Brown (R) vs. Shaheen (D) - TIE in New England College Poll

Brown (R) vs. Shaheen (D) – TIE in New England College Poll

The most recent poll also shows U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen almost neck-and-neck with her Republican challenger, Scott Brown: She’s ahead just slightly, 47.1 to 46.6 percent. The previous NEC poll put Shaheen ahead of Brown 50.1 to 42.8 percent.

brown-shaheenThe 2nd Congressional District race between Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster and Republican opponent state Rep. Marilinda Garcia also narrowed,…

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Pagenaud Leaves Honda For Chevy’s Team Penske

Pagenaud Leaves Honda For Chevy’s Team Penske

Simon Pagenaud as he waits to qualify his last Honda-powered Dallara DW12 at the MAVTv500 held at Auto Club Speedway. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014)

Simon Pagenaud as he waits to qualify his last Honda-powered Dallara DW12 at the MAVTv500 held at Auto Club Speedway. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014)

Pagenaud Leaves Honda For Chevy’s Team Penske

At the end of a post finale MAVTv500 race press conference at Auto Club Speedway, a question was quickly posed to Simon Pagenaud as Simon was leaving the room – “Hey Simon, great year! What are your…

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CNN Poll: LA Senate Cassidy (R) up 3 over Landrieu (D)

As Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu defends her U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana, a new CNN/ORC International poll…

CNN Poll: LA Senate Cassidy (R) up 3 over Landrieu (D)

As Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu defends her U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana, a new CNN/ORC International poll…

Iowa Senate: Ernst (R) up 6 Points over Braley (D)

Iowa Senate: Ernst (R) up 6 Points over Braley (D)

The ground under Bruce Braley has shifted.

Latest Political Poll Average Iowa Senate Race:  The Republican Joni Ernst is leading by +3

The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate is 6 points behind his GOP rival, Joni Ernst, according to The Des Moines Register’s new Iowa Poll of likely voters.

ernst braley iowa senateErnst leads 44 percent to 38 percent in a race that has for months been considered deadlocked. She leads…

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Senate Ratings Changes: North Carolina, New Hampshire, Minnesota

Senate Ratings Changes: North Carolina, New Hampshire, Minnesota

Another week is down the drain in the race for the Senate, and while our overall outlook is unchanged — a five to eight seat gain for the GOP — some of our ratings are in need of adjustments.

One of these comes as a surprise, as Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) is proving to be quite resilient.

Several Democrats privately expressed to us earlier this year their pessimism about Hagan’s chances. They didn’t…

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Democratic, Republican Party Favorable Ratings Now Similar

Democratic, Republican Party Favorable Ratings Now Similar

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans’ views of the Democratic and Republican parties are now similar, mainly because of their more positive ratings of the GOP. Since bottoming out at 28%last fall during the government shutdown, Americans’ opinions of the Republican Party have grown more positive and are nearly back to pre-shutdown levels. Over the same time period, ratings of the Democratic Party have…

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Kansas Senate Poll: Orman (I) beating GOP Incumbent Pat Roberts

Kansas Senate Poll: Orman (I) beating GOP Incumbent Pat Roberts

After the Democratic candidate dropped out earlier this month, a new Fox News poll of Kansas likely voters shows long-time Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is in trouble.That’s right.In Kansas, a state that isn’t just red, it’s deep red.

greg-ormanOn another front, majorities of likely voters in four battleground states, including Kansas, are unhappy with President Obama’s job performance and don’t feel the…

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Colorado: Udall (D) trails Gardner (R) in latest Senate Poll

Colorado: Udall (D) trails Gardner (R) in latest Senate Poll

September 18, 2014 – GOP Challenger Leads Udall In Colorado Senate Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; More Than One-Third Are Voting Against Obama

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udall-gardnerColorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall trails U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, his Republican challenger, 48 – 40 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Independent candidate Steve Shogan gets 8 percent.

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New Hampshire Poll: Shaheen leads Scott Brown by 11 Points

New Hampshire Poll: Shaheen leads Scott Brown by 11 Points

In the immediate aftermath of New Hampshire’s 2014 primary elections, voters appear to be favoring incumbent candidates for now. According to the latest results of the New England College Poll, however, in most races Republican challengers are within striking distance. In a polling sample of 630 registered, likely voters, the incumbent candidate leads in each race with the largest margin in the…

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MSM won’t report Obama’s low poll numbers

MSM won’t report Obama’s low poll numbers

It’s no secret that television news has long been addicted to public opinion polls; decades ago, all three broadcast networks decided to partner with an influential newspaper (ABC News with the Washington Post; CBS News with the New York Times; and NBC News with the Wall Street Journal) to sponsor their own regular surveys for use in their political coverage.

Obama38That’s why it’s so extraordinary that…

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