Category Archives: polls

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

Posted in Democrats, Elections, Pew Research, Politics, polls, Republicans

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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Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

By Harry Enten of CNN Trump is as strongly disliked as President Richard Nixon was when he resigned the presidency 44 years ago this week. What makes Trump unique is the amount of intensity his detractors have for him. You … Continue reading

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Trump’s core support remains solid, but a significant minority of Republicans have soured, study finds

By David Lauter of the Los Angeles Times President Trump’s backing from his core supporters has been famously solid — Trump himself once joked that he could shoot someone on New York’s Fifth Avenue without jeopardizing their votes. But that … Continue reading

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