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Jul 08 2019
The first debates are done, second-quarter fundraising totals are rolling in and the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination is intensifying.
Here are The Hill’s latest rankings of the top contenders.
1. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
Warren is not leading in any national polls — yet. But she is on the rise and her message on the stump is resonating louder thanThe Hill
May 02 2013
A Quinnipiac University poll taken this week said in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings 23 percent of voters changed their opinion on whether to allow a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.Fox News (Online News)
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)
Feb 20 2020
The Vermont senator was alone in saying he would back whoever won a plurality of delegates – with others open to superdelegates tipping the balance for another candidate at the convention.
Amid the Mike Bloomberg pile-on and the Pete Buttigieg-Amy Klobuchar squabbling, there was a key point that slipped by almost unnoticed during Wednesday’s tumultuous Democratic debate – one that couldThe Guardian
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)
Aug 07 2014
A majority of Americans disapprove of the House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama, which charges that he overstepped his authority in failing to enforce the Affordable Care Act in a timely manner, according to a new CBS News poll.HuffPost
Oct 24 2020
Almost every morning, half a dozen men meet for coffee at Max’s Deli, a diner that shares a wall with an auto supply shop, to talk politics. Some live “up the line” or “down the line” – a reference to the historic Scranton railway – but all have lived in the area their entire lives. And come Nov. 3, all are planning to vote for President Donald Trump.
“I’ve never really been politicalChristian Science Monitor
Mar 05 2016
Polling and caucus sites opened Saturday morning in five states in which rivals to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will try to slow the Democratic and Republican front-runners' march to their respective party’s presidential nomination.
Republicans are caucusing in Kansas, Kentucky and Maine, while Democrats are caucusing in Kansas and Nebraska. Republicans and Democrats also are votingFox News (Online News)
Sep 11 2016
There is talk among Republicans, and some trepidation among Democrats, that Donald J. Trump could benefit from a silent vote. Although these voters aren’t captured by polls, the privacy of a voting booth or a mail-in ballot will allow them to vent their anger and resentments.
The theory holds that in some circles it’s not respectable to publicly support the inflammatory candidate, butNew York Times (News)
Mar 25 2018
One of the many topics that Pew Research releases polls about is the subject of political party identification (or “party ID”). Every even-numbered year before a national election, you can count on them surveying on that. Party ID is a little different than just counting up the number of people registered with each party in each state, which is also an important measure if you’re looking at aDaily Kos