As I’ve not been shy about saying, I have an emotional attachment to the California Senate race. I live here, I’ve always lived here, and in fact Democrat Barbara Boxer was first elected to the Senate when I was first beginning to follow politics, back when I was 14 years old.
So I knew the television ad campaigns would make or break the race for Republican Carly Fiorina, and sure enough, we’re now seeing a tightening trend in the polling. Read More
Since Democrat Joe Manchin, West Virginia Governor and Senate candidate, literally shot a copy of the “Cap and Trade” bill that DC Democrats tend to support, it’s been clear that Republican John Raese’s easy days of running against Barack Obama were going to get harder.
But the new Orion Strategies poll for Marshall University of the race just isn’t credible. Read More
A new Rasmussen survey suggests that former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin would lose her home state if she were to run for president, and by a sizable margin. Read More
Pollster Scott Rasmussen reports that public support for increased government regulation of banks and credit card companies is declining even as Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd's bill for that purpose is advancing in Congress toward enactment. Read More
Every week, Rasmussen Reports posts a comprehensive and extremely useful summary of the week's most important survey results on major national issues, officials, and political campaigns.
Here's the top of this week's report, noting that President Obama's "game-changer" address to a joint session of Congress on health care reform produced a modest and quite temporary popularity bounce, followed by a return to majority opposition to Obamacare: