Obama and GOP Both Hit Record Lows

By: Thursday October 31, 2013 5:00 pm

It seems almost everyone and everything in Washington has become less popular in the past month.


Shutdown Tanking the Republican Brand

By: Friday October 11, 2013 7:40 am

The Republican party’s brand is now the lowest it has been in the roughly 20 years NBC has being polling. Only 24 percent of the country has a positive opinion of the Republicans party and 53 percent have an unfavorable opinion.

Majority Concerned Domestic Surveillance Will Go Too Far

By: Friday July 26, 2013 6:40 am

The revelations about the size and scope of the NSA’s domestic spying programs via Edward Snowden appears to be having a real impact on public opinion. The latest NBC/WSJ poll found that majority of Americans are concerned the government will go too far

First Time in Over a Year Democrats and Republicans Are Tied in the Generic Ballot

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 8:55 am

This is especially good news for Republicans because they don’t even need to win more votes than the Democrats to make real gains in Congress next year. Because of gerrymandering in the House and a 2014 Senate map that heavily favors Republicans, the GOP has a massive built in advantage next year. As long as they simply remain close to Democrats they have a chance to pick up seats.

On 40th Anniversary Roe v. Wade More Supported Than Ever

By: Tuesday January 22, 2013 10:20 am

It has been 40 years since the Supreme Court handed down the Roe V. Wade decision and support for it among the American people has never been higher, according to a new NBC/WSJ poll.

Race Tied Nationally but Obama Still Leads in Ohio

By: Monday October 22, 2012 8:02 am

While it is mathematically possible for Romney to win without Ohio it would be very difficult. Ohio remains Obama firewall even as nationally his lead slips.

Opinions About Obama Improve

By: Wednesday September 19, 2012 4:00 pm

In addition to President Obama currently leading in the national and swing state horse race polling, voter’s opinions about him across several metrics appear to be improving. The polling shows Obama’s job approval numbers, approval numbers on the economy, and favorability rating are the highest they have been in months.

Obama Maintains Small National Lead Before GOP Convention

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 8:00 am

Despite media attention to issues about Mitt Romney’s tax returns, the selection of Paul Ryan, and of course a media fire storm around Rep. Todd Akin’s rape comments, the state of the Presidential race at the national level remains remarkably consistent. Two new national polls show Obama holding on to a modest but narrowing lead.

Obama Loses the Change Mantle

By: Friday April 20, 2012 8:06 am

Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign theme was “change we can believe in” but after three years of leading the government which has only grown more partisan Obama has lost the change mantle to Mitt Romney.

GOP Presidential Primary Has Been a Republican Brand Killer

By: Monday March 5, 2012 10:05 am

The Republican presidential primary has had a seriously negative impact on both the GOP brand and that of front runner Mitt Romney. The contest has given many more Americans an unfavorable opinion of the Republican Party, while Romney’s unfavorability rating has been steadily increasing despite his spending millions to define himself.

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