California Voters Overwhelmingly Support Reduced Penalties for Illegal Drugs

By: Tuesday April 12, 2011 4:25 pm

Three out of every four California voters support reducing the criminal penalty for possession of a small amount of illegal drugs for personal use, according to a new poll from Lake Research Partners.


Toxic Shock: Poll Confirms Social Security Cuts Are Still Political Third Rail

By: Friday November 19, 2010 5:22 pm

Cutting Social Security benefits, either directly or by raising the retirement age, is deeply unpopular. No Democrat should even entertain the notion, especially given that the trust fund currently solvent for the next two decades, and the public is clearly behind the more progressive alternative to dealing with any future shortfall.

Poll Gives Democrats and Obama Cause for Worry – Now, and in 2012

By: Monday September 27, 2010 10:30 am

Voters are effectively split dead even on which party in Congress would be better able to create jobs. Among likely voters, 44 percent think Congressional Republicans would do a better job, while 45 percent think Congressional Democrats would. Trailing in the generic ballot and dead even when it comes to the dominant issue with voters is a recipe for serious Democratic losses this November.

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