Obamanomics: Marginal majority support, but the clock is ticking for results.

Our most recent national survey asked a battery of questions on President Obama’s economic policies and the stimulus. In a nutshell, when it comes to Americans: 55% support it; 56% support it and either believe it will work or hope it will work; 57% believe it will help most Americans, and 50% believe it will […]

NBC / Wall Street Journal survey — April 2009 Results

Results of the latest NBC-Wall Street Journal survey conducted by Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies and Peter Hart of Hart Research Associates are available. The national survey was conducted April 23-26, 2009 among 1,005 adults.

POS in the News – 4/29/09

First Read quotes Bill McInturff as he discusses the recent NBC/WSJ poll: Republican pollster Bill McInturff, who conducted this survey with Democratic pollster Peter D. Hart, says these numbers suggest “someone who is wearing well” with the public at this stage of his presidency. McInturff, in fact, even compares Obama’s early likeability to Ronald Reagan’s […]

Obama’s Left-Leanings Not Lost on Voters

Voters were not misguided when they elected Barack Obama last November. They knew he was liberal, but it just didn’t matter because he wasn’t George W. Bush. The Obama Administration’s sharp turn to the Left since taking office is starting to leave a mark on voters. In the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal survey, voters labeling […]

Statement on Specter Party Switch

The Republican polling firm of Public Opinion Strategies announced today that it is resigning from Senator Arlen Specter’s campaign team. “Senator Specter has been a record-setting U.S. Senator, and we have been part of his campaign team in 1992, 1998, and 2004, but because of his surprising decision to switch parties today, we will no […]

Obamanomics: Voters are either supportively hopeful or doubtfully supportive

When POS’ Obama: 100 Days In survey asked Americans how they felt about President Obama’s economic polices, most American found themselves hopeful but firmly in the middle. Only a handful (13{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222}) count themselves among supporters who are confident that the new president’s economic policies will work. SHOCK: The new president can only count on one-in-four […]

Whoa — What’s This? A Compelling GOP Message? Finally!

Back in the good old days (pre-2005), Republicans used to have messages that resonated with voters.  In the 2006 cycle, the illegal immigration message tested well, but it did not end up moving swing voters who were more focused on Iraq and the economy.  In 2008, we finally started getting traction with the need for […]

100 Day Survey Results

Public Opinion Strategies just completed a national survey of voters, drilling down on attitudes both toward Barack Obama and toward the Republican Party. Along with key measures of attitudes toward the President, the Congress, and the Republican Party, the survey takes an in-depth look at attitudes towards Obama’s economic policies, concerns about his Presidency, his […]

POS In the News, 4/27/09

Josh Kraushaar discusses the idea of voters seeking checks and balances in the next election with Glen Bolger and Neil Newhouse on Politico’s blog The Scorecard. Our latest national survey provides strong evidence that voters are concerned that they have given too much power to one political party and that Republicans can provide a check […]

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