Polling Memos

As we head into the 2014 midterms, Gallup’s daily tracking shows increasing cause for concern for the President and among House Democrats. Obama’s job approval has dropped significantly, with a majority (55%) stating that they disapprove of President’s job performance and only 40% saying they approve. By contrast, this time in 2010 (when Republicans won ...
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A recent POLITICO battleground poll  is cause for grave concern among House Democrats. The poll surveyed likely voters in the most competitive House races across the country and shows Republicans with a distinct advantage heading into the mid-terms. On the generic congressional ballot, voters prefer a Republican candidate over a Democratic candidate, 41%-34%, a remarkable ...
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Recent polling data from the Democratic-leaning Democracy Corps’ Congressional Battleground Survey takes measure of the political landscape in competitive House races.  The poll shows incumbent Republican Members of Congress with a solid +9% job approval among likely voters.    Conversely, President Obama’s job approval is a net –12% in those same Republican districts, with 45% ...
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Remember When? Remember when the economy used to be the worst issue for President Obama?  Well, thanks to his Affordable Care Act that ceases to be the case. After a disastrous website roll-out, dropped coverage and increasing premiums, new numbers from Quinnipiac show the extent to which voters are fed up with the Obama Administration’s ...
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Gallup: 6 in 10 Say Government is Too Powerful New data from Gallup boasts another historically unprecedented number for the Obama Administration as a record number of Americans (60%) believe the federal government is too powerful.  “That’s one percentage point above the previous high recorded in September 2010,” and the greatest percent on record for ...
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GOP Preferred on HealthCare As October 1st approaches, numbers continue to go from bad to worse for President Obama and his health care law.  Out this week, the latest from Pew/USA Today shows 53 percent of Americans disapproving of ObamaCare, mimicking the President’s 53 percent disapproval on his handling of health care policy.  To add ...
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ObamaCare: On the 57% that Oppose To date, it’s been 1,270 days since the passage of President Obama’s health reform law known as ObamaCare. On Wednesday, CNN released new data that showed 57 percent of Americans opposing most or all of the “the proposals in [the] law.”  Only 39 percent said the opposite.  That’s a ...
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ObamaCare: No Hope for the Uninsured On June 22, 2010, President Obama proudly declared his health reform plan was one “that finally extends the opportunity to purchase coverage to the millions who currently don’t have it.”1 The big question—what do those millions think? Today, 51 percent of uninsured voters disapprove of the “health care legislation ...
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ObamaCare: Surging Premiums & Shattered Promises While Congress has taken a one month hiatus in preparation for a busy fall, there’s been no August recess for the President’s failing health care legacy known as ObamaCare. In the latest report from Kaiser, “the average employer-provided family health insurance premiums have climbed $2,976.”1 Flashback to June 5th, ...
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Is ObamaCare Affecting Democrats’ Chances at the House? While President Obama remains in denial, ignoring the facts and living in his own ObamaCare fairytale, his approval on HealthCare speaks reality as the trend line shows the President going from bad to worse. And, what other trend line is riding the wave of the President’s ObamaCare ...