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Mitch McConnell Isn’t Very Popular

With a margin of error of approximately 4 points, a new poll of Kentucky voters shows that only 17 percent are committed to reelecting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Twice as many Kentucky voters say they will vote against U.S. … Continue reading

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Poll: 64 Percent of Republicans Are Birthers

Poll any segment of society and you’ll find that a not-insignificant portion of people believe in a wide range of conspiracy theories, but apparently the idea that President Obama is a secret-Kenyan usurper is especially popular among Republicans. [A] new … Continue reading

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Still Skewed

Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s 2014 campaign manager on the recent PPP poll that found him to be the least favorably viewed senator in the country. It speaks volumes that even a liberal Democrat pollster with an agenda to make … Continue reading

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Colbert for Senate

According to a new poll from Public Policy Polling, Stephen Colbert is the most popular choice to replace Senator Jim DeMint. Colbert is the choice of 20 percent of registered South Carolina voters polled, Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) sees 15 … Continue reading

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Can’t Leave the Bubble

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a simple majority vote on the national debt limit today, a vote which McConnell himself requested. Also — according to a new Quinnipiac University poll, President Obama’s … Continue reading

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Poll: No One Approves of Republican Leaders in Congress

I have reservations about citing Gallup, but even if their numbers are off by a few points, this is still really bad for Republicans and great for President Obama. 27 percent of Americans approve of the way Republican leaders in … Continue reading

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Because ACORN!

You have to hand it to ACORN. Even though the organization dissolved several years ago, they’re still somehow managing to steal elections. 49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found … Continue reading

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These Colors Don’t Run

In other news, a new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling found that 25 percent of Republican voters want their state to secede from the Union. Not-coincidentally, that’s approximately the same number of people who believe George W. Bush was … Continue reading

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Majority Blame GOP for “Fiscal Cliff” Failures

According to a new Washington Post/Pew Research Center poll, a majority of Americans will blame the Republicans if negotiations ultimately fail. via TPM The latest Washington Post/Pew Research Center poll shows that 49 percent of Americans do not think an … Continue reading

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Chicken Little

Artist – Daryl Cagle In other news, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, fear of the great evil Obamacare has plummeted after the election. Also — the Office of Personnel Management announced today that all intermittent or temporary FEMA disaster … Continue reading

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Pollsters: The Winners and Losers

According to Fordham University’s Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy, Public Policy Polling tied itself (PPP) as the most accurate pollster. via Daily Kos 1. PPP (D) 1. Daily Kos/SEIU/PPP 3. YouGov 4. Ipsos/Reuters 5. Purple Strategies 6. NBC/WSJ 6. … Continue reading

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The Effeminate Wizard Got It Right

And he’s being properly rewarded for it. According to Fortune, sales of Silver’s book have skyrocketed. Sales of the book, “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – but Some Don’t” shot up 850% on Amazon.com during … Continue reading

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431 Ways to Win

The New York Times’ new interactive electoral victory chart is a must see. According to their calculations, President Obama has 431 paths to victory, Mitt Romney has 76, and 5 paths result in a tie. This falls in line with … Continue reading

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Swing State Polls 4 Days Out

The latest swing state polls via Political Wire. Colorado: Obama 46%, Romney 46% (Reuters/Ipsos) Colorado: Obama 50%, Romney 46% (Public Policy Polling) Colorado: Obama 47%, Romney 45% (Denver Post/SurveyUSA) Florida: Obama 48%, Romney 46% (Reuters/Ipsos) Iowa: Obama 49%, Romney 45% … Continue reading

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Undecided

Artist – John Cole In other news, a new poll from the Associated Press finds that “explicit anti-black attitudes” have risen from 48 percent in 2008 to 51 percent today. 56 percent of those surveyed also displayed implicit anti-black sentiments.

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I Approve This Message

Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, President Obama is reportedly beating Mitt Romney in text-message donations by a margin of 73 to 1. There was a lot of good news for the Obama campaign today in regards to polling.

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Apology Tour

Artist – David Fitszimmons In other news, a federal appeals court has blocked the state of Indiana from defunding Planned Parenthood. Over the weekend, Arizona was also prohibited from defunding Planned Parenthood. There’s still two weeks left to go, but … Continue reading

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BBC: The World is No Fan of Romney

What does the rest of the world think of Mitt Romney? The answer is not much. A BBC World Service opinion poll has found sharply higher overseas approval ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney. An … Continue reading

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70 Percent of Latinos Prefer President Obama

According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll, President Obama is currently leading Mitt Romney among Latino voters by 45 percent. Obama leads Romney 70 percent to 25 percent among likely Latino voters (and 69 percent to 23 percent … Continue reading

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Skewed

The temporary bounce Mitt Romney enjoyed after the first presidential debate, and the brief period during which the polls miraculously became “unskewed,” is beginning to fade. Today’s Gallup daily tracking poll shows that the president’s job approval rating has rebounded … Continue reading

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