launch for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 80%as, despite a minor bump in the polls a month or so after his April presidential campaign launch, the 44-year-old junior senator from Florida is now officially relegated to the middle of the pack—where he’s been unable to climb out. Virtually every major pollster has shown Rubio’s chances at being a serious contender for the GOP nomination slipping away... Rubio was supposed to be the golden boy who could woo the donor class but still excite the grassroots. He’s succeeded in winning over lots of big-money backing, with billionaire donors...
  • Trump Leads in New Zogby Poll

    07/26/2015 5:25:23 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 62 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 26, 2015 | John Zogby
    Riding a wave of non-stop publicity, a new poll this past week shows mogul Donald Trump solidly in first place among likely Republican primary and caucus voters nationwide. The new Zogby Analytics poll of 256 likely voters was conducted online July 22-23 shows Mr. Trump leading with the support of 20% of those polled. He is followed by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush with 16%, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker 12%, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul 9%, neurosurgeon and author Dr. Ben Carson 7%, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee 6% each, Texas Senator Ted Cruz 5%, New...
  • Your take on Donald Trump? (vanity)

    07/26/2015 1:47:00 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 61 replies
    July 26, 2015 | me
    Trump is on the move, no doubt about it. So what's your take on the man? If you're in the mood, answer the question posed in post #1, along with your reasoning.
  • NBC News/Marist Poll July 2015 New Hampshire Questionnaire

    07/26/2015 12:03:35 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 22 replies
    NBC/Marist ^ | 7/26/15 | Marist
    If the 2016 Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are (including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate): Donald Trump 21 Jeb Bush 14 Scott Walker 12 John Kasich 7 Chris Christie 6 Ben Carson 6 Marco Rubio 5 Ted Cruz 5 Rand Paul 4 Mike Huckabee 3 Carly Fiorina 2 George Pataki 2
  • Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads 'movement'

    07/26/2015 10:20:32 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/26/2015 | John Whitesides
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll released on Sunday, edging rival Jeb Bush and gaining support from Republicans in the last month despite a series of controversial statements. Trump was backed by 18 percent of Republicans in the CNN poll, which was conducted entirely after his July 18 criticism of Republican Senator John McCain's war record. His lead over Bush, a former Florida governor who was at 15 percent, was within the poll's margin of error. "There is a movement going on. This is...
  • Who are your top 3 GOP picks?

    07/25/2015 5:55:38 PM PDT · by MNDude · 184 replies
    Who would you want to see for the GOP nomination? List your top three choices in order.
  • Donald Trump still ahead of the GOP pack: You OK with that? (Poll at source)

    07/25/2015 7:47:54 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 72 replies ^ | Leada Gore
    It turns out the rumors of Donald Trump's demise in the wake of comments about former prisoner of war John McCain were greatly exaggerated. A new Economist/YouGov poll shows the bombastic billionaire remains on top of the GOP presidential poll. Trump has 28 percent support, followed Jeb Bush at 14 percent, Scott Walker at 13 percent, Ben Carson at 7 percent and Rand Paul at 5 percent. *snip* So what's the takeaway? Here's what YouGov said: "There is clearly a core group of registered voters who identify as Republicans that has coalesced around Trump's tough talk and proposals. He is...
  • MSNBC Poll: Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public? poll Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?
  • Donald Trump Surges To Commanding Lead In Post-McCain Backlash Poll

    07/24/2015 1:20:45 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 105 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 24, 2015 | John Nolte
    While his favorability rating took a hit, a new poll shows that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s comments about Senator Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)’s war record are not the silver bullet many in the GOP and media hoped. A YouGov poll taken after Trump’s ill-considered remarks show his support among Republican voters has surged by double digits and well-ahead of Scott Walker and Jeb Bush, his two closest competitors. During the week of July 4-6, Trump was in first place, with 15% choosing the billionaire businessman over the rest of the field. Bush sat at 11%, which tied with Kentucky...
  • Donald Trump's support remains high following John McCain controversy(YouGov:Trump 28% Walker 13%)

    07/24/2015 12:01:26 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 70 replies
    YouGov ^ | July 24, 2015 | Kathy Frankovic
    Donald Trump leads the GOP presidential field again this week, though controversial remarks about Sen. John McCain may have dented his popularity among Republicans Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican contest for the 2016 presidential nomination doesn’t appear to have been slowed much – at least not yet – by the recent controversy over his criticisms of Arizona Sen. John McCain’s war record last weekend. In fact, although Trump’s favorable ratings among Republicans have declined, he is still ahead – and far ahead – when Republicans are asked to choose among the 16 currently announced candidates. In last week’s poll,...
  • YouGov poll: Veterans view Trump more favorably than they do McCain

    07/24/2015 8:58:57 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 23,2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    What makes those numbers even more amazing is that veterans are outliers on this. Among the wider public, McCain’s favorable rating is 40/45 while Trump’s is 34/60. You tell me: Why don’t vets prefer McCain, even as the lesser of two evils? One theory is that veterans tend to be conservative, which means they have many years of political grievances against ol’ Maverick piled up. If that were true, though, we should see McCain struggling among Republicans generally. We don’t. His favorable rating among GOPers is 57/36, slightly better than Trump’s at 57/39. Another theory: Maybe vets appreciate Trump for...
  • Would you vote for Donald Trump if he wins the Republican nomination? ( Poll )

    07/23/2015 6:28:24 PM PDT · by sushiman · 217 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 7/16/15 | Right Scoop
    Trump now at 80+ % yes .
  • Poll: Clinton trails top Republicans in battleground states

    07/22/2015 5:51:07 PM PDT · by familyop · 4 replies
    CNN ^ | July 22, 2015 | Eric Bradner
    Hillary Clinton trails three top Republican presidential candidates in head-to-head matchups in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia, a new survey shows. The latest Quinnipiac University swing state polling released Wednesday shows the Democratic frontrunner trailing former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in each of those states. The biggest loser, the polls found, is Donald Trump, who has surged to the front of a crowded Republican primary field nationally but is viewed unfavorably, by almost a 2-to-1 margin, by voters in those states. The results offered more indications that Clinton has a problem: Voters...
  • Clinton In Trouble In Colorado, Iowa, Virginia, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll

    07/22/2015 3:58:06 PM PDT · by familyop · 22 replies
    Quinnipiac University ^ | 22 July, 2015 | Staff, Quinnipiac University
    Clinton gets markedly negative favorability ratings in each state, 35 - 56 percent in Colorado, 33 - 56 percent in Iowa and 41 - 50 percent in Virginia. The worst favorability ratings for any Democrat or Republican in the presidential field belong to Trump: 31 - 58 percent in Colorado, 32 - 57 percent in Iowa and 32 - 61 percent in Virginia...Walker gets a 35 - 25 percent favorability rating in Colorado...Walker gets a 38 - 23 percent favorability rating from Iowa voters...Walker gets a 36 - 26 percent favorability rating in Virginia.
  • Francis' image in the US: Popular but not as before

    07/22/2015 2:34:31 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Vatican Insider ^ | July 22, 2015 | ANDREA TORNIELLI
    Gallup has conducted a poll on the Pope's popularity, two months before he is due to visit New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Francis’ favourability rating in the US has dropped since February 2014 He is still popular, but not super-popular as he was a year ago. This is the picture that emerges from a poll conducted in the US between 8 and 12 July by consulting company Gallup. The results were published on Wednesday 22 July, just two months before Francis is due to arrive in the US, where he will be visiting New York, Washington and Philadelphia after his stop-over...
  • What do you think about this that Donald Trump did?

    07/22/2015 12:28:10 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 68 replies ^ | Greta Van Susteren
    Was Donald Trump giving out Senator Lindsey Graham's cell phone number on the air crossing the line?
  • : Trump Leads GOP Field with 22% in New Post-Iowa Poll; NO DROP After McCain Remarks

    07/22/2015 5:03:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/21/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    “New poll: Trump 22, Bush 15, Walker 12. We did NOT see Trump’s numbers decline after his attacks on McCain -” Wilson wrote about details of the survey, including an important observation that Trump has gained support from an earlier poll taken this month, passing Jeb Bush who has lost support. “The Morning Consult survey, conducted July 17 through July 20 among 1,978 registered voters, includes a subsample of 754 self-identified Republican and Republican-leaning voters who say they will participate in the party’s presidential nominating contest, for a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points. “There is...
  • Poll: Trump surges to big lead in GOP presidential race

    07/20/2015 2:25:44 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 128 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | July 20, 2015 | Dan Balz and Peyton M. Craighill
    Businessman Donald Trump surged into the lead for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, with almost twice the support of his closest rival, just as he ignited a new controversy after making disparaging remarks about Sen. John McCain’s Vietnam War service, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Support for Trump fell sharply on the one night that voters were surveyed following those comments. Telephone interviewing for the poll began Thursday, and most calls were completed before the news about the remarks was widely reported. Although the sample size for the final day was small, the decline was statistically significant....
  • Walker first, Trump second in Iowa Poll

    07/20/2015 11:56:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 20, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker leads a crowded field of Republican presidential contenders in the early voting state of Iowa, according to a new Monmouth University poll of likely caucusgoers. Walker takes 22 percent in the poll released Monday, a double digit lead against all other GOP candidates with the exception of businessman Donald Trump, who has 13 percent support. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson (8 percent), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (7 percent), Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (7 percent) and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (6 percent) follow behind. The poll was conducted amid Trump's controversial comments Saturday in Iowa, in which...
  • Trump surges in Fox Poll

    07/16/2015 4:22:59 PM PDT · by WENDLE · 76 replies
    Fox news ^ | 7/16/2015 | Fox News
    Trump 18% Walker 15%
  • Poll finds Hispanic disapproval of Trump rhetoric on illegal immigrants

    07/16/2015 7:46:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 16, 2015 | Dan Balz and Peyton M. Craighill
    As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump travels the country issuing strong condemnations of illegal immigrants and the government of Mexico, Hispanic voters are listening — and they don’t like what they are hearing, according to a new survey. The Univision News Poll, conducted by the independent research firm Bendixen & Amandi International with the Tarrance Group, shows that 7 in 10 Hispanic registered voters say they have an unfavorable impression of the New York businessman. Nine in 10 Hispanics say they have heard about Trump’s comments and, when read specific remarks, nearly 8 in 10 say they find them offensive.
  • Yes, Trump Tops GOP Poll, But Would Lose to Hillary

    07/15/2015 11:37:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 07/14/2015 | Michael Warren
    Businessman and TV personality Donald Trump tops the latest Suffolk University/USA Today poll of the Republican presidential primary. Trump has 17 percent support among likely GOP primary voters nationwide, edging out former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 14 percent. The remaining candidates earn support in the single digits. But while Trump currently reigns in the primary, he would lose double-digits against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. In a head-to-head match-up, Clinton would beat Trump 51 percent to 34 percent, according to the poll. "Clinton was not as strong in matchups against other Republicans," according to the Suffolk press release. "Bush was...
  • GOP Poll: Trump Leads Everyone. Seriously.

    07/15/2015 10:17:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies ^ | July 15, 2015 | Daniel Doherty
    On the heels of Monmouth UniversityÂ’s recent polling offering, which showed Donald Trump in second place with 13 percent of the total vote, a new USA Today/Suffolk University survey released on Tuesday indicates that we have a new Republican frontrunner. To quote a famous 90s hit classic, say it ainÂ’t so: Donald Trump has surged to the top of a crowded Republican presidential field, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, but the brash billionaire is also the weakest competitor among the top seven GOP candidates against Democrat Hillary Clinton. In the nationwide survey, Trump leads at 17% and former Florida...
  • Trump Leads in New Poll, Making GOP Sweat

    07/14/2015 11:23:48 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | 14 July 2015 | Rob Garver
    The polls have been very kind to Donald Trump in recent weeks, and Monday was no exception, as Monmouth University released its monthly poll of Republican presidential voters. ... The real headline in the Monmouth survey is that the general public dislike of Trump, even among Republican voters, seems to be dissipating. To put it out there from the beginning: the Monmouth poll is not as statistically robust as some other national polls, with a margin of error of 5.4 percent on a sample of 336 respondents. However, when it comes to the month-over-month change in Trump’s favorability ratings, the...
  • Freep a Poll!(Do think we should give drivers licenses to murderous drug lords?)

    07/14/2015 3:26:05 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies ^ | 7-14-15 | Headline of the Day
    Do think we should give drivers licenses to murderous drug lords? Yes I don't know. No
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you support sanctuary cities?)

    07/09/2015 1:27:19 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies ^ | 7-9-15 | Washington Examiner
    Do you support sanctuary cities? yes no unsure
  • The GOP frontrunner: Donald Trump? (YouGov Poll)

    07/09/2015 10:35:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 95 replies
    YouGov ^ | July 9, 2015 | Kathy Frankovic
    Trump leads the GOP pack this week, though few think he will win the nomination The Republican horserace continues to be a contest of multiple candidates – with frontrunners sometimes ahead by only a few points, and no one dominating the race. In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, businessman Donald Trump leads among Republicans, ahead of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
  • Freep a Poll! (Does it matter that Hillary Clinton lied about Benghazi?)

    07/08/2015 4:06:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies ^ | 7-8-15 | Headline of the Day
    Does it matter that Hillary Clinton lied about Benghazi? No. Everybody lies. I don't know. Yes. It proves we can't trust her.
  • Sanders and Trump are making the race a lot more interesting

    07/05/2015 6:51:59 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 2, 2015 | Paul Waldman
    according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field with an average of 13.6 percent support, nosing out Jeb Bush at 13.3. Yes, that difference is essentially meaningless, and yes, those are very small numbers to begin with. But it’s still alarming to see Trump’s name at the top of the list, to say the least.
  • Freep this Democrat poll on their candidates!

    07/05/2015 10:26:48 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 6 replies
    Progressive Change Campaign Committee ^ | 7/4/2015 | Progressive Change Campaign Committee
    The Survey is HERE
  • Poll: 70 percent of Americans believe news media is intentionally biased

    07/05/2015 5:47:43 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 3, 2015 | Eddie Scarry
    Nearly three quarters of Americans believe the news media reports with an intentional bias, according to a new survey. The 2015 State of the First Amendment Survey, conducted by the First Amendment Center and USA Today, was released Friday. It shows that only 24 percent of American adults agree with the statement that "overall, the news media tries to report the news without bias," while 70 percent disagree. When the question was asked last year, 41 percent agreed, a 17-point difference. [Snip] Other findings in the survey: • 38 percent agree that business owners should be required to provide services...
  • BOFFIN: Will I soon be able to CLONE a MAMMOTH? YES. Should I? NO

    07/04/2015 1:40:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies ^ | ,3 Jul 2015 at 09:28, | Lewis Page
    It will definitely be possible within the foreseeable future to bring back the long-extinct woolly mammoth, a top geneticist has said. However, in his regretful opinion such a resurrection should not be carried out. The assertion comes in the wake of a new study of mammoth genetics as compared to their cousins the Asian and African elephants, which live in warm habitats very different from the icy northern realms of the woolly giant. The new study offers boffins many revelations as to the differences which let the elephants and mammoths survive in such different conditions. “This is by far the...
  • National Primary Poll: Hillary Clinton at 75%

    07/03/2015 6:41:18 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 42 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 06/22/2015 | NBC
    Hillary Clinton: 75% Bernie Sanders: 15% Jim Webb: 4% Martin O'Malley: 2% Lincoln Chafee: 0%
  • Freep a Poll! (Are many illegal aliens criminals?)

    07/03/2015 4:46:23 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies ^ | 7-3-15 | Headline of the Day
    Are many illegal aliens criminals? No No lo sé Si
  • Support Grows for States to Ignore the Federal Courts

    07/03/2015 8:47:57 AM PDT · by B Knotts · 74 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 7/3/2015 | Rasmussen Reports
    Following last week’s controversial U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage, voters believe more strongly that individual states should have the right to turn their backs on the federal courts. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 33% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe that states should have the right to ignore federal court rulings if their elected officials agree with them. That’s up nine points from 24% when we first asked this question in February. Just over half (52%) disagree, down from 58% in the earlier survey. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey...
  • 54% Think Mexico Should Compensate U.S. for Costs of Illegal Immigration (30% say Mexico is ally)

    07/02/2015 4:24:15 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | May 06, 2013
    President Obama met with Mexican President Enrique Peńa Nieto late last week to discuss ways to reduce violence and drug trafficking along the border and stressed his continued support for immigration legislation that provides a pathway to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants now in the United States. (SNIP) A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 30% of Americans view Mexico as an ally of the United States.
  • Sanders rolls, doubles support in Iowa, Clinton below 60% for first time

    07/02/2015 6:25:04 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 2, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    Populist Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is on a roll, more than doubling his support in Iowa where the Democratic race is coming down to the independent against Hillary Rodham Clinton, with others like Vice President Joe Biden and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley becoming irrelevant. In a new Quinnipiac University poll of likely Iowa caucus-goers released Thursday, Clinton continues to lead, 52 percent to 33 percent for Sanders. That is a huge jump for the outspoken Sanders. In a May poll, it was Clinton by a margin of 60 percent to 15 percent.
  • Why Is Donald Trump Polling So Well?

    07/01/2015 12:54:57 PM PDT · by Mariner · 108 replies
    National Journal ^ | July 1st, 2015 | By Lauren Fox
    July 1, 2015 Macy's is ditching him, NBC has let him go, and Univision refuses to broadcast his famed beauty pageant. But American voters are still entertaining the idea of President Donald Trump. In a Republican presidential field rich with esteemed governors and senators, tough-talking businessman Trump has managed to rise in the polls to be a top-tier candidate even after he elicited controversy for his statements about Mexican immigrants during his campaign announcement. A CNN/ORC poll released Wednesday showed Trump had 12 percent of the vote among Republicans and Republican-leaners, second only to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who...
  • Walker Maintains Lead in 4th Kristol Clear Straw Poll ...Fiorina gets a boost

    06/29/2015 12:35:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    TWS - The Weekly Standard ^ | June 22, 2016 | JIM SWIFT
    Over the past few months, the boss has conducted an unscientific straw poll to ask newsletter subscribers and TWS blog readers their top three choices for the 2016 GOP nominee. This morning, he sent out the results, and Scott Walker has maintained his lead. Here's an excerpt from the newsletter: Last but not least: the results of our straw poll. First, a caveat: The last newsletter appeared just before Donald Trump got in the race, so he wasn't on the list of candidates. He nonetheless got a fair number of write-in votes (he ended up with 2% of the first...