Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt,  speaks during a campaign rally in Springfield, Mass., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2105. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Media focuses on Trump’s slump in the polls, ignores Carson’s and Sanders’ decline

The media has a message and it’s that Donald Trump’s campaign is in crisis mode. But while they plastered wall-to-wall coverage about the billionaire’s declining poll numbers, they have ignored the similar decline in support for Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Publications including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, and Town Hall, have all […]

Jeb! at 4%: Will he drop out?

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush outlines his energy policy during a visit to Rice Energy, an oil and gas company based in Canonsburg, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

A new poll by Pew Research released Friday shows that former Florida Gov. Jeb! Bush (R) may be going the way of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R). The polling report found that Bush’s support among Republican primary voters has withered to a mere 4 percent. To make matter worse, among the […]

Florida Poll: Trump beats Rubio and Bush, combined

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump holds a Bible as he speaks during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual fall dinner, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Donald Trump’s momentum is sweeping the Sunshine State, where his poll numbers are so high that he now leads Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s (R) combined percentage. Hot Air reported that a poll conducted by Florida Atlantic University on Wednesday showed Trump now leads in Florida with 31.5 percent of likely […]

Poll: Republicans dissatisfied with party efforts, feel betrayed

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A recent Fox poll shows that political outsiders are doing well in the GOP primary. It also may explain why that is. GOP primary voters were asked, since the 2014 midterm elections, if they thought Republicans had “done all they could to block or reverse Barack Obama’s agenda.” Only 30 percent said yes, while 66 […]

Post-debate polls show a shake-up in the GOP

Republican presidential candidates Chris Christie, right, John Kasich, center, and Carly Fiorina enter the stage prior to the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

The post-debate polls are in and show that the “outsider” candidates, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina, are being supported by a majority of Republican primary voters. Polls conducted by Fox News, Bloomberg, Quinnipiac, and CNN/ORC all show that Trump is maintaining his lead, garnering between 21 and 26 percent. Much of Trump’s momentum […]

Poll: Hillary, Jeb seen as having most realistic chance to be president

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When it comes to which candidates Americans view as having a realistic chance at being president, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush fare the best. This is despite how the candidates may have their name working against them. A poll released today from Bloomberg Politics reveals that 47 percent view Hillary as having a realistic chance, […]

Joe Biden overtakes Bernie Sanders in the polls

Vice President Joe Biden waves and smiles to the crowd before speaking at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities' (HBCU) National HBCU Week annual conference, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A Bloomberg Politics national poll released on Wednesday showed that Vice President Joe Biden has overtaken Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as the second choice for Democrats in the 2016 presidential election. While Hillary Clinton is still the favorite, her numbers have slipped to 33 percent. Biden is just eight points behind with 25 percent and Sanders […]

Gallup Poll: Nearly half the population thinks the U.S. government is a threat

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A new Gallup poll released Monday shows that nearly half of the U.S. population views the federal government as an “immediate threat” to their rights and freedoms. A record 49 percent said they feared government overreach. This is the highest number of Americans who have reported feeling threatened by government since Gallup first started asking the question in 2003. […]

Scott Walker isn’t dropping out despite dismal post-debate poll numbers

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Forget the talk about Donald Trump’s drop in poll numbers and Carly Fiorina’s surge. The most telling result out of yesterday’s CNN poll was for Gov. Scott Walker. Once considered a front-runner, he dropped to less than 1 percent following the debate. In an interview with the Daily Caller though, senior Walker adviser Robert C. […]

Poll: Telling post-debate results for candidates

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A new CNN poll which was just released Sunday morning may have some telling results. For one, while still in the lead, Trump is slipping. Right after the second GOP presidential debate, which was hosted by the network, a poll was conducted by CNN/ORC asking voters their thoughts on the candidates and the debate. Just […]

Plurality of Florida voters want Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to drop out

Sen. Marco Rubio, left, (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press) and former Florida governor Jeb Bush. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press)

It may be months before the Republican Primary in Florida, but voters in the Sunshine State are souring on their favorite sons. A new Public Policy Polling report found that 47 percent of Florida voters want former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) to drop out of the presidential race. Similarly, 48 percent said Sen. Marco Rubio […]

Poll: Abortion, guns, immigration increasingly important to voters for 2016

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Don’t discount social issues for the 2016 election. Such issues are becoming increasingly more important to voters than they were in 2012. CNN points out that Democrats may have generally fared better on these issues with public opinion. With their new poll, however, they also add that such results don’t necessarily favor one party over […]

Poll: Trouble for Hillary Clinton continues

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The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll released Monday morning continues the trend of bad news for Hillary Clinton. The poll results showed that 33 percent of voters considered themselves Democrats, 22 percent Republicans, and 35 percent Independents. For those who leaned Democratic, 42 percent said, “if the 2016 Democratic presidential primary or caucus in your […]

Poll: Hillary Clinton losing to Bernie Sanders in Iowa and New Hampshire


Hillary Clinton has long been regarded as the Democratic front-runner. That could all change now with poll results from Iowa and N.H. The two states are the first chance voters have to pick the nominee, and are especially watched closely. A Real Clear Politics average poll shows Sanders polling ahead of Clinton 42.3-34.7. This is […]

20 percent of voters say that a politician’s stance immigration is critical to winning their vote


A new poll by Gallup released on Wednesday confirmed that immigration is turning out to be one of the most important issues in the 2016 presidential election. 20 percent of registered U.S. voters said they would only vote for a candidate who shares their views on immigration. Another 60 percent would consider it one of many important factors […]

Poll: Bad news for Hillary’s favorable ratings


Bad news came for Hillary Clinton in the form of a Gallup poll released Sept. 4. The results show that her favorable ratings are some of her worst yet. Results from Aug. 19-Sept. 1 show that 41 percent of U.S. adults have a favorable opinion of Clinton, compared to the 51 percent who view her […]

Poll: One Republican beats all potential Democrats

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, addresses the summer meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Minneapolis. The dog days of summer are over for Democrats in the field of would-be presidents. And it's also six months into the Clinton email firestorm, sparked by revelations that she conducted government business over a private server set-up in her New York home when she was secretary of state. Her campaign has struggled to manage the outcry, first ignoring it, then pushing back aggressively. Neither strategy has quelled the furor. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

A new poll by SurveyUSA released late Friday night has one Republican beating the three likely potential Democratic nominees Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Vice President Joe Biden, and former Vice President Al Gore. In a head-to-head matchup, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton by a margin of 45 to 40 percent, respectively. […]

Can anybody beat Hillary? Poll shows maybe Carson

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Donald Trump may dominating polls, but it’s Ben Carson who can beat Hillary Clinton. Results from Public Policy Polling released Thursday shows that Carson has the best chance of any of the 17 GOP candidates against Clinton. The results show Carson and Clinton tied at 44 percent. Not only is Carson tied with Clinton, but he comes […]

New poll has non-politicians, Trump, Carson, and Fiorina with a combined 52 percent

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A new poll by Monmouth University released on Thursday revealed that a majority Republican primary voters are supporting non-politicians. Billionaire Donald Trump is leading the field with 30 percent, neurosurgeon Ben Carson is in second with 18 percent, and businesswoman Carly Fiorina is tied for sixth place with 4 percent of the vote. That totals to […]

Poll: Voters would blame GOP for government shutdown

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If the federal government were to face another shutdown, it looks like the GOP would get the blame. Results from a Quinnipiac poll released Monday found that 41 percent of voters would blame the GOP, while 33 percent would blame President Obama and the Democrats. Seventeen percent would place the blame equally. Congress must pass […]