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Most Recent Articles: January 2010

January 31, 2010

Obama Gets An Incomplete for First Year  

65% Now Hold Populist, or Mainstream, Views

So Much Wasted Green for Climate Change Talks By Debra J. Saunders  

Don't Ask, Don't Tell By Susan Estrich

January 30, 2010

Deficit of Trust: Most Voters Don’t Believe President’s Assertions About Economy

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

Obama Sees Both Sides Now By Debra J. Saunders

January 29, 2010

53% Say Cutting Government Spending Good for the Economy

Wisconsin Governor: Barrett Trails Two Top GOP Opponents

Just 29% of Workers Expect Next Job to Be Better

Florida Governor: McCollum Holds Stable Lead Over Sink

38% Say U.S. and Allies Winning War on Terror

North Carolina Senate: GOP’s Burr Leads But Below 50% Against Marshall

White House "Panic Week" Yields No Change in Direction By Howard Rich

A Populist Panacea? By Larry J. Sabato

Dems Must Swing for the Fences or Lose By Froma Harrop

January 28, 2010

Giannoulias Ahead in Illinois Democratic Primary Race for Senate

Illinois GOP Senate Primary: Kirk 53%, Hughes 18%

Iowa Senate: Grassley Runs Far Ahead of Democratic Challengers

The Proof's In The Poll Results Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

61% Say Congress Doing a Poor Job

9% Expect Obama’s Spending Freeze To Have Big Impact on Deficit

For Democrats, It's Time To Worry By Rhodes Cook

Hope in the Deep Freeze By Joe Conason

Dems Fall as Fast as Nixon Republicans in 1974

Wisconsin Senate: Thompson 47%, Feingold 43%

January 27, 2010

Voter Views on State-of-the-Union Points

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

On the Road to Economic Damascus? By Lawrence Kudlow

26% Expect GOP Takeover of House in November

33% Favor Second Term for Bernanke, 47% Say Geithner Should Go

Focus on the Family By Susan Estrich

59% Say Cut Taxes to Create Jobs, 14% Expect Congress to Listen

Repeal the 17th Amendment By Tony Blankley

Illinois Governor: McKenna Holds Narrow Lead in Race for GOP Nomination

Illinois Governor Quinn Falls Behind in Democratic Primary Competition

January 26, 2010

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 46%, Democrats 37%  

37% Say Smaller, Bipartisan Health Plan Likely This Year

Delaware Senate: Castle 56%, Coons 27%

23% Say They Spend Too Much Time Online

Rasmussen Reports Ahead of the Curve on Massachusetts Race

Criticism of 'Avatar' More Interesting Than Film By Froma Harrop

Pentagon Clueless on Fort Hood Shootings By Debra J. Saunders

In Search of Self-Governance, by Scott W Rasmussen

January 25, 2010

Time for a Change at the Fed By Lawrence Kudlow

Arizona GOP Governor: Martin 31%, Brewer 29%

75% Say Children Spend Too Much Time Using Electronic Devices

55% Say Favre Likely to Retire

Americans Support Obama Plan to Tax Bailed-Out Banks

Arizona Governor: Martin (R) Runs Best Against Goddard (D)

Indiana Senate 2010: Pence (R) 47%, Bayh (D) 44%

Voters Spurn the 'Boob Bait' of the Educated Class: A Commentary By Michael Barone

January 24, 2010

Mixed Reviews for Supreme Court’s Campaign Finance Ruling

Vikings Remain Top Pick to Win Super Bowl, Colts to Win AFC

39% Are Worried Government Won't Do Enough to Help Economy

January 23, 2010

Most California Voters Don’t See Higher Taxes As A Budget Solution

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

Harold Ford’s Big Ambition By Susan Estrich

January 22, 2010

California Governor: Brown Runs Stronger Than Feinstein  

63% Say Developing New Energy Sources More Important Than Conservation

61% Say It’s Time for Congress To Drop Health Care  

Final Health Care Tracking Poll: 58% Oppose the Plan Before Congress  

McCain on Top In Arizona Primary  

Are Republicans Listening to the Scott Brown Message? By Lawrence Kudlow  

Obama’s “Kiss of Death” In Massachusetts By Howard Rich  

Little Guy Sends Message to Washington: Drop Dead By Michael Barone  

Obama’s First Year By Larry J. Sabato

January 21, 2010

46% Oppose Inviting Haitian Refugees to U.S.

45% Still Think GM Will Need Another Bailout  

26% Have Favorable View of Rahm Emanuel, 48% Don’t  

With Barnes As Democratic Nominee, Georgia Governor’s Race a Toss-Up

Just 30% Now Say Health Care Reform Is Goal Obama Most Likely to Achieve  

2010 Missouri Senate: Blunt (R) 49%, Carnahan (D) 43%  

Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey Leads Specter and Sestak  

2010 New York Governor: GOP's Lazio Ahead of Paterson, Trails Cuomo by 19  

Senate 2010: More Shocks on the Way By Larry J. Sabato  

The Bay State's Voter Revolt By Debra J. Saunders

No Obama Obituaries, Please By Joe Conason

January 20, 2010

2010 NY Senate: Gillibrand 39%, Generic Republican 34%, Ford 10%

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

2010 Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Primary: Specter 53%, Sestak 32%

47% Give Obama Poor Marks for Handling of Health Care

Voters Strongly Oppose Excise Tax on ‘Cadillac’ Health Plans, Even More So When Union Members Are Exempted  

New York Senate Primary: Gillibrand 48%, Ford 23%  

A Final Look at Massachusetts Election Night Poll

Political Tea Leaves By Susan Estrich  

Kangaroo Court for the Banks By Tony Blankley

January 19, 2010

26% Likely To Buy or Lease a Car This Year

A Final Look at Massachusetts Election Night Poll

Brown Wins Stunning Victory in Massachusetts

First Look At Massachusetts Election Night Poll Data  

Massachusetts Voters Split on Tea Party Movement

2010 Louisiana Senate: Vitter 53%, Melancon 35%

Republicans Post Eight-Point Lead in Generic Ballot

58% View Hillary Clinton Favorably

Taxing Bankers Is Only a Start: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

2010 Texas Governor: White (D) Trails Perry, Hutchison

Dems' Lock on Senate Is Mixed Blessing for Obama: A Commentary By Michael Barone

January 18, 2010

83% Have A Favorable View of Martin Luther King

2010 Texas Gubernatorial Primary: Perry 43%, Hutchison 33%, Medina 12%

Interest High In Massachusetts Senate Race: 49% Nationally Want Brown To Win, 34% Pulling For Coakley

What Will Happen in Massachusetts on Tuesday?: An Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

38% Favor Health Care Plan, 56% Are Opposed

January 17, 2010

37% of Americans Sending Cash for Relief Efforts in Haiti

Only 40% Believe Space Shuttle Has Been Worth The Cost

And Then There Were None: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

January 16, 2010

64% of New Jersey Voters Favor Medicinal Marijuana

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

Obama Rewards Losers, Punishes Winners: A Commentary by Lawrence Kudlow

January 15, 2010

2010 California Senate: Three GOP Hopefuls Narrow The Gap With Boxer

77% of New Jersey Voters Favor Full-Body Scanners in Airports

Reid's Favorables Up Slightly

50% Favor Cutting Back on Space Exploration

2010 Colorado Senate: GOP’s Norton Now Leads Bennet, Romanoff by 12

Berkeley High's Next Science Experiment By Debra J. Saunders

For Reid, Motive Does Matter By Joe Conason

January 14, 2010

57% in New Jersey Have Favorable View of New GOP Governor

46% Like Health Care Plan in Minnesota, 50% Approve of Franken

2010 New Hampshire Governor: Lynch Still Solidly Ahead

67% Say News Media Have Too Much Influence Over Government Decisions

2010 Ohio Governor: GOP’s Kasich Remains Ahead of Incumbent Strickland

2010 Ohio Senate: Portman Still Ahead of Top Democratic Contenders  

Green Jobs, Red Ink, Pink Slips By Howard Rich

Why Republicans Should Get on the Redistricting Reform Bandwagon By Bill Pascoe  

Obama's Rapturous Style Versus Tea Party Substance By Michael Barone

January 13, 2010

32% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction  

2010 New Hampshire Senate: Ayotte (R) 49%, Hodes (D) 40%  

31% Say NBC Treating Conan O’Brien Unfairly

2010 Nevada Senate: Reid’s Support Falls Even Lower

2010 Minnesota Governor: Ex-Senators Coleman, Dayton Run Strongest

Lights, Camera, Action By Susan Estrich

Reject Politically Correct "Educated Class" By Tony Blankley

January 12, 2010

Massachusetts Senate Election: Coakley (D) 49%, Brown (R) 47%

Republicans Ahead Again By Nine On Generic Ballot

43% Not Sure Which Party to Trust On Ethics Issues

Confidence in A Home As A Family’s Best Investment Down to 55%

31% Like Government Response to Airline Incident, 38% Don’t

87% Oppose Front-Seat Computers For Drivers

64% Say This Winter Is Worst In Recent Years

Why Profiling Can't Ensure Airline Security: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

January 11, 2010

32% Favor Marriage Law That Punishes Verbal Abuse

Most Voters Still Say Bailouts Were a Bad Idea

Looking Closer at the Massachusetts Senate Polls

17% Expect Health Care Plan To Lower Costs, 57% Expect Costs to Go Up

Imagine Waugh Writing About the Christmas Bomber By Michael Barone

January 10, 2010

51% Still Blame Bush for Nation’s Economic Woes  

Obama at War with al-Qaida By Debra J. Saunders

January 9, 2010

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

54% of Democrats Say Their Members of Congress Represent Them Well

Time to De-Stimulate By Lawrence Kudlow

January 8, 2010

28% Pick Colts to Win Super Bowl

75% of GOP Voters Still Think Their Legislators Out of Touch

Partisan Hysteria Hypes (and Helps) al-Qaida By Joe Conason

2010 Kentucky Senate: GOP Hopefuls Now Ahead of Both Democratic Rivals

Schwarzenegger -- What Might've Been: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

The Newest Federalism By Susan Estrich

18% Say It’s Very Likely That U.S. Will See Another Great Depression

January 7, 2010

59% Favor Racial, Ethnic Profiling For Airline Security

Rasmussen Employment Index Up Slightly

With Ritter Stepping Down, Democratic Prospects Improve in Colorado

Blumenthal Begins Connecticut Senate Race with Big Lead Over GOP Hopefuls  

45% Say Random Group From Phone Book Better Than Current Congress  

55% Predict Alabama Will Win BCS Championship

Can Cocksure Obama Change Course -- and Keep His Nerve? By Michael Barone  

Notes on the State of Politics in the New Year By Larry J. Sabato  

An Unchained Dodd Rides Into Finance Reform By Froma Harrop

January 6, 2010

32% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

60% Say Somewhat Likely That Next President From GOP

2010 Arkansas Senate Race Still A Referendum on Lincoln

32% Confident Congress Represents Their Best Interests

Discover® U.S. Spending MonitorSM Drops 3.3 Points in December

The Lady and the Bracelet: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

65% Predict Three Years or More For Housing Market To Recover

Winston Churchill Still Instructs: A Commentary By Tony Blankley

January 5, 2010

59% Plan To Rely on TV For Political News in 2010  

38% Expect Economy to Be Stronger in a Year, 39% Say Weaker  

Generic Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 35%

2010 Massachusetts Senate: Coakley 50%, Brown 41%

Another Entitlement That's Unsustainable By Debra J. Saunders  

Dems Should Stay Cool About Midterms By Froma Harrop

January 4, 2010

58% Say Congress Doing A Poor Job

55% Say Better for California To Go Bankrupt Than Be Bailed Out

What Voters Like About The Health Care Plan  

42% Support Health Care Plan, 52% Oppose  

Voters Agree Only on Taxing The Rich To Pay for Health Care Plan

January 3, 2010

Number of Democrats Falls to New Low, Down Six Points Since Election 2008

53% Favor Abortion Ban in Health Plan

January 2, 2010

Public Way Ahead of Treasury Officials On Housing Crisis

Obama Approval Index Month-by-Month

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

47% Believe States Should Have Right to Opt Out of Health Care Plan

January 1, 2010

39% Plan A New Year's Resolution, 93% Say They'll Keep It

34% Favor Single-Payer Health Care System

50% Expect U.S. Will Be In Recession At End of 2010

Yes, Someone Has To Pay for Health Care By Debra J. Saunders


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