Public Opinion Polls

Poll: No, Mr. President, you would not win a third term

It seems that Americans can add "no more Obamas" to the oft-heard calls for no more Bushes or Clintons, despite the president's belief that he would be a shoo-in for a third term. Rasmussen Reports on Friday released a poll showing that just one third of likely U.S voters would keep Obama in office if he ran again. Even among Democrats, only 57 percent would vote for him a third time. In Africa, President [...]

Poll: Trump's popularity soars with Republicans

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is winning over Republican voters, according to a new poll. More than half of GOP voters now view the outspoken billionaire in a good light, a Washington Post -ABC News survey released Wednesday found. Fifty seven percent of Republicans see Trump favorably, versus 40 percent who do not. The sampling also discovered that most voters still view the New York business mogul negatively. Approximately 61 percent view Trump negatively, [...]

Poll: Trump surges to biggest lead in New Hampshire, popular with independents, no McCain damage

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a brief stop at a campaign event in Laredo, Texas. The prospect that Trump might eventually leave the primaries and run for president on his own has started to cast a shadow on the race, reviving memories of Ross Perot, Ralph Nader and the chills their third-party campaigns gave to Republicans and Democrats in turn. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) A new poll of voters likely to take part [...]

CNN/ORC poll: GOP voters want more Trump

(CNN)Most Republican voters want Donald Trump to remain in the race for president, and he's the candidate GOP voters are most likely to say they want to see on the debate stage, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll. Trump, whose campaign for the presidency has come to dominate much of the news coverage of the Republican presidential field since he formally announced his candidacy in mid-June, remains a person Republican voters want to see [...]

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Halperin: A Criminal Investigation on Hillary Clinton Will be Disastrous to Her Campaign

Hillary Rodham Clinton Hillary Clinton’s favorable rating has sunk to a new low as that of her 2016 rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) has doubled since March. The Hillary Clinton email scandal was revived Friday when the Wall Street Journal reported sent classified information over her private email account as Secretary of State. Here’s what you need to know. Hillary Rodham Clinton House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) demanded Friday that Hillary Clinton [...]

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COLUMBIA, SC - APRIL 25:  Potential Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (R) (I-VT) delivers remarks at the South Carolina Democratic Party state convention April 25, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sanders joined former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Sen. Lincoln Chafee in speaking to the convention.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

By Jason Devaney NewsMax Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is becoming more popular among voters as he contends for the Democratic nomination in the presidential race, while Hillary Clinton’s numbers are falling. A new Gallup poll finds that Sanders’ favorability rating has doubled since March, rising from 12 percent ...
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Americans ‘Uncomfortable’ With Direction of Country on Social Issues After SCOTUS Rulings

Gay marriage supporters / AP In the wake of major Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, a majority of American voters say they are “uncomfortable” with the path the country is on when it comes to social issues. According to a Washington Post- ABC News poll released Wednesday, 64 percent of registered voters are uncomfortable with the country’s direction on social issues, with 45 percent describing themselves as “strongly” uncomfortable with this [...]

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CUFI Christians Mobilize for Battle on Iran Deal

When the last plaintive shofar blast echoed through the Washington D.C. Convention Center of the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Policy Conference extravaganza of support for Israel, July 13–14, 2015, it was not the record attendance of 5,000 fired-up pro-Israel Christians that marked a turning point for the 10-year old group. Nor was it the several on-stage and pre-recorded presidential candidate interviews—from Jeb Bush to Mike Huckabee, conducted by Brett Stephens of the Wall [...]

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Poll: Clinton slips in key swing states

Hillary Clinton trails three top Republican presidential candidates in matchups in three key swing states -- Iowa, Colorado and Virginia -- a new Quinnipiac poll finds. The Democratic presidential frontrunner is slipping in favorability ratings, as well as while facing former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.). The GOP candidates lead Clinton outright in six of those matchups, while Clinton is still behind in the other three [...]

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Liberal Panic: HuffPo Won’t Cover Trump in Politics

Donald Trump has surged to the top of the GOP pack in the latest presidential poll, conducted for The Washington Post and ABC News. Pollsters talked to Republican-leaning voters Thursday through Sunday, so most of the responses were given before Trump's controversial comments Saturday when he said Arizona Sen. John McCain is not a war hero. Though the sample taken Sunday, after the comment gained wider attention, was smaller than on the other days, [...]

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Poll: Support for Gay Marriage Has Fallen After Obergefell

Gay Marriage Flag According to a recent AP-GFK poll , support for gay marriage among U.S. citizens has dropped six percentage points since their last poll in April, with more Americans disapproving of the Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage the law of the land than those approving it. Rather than galvanizing Americans into a unified body, the Obergefell decision has left U.S. citizens more divided than ever on the question of gay marriage, [...]

Poll: Voters split on gay marriage

Voters are split on gay marriage in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling last month legalizing it in all 50 states, according to an Associated Press -GfK poll. The poll found 42 percent of voters support gay marriage, while 40 percent oppose it. Similarly, 47 percent of the poll's respondents said local officials should be required to issue same-sex marriage licenses, even if they have religious objections to the practice, while 49 percent [...]

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AP-GfK Poll: Nearly 80 Percent of Americans Oppose Obama on Iran Sanctions

About eight in ten Americans think the United States should either increase sanctions on Iran or keep them at their current level, found an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted on the eve of the nuclear deal that Tehran reached with the U.S. and five other world powers. Under the deal, sanctions will be lifted commensurate with Iran’s commitment to nuclear restrictions and inspections. Although a slim majority (51 percent) of Americans want the U.S. to [...]

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AP-GfK Poll: Clinton's standing falls among Democrats

Graphic shows results of AP-GfK poll on Hillary Clinton; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm; WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's standing is falling among Democrats, and voters view her as less decisive and inspiring than when she launched her presidential campaign just three months ago, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The survey offers a series of warning signs for the leading Democratic candidate. Most troubling, perhaps, for her [...]

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