Support For Abortion Rights Grows As Extremist Views Harden

A new poll finds that public support for abortion rights is increasing, but it also shows growing support for extreme views at both ends of the spectrum.

Even Most Republicans Disagree With Trump On Transgender Military Ban

A new poll finds increasing support for transgender rights, even among Republicans.

They’ve Got XCIX Problems, But Arabic Numerals Ain’t One

Amusing results, and a history lesson, in a new poll

Biden Leads Warren In Massachusetts In New Poll

A new poll shows the former Vice-President leading Senator Elizabeth Warren in her home state.

Majority Of Americans Support Transgender Rights On Bathroom Access, Other Issues

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans support equal rights for transgender Americans, with only Republicans disagreeing with that position.

Biden Solidifies His Lead Over The Democratic Field

Former Vice-President Joe Biden continues to hold a strong lead over his rivals for the Democratic Presidential Nomination.

Some Democrats Still Upset About Biden’s Vote In Favor Of Iraq War AUMF

A new poll indicates that at least some Democrats continue to hold Biden’s 2002 vote in favor of the Iraq War.

Biden Jumps To Big Early Lead In South Carolina

More good news for Joe Biden, this time out of South Carolina.

Strong Economy Could Bolster Trump Heading Into 2020

If the economy remains strong, then Democrats could find it harder to beat the President than they thought.

Is America “Ready” For A Gay President?

Despite poll numbers suggesting otherwise, one political analyst suggests that the United States may not be “ready” for a gay President.

Small Majority Of Americans Favor Abolishing The Electoral College

A new poll finds that a small majority of Americans support abolishing the Electoral College, but that’s not nearly enough to make any change in how we elect Presidents possible.

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Sex and 2020

The latest CNN poll raises some questions about gender bias.

A Cautionary Message For Democrats In Latest Poll Numbers

New poll numbers suggest that Congressional Democrats need to be careful about how aggressively they pursue their investigations of the Trump White House.

Trump Job Approval Largely Unaffected By Mueller Report

The President’s latest job approval numbers show little sign of movement in the wake of the release of the Mueller report

Joe Biden Gets Post-Announcement Poll Bounce

There’s some very good news for Joe Biden in the first polls taken after he entered the Presidential race.

Majority Says They Won’t Vote For Trump In 2020

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans say they won’t vote for President Trump in 2020. but that’s only half the battle for Democrats

Trump In Trouble In Texas?

A new poll shows President Trump struggling against four of his potential 2020 challengers. Should Republicans be worried and Democrats elated? It’s too early to tell.

Trump Could Win Re-Election

Larry Sabato lays out a quite plausible path.

Trump’s Approval Ratings and the Mueller Report

The President has tied his all-time low in one prominent poll.

More Evidence Of A Buttigieg Boomlet

Pete Buttigieg is in the top three in a recent poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, but can it last?

Politics on Twitter vs IRL

The 2020 debate on Twitter does not represent ordinary Americans. Does that matter?

Majority of Americans Believe Trump Not Exonerated by Mueller Investigation

Another demonstration that evidence doesn’t much matter in modern American politics.

Does Media Coverage of 2020 Distort Reality?

A Washington Post columnists tries to make the case.

Americans Want to Ban Hate Speech But Can’t Define It

Two-thirds want social media platforms to ban harassment and racist, sexist, and other offensive speech.

Biden and Sanders Lead Way-too-Early Iowa Polling

The former Vice President is seen as “just right” by likely Caucus goers.

Majority Of Americans Oppose Trump’s ‘Emergency’ And His Border Wall

More polling evidence that the public does not support Trump’s emergency declaration or his wall.

Trump’s Job Approval Bounces Back From Post-Shutdown Lows

President Trump’s job approval numbers have recovered from the lows they hit in the wake of the government shutdown.

Trump’s Electoral College Problem

Based on his job approval numbers, President Trump could face an uphill battle in 2020.

Majority Of Americans Oppose Overturning Roe v. Wade

A new poll shows that most Americans believe the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision should remain the law on the land. Opinion on other abortion-related issues is more divided.

All Our Candidates Are Unpopular

Literally no current candidate for President has a net favorable opinion rating.

Ralph Northam Is Still Governor Of Virginia, And He’s Likely To Remain There

Twenty days after we learned about racist yearbook photos and everything that followed from it, there’s been no action against any of Virginia’s top political leaders. Don’t expect to see it either.

Virginia Voters Split On Whether State Leaders Should Resign

Polling continues to suggest that voters in Virginia are not nearly as concerned with the past behavior of state leaders as the political establishment might be.

Majority Of Americans Don’t Want Another Shutdown

Most Americans don’t want to see another government shutdown, but they’re somewhat divided on the issue of a border wall.

Poll Finds Virginians Split Amid Scandals Enveloping Richmond

A new poll shows that Virginians don’t necessarily believe their state leaders need to step aside in the wake of recent scandals.

Majority Of Democrats Focused On Electability Rather Than Ideology For 2020

New polling indicates that a solid majority of Democrats are more interested in finding a candidate who can beat Donald Trump in 2020 than they are with finding a candidate that agrees with them on specific issues.

Majority Oppose Use Of National Emergency To Build Border Wall

Most Americans oppose the idea of the President using a “national emergency” to get funding for his border wall. Will that matter to him?

Is ‘Electability’ Measurable?

A WaPo data analyst gives it a shot.

As Trump’s Numbers Sink, He Panders Even More To His Base

As public opinion of the President continues to slide his pandering to his far-right base increases.

Americans Pessimistic About Trump’s Presidency

New polling data indicates that Americans are more pessimistic about the future of the Trump Presidency. That’s not good news for him, or for Republicans.

Trump Losing Support Among Part Of His Base

New polling seems to indicate that President Trump is losing support among an important part of his base.

Majority Blames Trump For Shutdown, Multiple Polls Find

As the shutdown goes on, the polls are getting worse for the President.

More Border Wall Numbers

Border states/districts are not as pro-wall as presidential rhetoric might make you think.

Shutdown Polling

The numbers aren’t good for Trump.

Most Americans Blame Trump And The GOP For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall

New polling clearly indicates that the President is losing the battle for public opinion over the government shutdown.

Majority Of Americans Blame Trump For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall

New polling indicates that President Trump is getting the blame for the ongoing government shutdown.

Heading Into Border Wall Showdown, Trump And The GOP Are Losing The Battle

As Washington heads into the final days of a budget shutdown, Republicans find themselves on the losing end of a public relations battle.

Donald Trump’s Job Approval Numbers Continue To Be Historically Bad

President Trump’s job approval numbers continue to be worse than those of any President since the end of World War Two.

Two Days Away, A Split Decision Congress Seems Likely

With less than forty-eight hours to go until voters head to the polls, the odds are pointing to a Democratic House and a Republican Senate.

National Democrats Are Still Worried About New Jersey

While the numbers seem to show that scandal-plagued Senator Bob Menendez will win re-election on Tuesday, national Democrats aren’t taking any chances.