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Rooting Against The Other Team

By Alex Bratty

Recently, Glen Bolger wrote a blog post about how voters are not in love with any of the…

What Election Outcome Do Voters Really Want?

By Glen Bolger

Given a choice of three potential outcomes for the November election, Americans underscore their lack of love for…

The Day Democrats Never Thought Would Come, Is Here!

By Glen Bolger

That tearing sound you hear throughout the land is the rending of garments by anguished Democrats. In a…

A majority of Americans say local is best when it comes to school leadership.

By Becky Kramer

Over the last year, data has consistently shown Americans are concerned about the public school system. From disputes…

McInturff-Harrington Morning Consult Column (9-3-14): Monitoring Public Opinion About The ACA

By Bill McInturff
In our last column we noted that attitudes about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had been remarkably stable and negative over time. The recently released Kaiser Health Tracking July Poll shows adults continue to have an unfavorable impression of the ACA. Notably, for only the second time in Kaiser’s tracking,…

No Diving: Research in the Shallow-End of the Public’s Policy Knowledge

By Micah Roberts
The other day, I found myself watching the 2000 Vice Presidential debate between Dick Cheney and Joe Lieberman on YouTube. At one point, Lieberman laid out the highlights of the Democratic ticket’s proposed tax reform, which included a number of specific credits and changes he said would help the middle…

America’s Political Barometer

By Bill McInturff
There is no special insight in saying the American electorate is deeply unhappy with our political leadership, the economy, and the direction of the country. But, as pollsters, we do keep looking to find new and insightful ways to measure…

Independents Crushed In Post-Recession Obama Economy

By Micah Roberts
For those who need reason for why Independents are leaning toward Republican candidates in this year’s election, look no further than the latest NBC-WSJ survey conducted July 30 – August 3, 2014 by Public Opinion Strategies and Hart Research Associates.…

GOP Resistance: Women Continue to Rebuff Republicans

By Nicole McCleskey
Republicans trumpet the further demise of President Obama as evidence of his political and policy failures. This most certainly means sweeping GOP gains come November. Not so fast. The President is certainly suffering, yet the Democrats continue to cling to…

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