The people of New York want marijuana to be legalized. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, 57 percent of New York voters support allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Only 39 percent oppose legalizing marijuana possession.
|By: Jon Walker Monday February 10, 2014 11:02 am|
Recreational pot has legally been on sale in Colorado for over a month. Now that the voters of the state have had a chance to fully experience the implementation of the new law they remain convinced they made the right decision back in 2012.
|By: Jon Walker Friday January 24, 2014 12:53 pm|
President Obama started to see a real drop in his job approval rating when it become clear the problems with the federal exchanges were more extensive than first thought.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday January 21, 2014 3:35 pm|
There are now several polls confirming that the bridge scandal is doing serious damage to Gov. Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) standing
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday December 10, 2013 7:25 pm|
Obama’s job approval rating has been on a steady decline since the beginning of October and is now the lowest ever in the history of Quinnipiac’s polling. Only 38 percent approve of how he is handling the job of president while 57 percent disapprove. Obama has even lost the backing of young people (41-49) who used to be one of his strongest groups. And the damage is not limited to the president.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 13, 2013 2:15 pm|
I thought nothing could undo the self-inflicted political damage needlessly shutting down the government for weeks. I’m now prepared to admit I was wrong. Apparently, the other party demonstrating unimaginable incompetence by failing to implement their big signature law which they actively lied about is nearly as damaging.
In the past month Democrats had turned what was a nine point lead over Republicans in the generic ballot into a tie.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 13, 2013 8:30 am|
The country has been remarkably patient with the problematic rollout of Healthcare.gov, but it appears that after more than a month of glitches that patience has worn out. Support for President Obama and his signature law has dropped noticeably in the latest Quinnipiac poll.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 10, 2013 5:28 pm|
I know I’m probably sounding like a broken record but this really is a major political story. I’ve never seen a party needlessly do so much damage to itself in less than a month with nothing of substance to show for it. The Republicans party seems to have come unmoored from even the basic political concerns, which has traditional kept things running during divided government.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 1, 2013 7:25 am|
The early results are in and it is clear this government shutdown fight is doing significant damage to the Republican Party. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Democrats now have taken a massive nine point lead in the generic ballot.
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 23, 2013 10:35 am|
It has now been eight months since Amendment 64 officially went into effect in Colorado and the voters remain happy with their decision to legalize marijuana. Direct experience with legalization caused no noticeable change in opinions on the issue in either direction.