Category Archives: Polling

Chris Christie – worst governor ever

On a day when a story appeared in papers throughout the country showing Gov. Christie bullying some guy who heckled him at a baseball game, it was sweet to read that a new poll by Marist shows his approval rating … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Sen. Elizabeth Warren look safe for reelection

Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker  and Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren are well positioned to win reelection next year, according to a WBUR poll* just released. It indicates 55 percent of registered voters in the state view Warren favourably, which … Continue reading

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Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller will need to fight like hell to keep his seat

A new poll shows Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller in a virtual tie with Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen in the 2018 Senate race. It may too early for polls to mean much, but it has to give Heller something to … Continue reading

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News from New Jersey – all bad for Republicans

A new poll by Quinnipiac finds that the race for New Jersey governor may be over before it’s really had a chance to start with Democrat Phil Murphy well ahead of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno by a margin of 55 … Continue reading

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MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki: GOP headed for trouble in the midterms (video)

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When will Trump’s bumbling impact the support of his base (if ever)?

This will be the story of the day, at the very least, which is that Trump “revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. … Continue reading

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Sen. Sherrod Brown for President

There is little doubt that the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 is wide open. Or maybe it’s just that having recently elected a grossly unqualified buffoon to the top job, we’ve had to reframe what it means to … Continue reading

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Speculation on Dennis Kucinich running for Ohio governor

The Dayton Daily News ran a piece last week speculating that former Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who once upon a time was Cleveland mayor and then a presidential candidate, might run for Ohio governor. More recently he’s been working on “the … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore to run for Session’s Senate seat

Roy Moore, a man for whom the separation of church and state is someone’s idea of a sick joke, announced yesterday that he will be resigning from his position as the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in order … Continue reading

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Is Elizabeth Warren running for President in 2020?

Alexander Bolton at The Hill has a piece out today which argues Sen. Warren is doing all the things one with White House aspirations should be doing. Warren has a book out about fighting for the middle class; she is … Continue reading

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How big should the Democrat’s tent be?

This question never seems  to go away, especially for Democrats. How big should the tent be? Or, put another way: What is the range of ideological perspectives that can/should be accommodated within the party? Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md) said on … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Scott could run for U.S. Senate

Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is term-limited. It is widely believed he is angling to run against Democratic Senator Bill Nelson in 2018. Trump has certainly been encouraging Scott to run. A Florida Chamber of Commerce poll in March had … Continue reading

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Clinton campaign doesn’t like unsourced smear. Shocking

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