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Jul 31 2015
Less than a week before the throng of Republican presidential hopefuls square off for the first time in two Fox News debates, Donald Trump is holding firm to his primary lead while a slew of other lower-polling candidates battle to make the cut for the prime-time stage.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 03 2014
The latest polls have Republican Joni Ernst opening a commanding lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in the Iowa Senate contest. Braley is a clumsy gaffe-machine candidate who shouldn't be within 10 points of her. (Considering how many objectively awful candidates Democrats have run in this election cycle, I feel a bit cynical that some of these contests are "races" at all. How can someone likeBreitbart News
Aug 25 2020
The odds were stacked against Donald Trump and Republicans and their seemingly star-crossed convention. In the last two months the venue was changed twice as coronavirus cases spiked in the Sun Belt after an earlier flattening. Midsummer brought no relief from either police violence against African Americans or the violent response from protesters. As if to cue up the chaos, police officers inRealClearPolitics
Oct 26 2014
The 2014 midterms are going down to the wire, but Republicans hold a slim edge in the states they need to take control of the Senate, new polling finds.
A set of NBC/Marist polls released Sunday find Republicans' numbers mostly on the upswing in the crucial swing states of Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas and North Carolina, all of which remain within the margin of error. A sixth race,HuffPost
Nov 22 2019
We spotted several false claims and factual flubs:
South Bend Mayor Peter Buttigieg falsely claimed that President Donald Trump “had to confess in writing, in court, to illegally diverting charitable contributions that were supposed to go to veterans.” Trump’s 2016 campaign unlawfully ran a veterans fundraiser for his namesake foundation, but the money raised was in fact donated toFactCheck.org
Apr 23 2020
The number of people forced out of work during the coronavirus lockdown continues to soar to historic highs. Another 4.4 million people claimed unemployment benefits last week around the country, the Labor Department said.
That brings the total of jobless claims in just five weeks to more than 26 million people. That's more than all the jobs added created in the past 10 years since theNPR (Online News)
Jun 14 2018
Public opinion on abortion rights is often framed as a binary choice between two political positions, but a closer look at new polling data from Gallup reveals more nuance.
While a majority of Americans support legalized abortion in early pregnancy, most oppose it in the later stages, according to the survey.
Gallup finds that 60 percent of Americans believe abortion generallyNPR (Online News)
Jun 27 2019
Miami — It was supposed to be Elizabeth Warren’s night to shine, but it didn’t quite work out that way. Now in third place behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders in the national polls, Warren was the only candidate on stage Wednesday night polling in the double digits (with her Democratic rivals registering somewhere between 0.4 percent and 3.3 percent). Nevertheless, both Cory Booker and Beto O’National Review (News)
May 02 2013
About one-third said the automatic cuts to military and domestic programs would have no effect on the economy one way or the other according to a New York TimesCBS News poll.New York Times (News)
Oct 05 2014
Control of the Senate next year depends heavily on the efforts of volunteers such as Karen Bonnewell, a 64-year-old retired nonprofit director who spends a few nights a week calling voters on behalf of Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan.
Using a red marker to color a hand-drawn thermometer, Ms. Bonnewell one recent night tracked the number of calls placed by dozens of volunteers in a crampedWall Street Journal (News)