POS In the News, 3/20/09

In National Journal Magazine, Charlie Cook writes about the shift in public opinion of Republican candidates in the The Cook Report Republican pollster Glen Bolger, who worked on the survey for Public Opinion Strategies, says that this is the first time since 2004 that he has seen independents favoring Republicans on the generic ballot test. […]

Print Media Losing Its Relevance?

Four major newspaper publishers have filed for bankruptcy since December of last year. The Rocky Mountain News in Denver has now entirely ceased to exist. With the Seattle Post-Intelligencer having produced its final print edition after 150 years of publishing and now going entirely on-line and its publisher, Hearst Corporation, considering doing the same soon […]

Nothing to Sneeze At

Barack Obama is catching a cold on his economic policies. Sure, his numbers are a lot healthier than George W. Bush’s were in the last years of his Presidency, but there is danger in the data for Democrats. This analysis results are based on a bipartisan survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies together with Greenberg, […]

POS in the News, 3/19/09

Ben Goddard of The Hill writes about the recent NPR poll Polls show that voters don’t agree with the senators. Rather than overreaching, they see the president as multitasking, and they think it is high time someone in Washington started doing that. A poll for the Pew Research Center found a solid 56 percent majority […]

It’s Independents Day

The new national survey done for NPR by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research is chock full of interesting data, including some good news for the GOP, as well as continued caution. I will be writing a new post per day this week on the NPR survey. The best news is the generic […]

POS in the News, 3/18/09

Under Staff Picks of  Political Browser (Washington Post) we learn that Polling Director Jon Cohen is reading Neil Newhouse’s post from yesterday. Glen Bolger is quoted in an article on National Journal’s vote ratings: Republican analysts said the landscape is interesting, but not entirely surprising, considering how few conservatives aspire to serve decades in public […]

Obama’s Support Deflating?

It has to grate President Obama and his team to read the recent Pew poll summary that notes that Obama’s current job approval ratings (59%-26%) “remain on par with George W. Bush’s ratings in March 2001 (55% approved, 25% disapproved).” In fact, after nearly eight weeks in office, Obama’s job approval has slipped under the […]

POS in the News, 3/17/07

NPR covers their poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner: The economy is weighing heavily on Americans’ minds, according to a new NPR poll that shows it dominating all other major issues. An overwhelming 97 percent of respondents say the economy is doing poorly, but there are doubts that the stimulus package […]

New NPR Poll Released.

The NPR bi-partisan polling team of Glen Bolger from Public Opinion Strategies and Stan Greenberg from Greenberg Quinlan, Rosner Research just released a new survey this morning. The survey found:  A new NPR poll shows that President Obama’s job approval rating is still high — 59 percent — and among likely voters surveyed, the Democratic […]

How long will Americans look in the rear-view mirror? Not that Long.

Everyone knows President Bush left office with record disapproval rating of 67{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} (from January 2009 NBC/WSJ survey). And it’s been part and parcel of the Democratic strategy to continue running against the former president. The Democrats who run campaigns aren’t idiots; they did it because it worked. So, how long will the Bush Hangover last? […]

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