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CNBC debate rules could be bad news for some big names

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7:45pm 9/30/2015 at 7:45pm

Republican Presidential candidates wanting a podium on the debate main stage will have to first qualify. CNBC set a 3% polling floor for the upcoming October 28th presidential debate.

There will be an undercard debate, but that too has a polling floor. To qualify for the kiddie table, candid...

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Feelings of Betrayal Driving Republican Primary Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 5:00pm 9/24/2015 at 5:00pm

If anyone is wondering what’s behind the high poll numbers for political outsiders in this election, a new poll from FOX News has possible answers. A startling number of Republican primary voters feel betrayed by the party.

Dana Blanton

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Post-debate Polls: Trump Still Leads, Carly Jumps to Second Place

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/20/2015 at 1:30pm

Following her outstanding performance in the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina has overtaken Ben Carson for second place in the GOP field.  According to a CNN poll released today, both Trump and Ben Carson have lost some support, while Carly has surged from 3% early this month to 15%.

Carly Fiorina shot...

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The Media’s Cycle of Churning Through Candidates, Trump Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 18, 2015 at 4:25pm 9/18/2015 at 4:25pm

For everything that might be wrong with large media outlets, there’s no escaping the control they wield over election cycles. They possess the power to crush White House dreams or make them a reality.

Which is part of why headlines like this are hilarious:

Yesterday, we discussed a report released by the ...

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Polling Update: Wordplay Spells Trouble for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 3:10pm 8/27/2015 at 3:10pm

Quinnipiac University released a new poll today showing a slight shift in the way Democrats perceive their potential field of candidates. The numbers also indicate that those surveyed on the Republican end still crave candidates who by their nature are separated from “business as usual” in Washington.

More from Quinnipiac:

Vice President...

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Rasmussen Poll: Narrative of Hillary’s inevitability tanking

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1:17pm 8/18/2015 at 1:17pm

Polling released by Rasmussen Tuesday show’s the “Hillary meter” dropping dramatically.

Rasmussen explains:

Last month, we introduced this year’s edition of the Hillary Meter to regularly update public perceptions of the f...

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Hillary favorability: Drip, drip, drip …

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:47am 7/16/2015 at 10:47am

Long ago and far away I predicted that the effect on Hillary’s presidential campaign of the multiple scandals would be cumulative.

Since a large portion of the electorate, the younger generation, didn’t know the real Hillary of the 1990s, Hillary’s vulnerability was that the manufactured “nice grandma” and glass-ceiling breaker image of...

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Poll Finds 70% of Americans Believe Media is Biased

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10:00am 7/7/2015 at 10:00am

Media bias is no longer a problem perceived only by conservative bloggers. A Gallup poll last fall found 60% didn’t trust mass media but a new survey from USA Today and the Newseum Institute finds that 70% of Americans believe the media is biased.

Clearly, the scandals of Brian Williams and George...

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Has Israel lost Democratic “opinion elites”?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2015 at 4:15pm 7/6/2015 at 4:15pm

Frank Luntz recently conducted polling of American “opinion elites” attitudes toward Israel.

The results, but not the data, were published in an article by David Horvitz, Editor in Chief of The Times of Israel, Israel losing Democrats, ‘can’t claim bipartisan US support,’ top pollster warns:

Three quarters of highly educated, high income, publicly...

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Scott Walker Leads GOP in New National Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10:00am 6/17/2015 at 10:00am

We interrupt your regular programming about Jeb Bush and Donald Trump to bring you this report ...

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Poll shows Bush, Walker leading the pack in NH

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10:45am 3/28/2015 at 10:45am

Still ten months away from New Hampshire’s primary, and with only one official candidate, this election season is sure to be a horse race. A poll released by Suffolk University Thursday shows Jeb Bush and Scott Walker taking early leads among likely voters.

Conducted between March 21-24, Jeb Bush is the...

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Poll: Most favor higher minimum wage, free community college

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 1:05pm 2/19/2015 at 1:05pm

Even though the all-out battle to “raise the wage” has fizzled, Americans still have workers’ rights on their minds—and polling data shows that they may be more sympathetic to higher wages and more lenient workplace conditions that we previously thought.

A new poll of adult Americans (not just “likely voters”) shows that...

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Gallup: Americans Still Don’t Like Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:30am 10/27/2014 at 7:30am
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Candidates have been criss-crossing their respective districts for well over a year now, laying out their platforms and making promises about how they’ll bring change to the offices they hope to hold.

But judging by Gallup’s latest poll, Americans aren’t necessarily buying what their potential representatives are selling. With just days...

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Alison Grimes repeats: Sure I voted for Hillary, but how dare you ask me about Obama

http://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/Grimes-continues-to-dodge-question-of-who-she-voted-for-279624262.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:59pm 10/18/2014 at 12:59pm
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Let’s face it, Alison Grimes hasn’t been helped by any of her recent missteps regarding whether she voted for Obama.

She repeated the refusal to answer the question on local TV again:

U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to refuse to say who she voted for in the 2008 and 2012 presidential...

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Gallup: GOP Leads on Top Issues

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 8:30am 10/14/2014 at 8:30am

Any reasonable person keeping up with the news cycle knows that Democratic leadership doesn’t inspire much confidence in the American people. Legislation dies in the Senate at the hands of a petulant majority leader; both the IRS and the DOJ have come under fire for targeting Americans based on political affiliation;...

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Messengers of Dem Doom? Gallup finds more voters want to send anti-Obama message

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 6, 2014 at 8:37am 10/6/2014 at 8:37am

According to a recent Gallup poll, voters will be sending a message to President Obama—and it may not bode well for Democrats.

Out of the just over 1000 registered voters surveyed, 32% of respondents said that their vote in the midterms would serve as a message of opposition to Obama; in contrast,...

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Gallup: 60% don’t trust mass media

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:01pm 9/17/2014 at 3:01pm

A new poll by Gallup shows that overall trust in the mass media has bottomed out at its previous all-time low of 40%.

Via Gallup:

Prior to 2004, Americans placed more trust in mass media than they do now, with slim majorities saying they had a “great deal” or “fair amount” of...

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