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May 01 2013
In the days leading up to last months crucial votes on the most significant gun control legislation to come before the Senate in nearly two decades, polls showed that about 90 percent of Americans supported background checks for all gun purchases. But when the clerk called the roll, the centerpiece amendment Ã¢â‚¬â€ requiring background checks for firearm sales at gun showHuffPost
Aug 22 2015
‘Trump Has Energized the Middle’ — Chris Matthews’ Brother Schools the MSNBC Host on Why Trump is Leading
Why is Donald Trump leading in the GOP 2016 Presidential polls? That question vexes many political pundits, especially MSNBC’s elder statesman, Chris Matthews.
Friday night, just prior to Trump taking the stage in Mobile, Alabama for a campaign event, Matthews shared a note he received from his brother Charlie, explaining the billionaire’s popularity.
Matthews prefaced theThe Blaze
Oct 13 2014
Between the Ebola threat, fears about ISIS, a slow economic recovery and little enthusiasm for President Barack Obama or Congress, it's hard to believe that many Americans feel good about anything. But an overlooked piece of data in a recent CNN/ORC poll revealed a surprising number of Americans are upbeat despite the seemingly constant onslaught of bad news. When asked, "how are things goingCNN (Online News)
Oct 13 2014
The good news for Democrats: They are winning big on issues like contraception and climate change.
The bad news: These are among the least important issues in the 2014 election — at least according to some new polling.
It has become pretty clear that Republicans have a distinct and emerging issue advantage in the 2014 campaign, and a new visualization from Gallup is about theWashington Post
Nov 13 2019
On Wednesday, many Americans will be glued to their screens to watch the first public hearings in the Donald Trump impeachment probe. Others will pick up snippets of it later, whether from talk radio, podcasts or the cold opening of “Saturday Night Live.”
The question everyone is asking is, “Will it matter?” Given that, as of this week, 49 percent of Americans support the impeachmentPolitico
Aug 15 2015
At 62 years old, Jeb Bush is still willing to test his fastball. While gripping a baseball at the Iowa State Fair, the former Florida governor announced a goal of 50 mph. As he whizzed the ball through a canyon of inflated prizes, the radar gun spoke the truth: 44 mph. He tried again: 47.
Whether Mr. Bush can bring the heat to his Republican presidential campaign is a nagging questionWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 25 2020
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are vying for an advantage in several key battleground states ahead of Election Day on November 3. Multiple recent studies suggest Trump and Biden are polling similarly in Texas, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, Iowa and North Carolina — some polls suggest Trump is leading in certain states; other polls indicate Biden has the upper hand inThe Daily Caller The Hill Politico
Feb 05 2020
Joe Biden's third presidential bid is entering a critical stretch after a disappointing finish in the Iowa caucuses
Joe Biden's third presidential bid enters a critical stretch after a disappointing finish in the Iowa caucuses sent the former vice president on to New Hampshire with a skittish donor base, low cash reserves and the looming threat of billionaire rival Michael Bloomberg andABC News (Online)
Dec 20 2015
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton gave little ground as her chief rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, used a debate Saturday night to suggest she’s too quick to send the military into murky Middle East hot spots and too cozy with Wall Street firms she has pledged to restrain.
Holding a large lead in the polls with less than two months before voting starts, Mrs. Clinton cameWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 27 2019
This decade has been a double-edged sword for trans people.
In 2010, the US had its first Black president, Facebook hadn’t yet gone public, and people still thought I was a man.
The way I experienced these past 10 years as a trans woman almost mirrors the status of the trans community at large. I entered the decade ostensibly as a happily married man, trying to build my life andVox