Posts tagged "poll"

Illinois Senate: Kirk 46%, Giannoulias 38%

Rep. Mark Kirk’s lead in the race for the Illinois U.S. Senate seat has increased moderately as the damage done to Alexi Giannoulias’ campaign by his family’s Broadway Bank failure seems to be hitting home with voters.The latest Rasmussen poll reported: Kirk now attracts 46% support in Illinois’ race for the U.S. Senate, up from... Read more »

ObamaCare too costly: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the health care overhaul signed into law last week costs too much and expands the government’s role in health care too far, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, underscoring an uphill selling job ahead for President Obama and congressional Democrats. As reported by USAToday

55 percent favor repealing health care bill

Already? That didn’t take long. But what do they count? Here’s the poll.
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Poll: File that lawsuit

A new Rasmussen poll finds that almost half of Americans want their states to file lawsuits against the new health care act.

Poll: Kill the Bill

A new Rasmussen poll finds that a majority of Americans still oppose the Democratic health bill–whatever it is now, if you can figure it out. The numbers have been fairly steady, but the intensity of the opposition (those who strong oppose) has grown. Forty-five percent now strongly oppose it while 27 percent strongly favor it.... Read more »

Ouch

Peasant revolt So, how do you like the direction that the government is taking us? If you don’t, you’re with an astonishing three-quarters of the Americans surveyed by Rasmussen Reports: Voters are madder than ever at the current policies of the federal government.A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 75% of likely voters... Read more »
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Another poll: Kirk leads Giannoulias 46% to 40%

This is according to a new Rasmussen poll. The most significant part of the findings is how independents split: Among voters not affiliated with either of the major parties, the Republican holds a sizable 59% to 22% lead. In December, Giannoulias was up by three points over Kirk. In October, the two men were tied at... Read more »

Poll: Kirk whales Giannoulias

Kirk supporters celebrate his victory It’s Kirk’s own poll, so I wouldn’t put all that much stock in it. But if it is anywhere close to accurate, Illinois, indeed, could be the next Massachusetts.  Here is the Kirk press release, which lists some of the problems that Giannoulias faces: Kirk 47%, Giannoulias 35%   Kirk... Read more »

Can the public hate health care "reform" any worse?

More evidence of the public belief that Obama/Reid/Pelosi/Democratic health care legislation sucks. According to  Rasmussen Reports:  Many have questioned whether those who favor or oppose the health care plan in Congress really know what’s in it. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey suggests that they have a decent understanding of the bill and that voter attitudes... Read more »
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Public votes on climate science

Not that it matters to those who claim ex cathedra-like certitude that man is making the Earth warmer, but an increasingly skeptic public weighs in. Here is a Rasmussen Reports poll: Public skepticism about the officially promoted cause of global warming has reached an all-time high among Americans. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey... Read more »
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