Category Archives: polls

The foundation of Trump’s coalition is cracking

Analysis by Ronald Brownstein, CNN Cracks have emerged in Donald Trump’s hold on his core constituency of white working class voters, new data from the 2018 election reveal. Though Republican candidates almost everywhere registered large margins among white voters without … Continue reading

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Economic optimism plunges, yet consumers still plan to spend big over holidays: CNBC survey

By Steve Liesman, CNBC American economic optimism took a sharp turn down in the fourth quarter from record high levels, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey registering its biggest quarterly drop in its 12-year history. Yet the decline in optimism … Continue reading

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No surprise: Democrats have edge in 2018 midterm voting preferences

From the Pew Research Center Voter enthusiasm is at a record high in the national midterm voting environment. With less than 50 days until the 2018 congressional elections, Democrats hold a 10-percentage-point advantage over Republicans on the generic ballot among … Continue reading

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The GOP’s older voter problem

By James A. Barnes of CNN Politics Is the GOP having a senior moment? Surveys by CNN and other organizations show senior voters tilting decisively toward Democratic congressional candidates. That would dramatically reverse the recent pattern in midterm elections when … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political parties, polls, Senior citizens

Trump’s stunning consistency

By David Nather and Mike Allen of Axios For all the four-alarm fires around President Trump this summer — Putin, Mueller and Cohen, oh my! — his approval ratings have barely moved. Trump’s narrow trading range is both the reason … Continue reading

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