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Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Egyptian election: Will U.S. lose?

Will Egyptian voters cast their vote in effect against the United States and Israel?

By Scott Clement  |  09:18 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  International polls, Barack Obama

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Romney bullying incident fazes few, poll finds

Most Americans see the incident -- recounted by some of Romney’s high school classmates in a Washington Post story -- as not serious, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

By Jon Cohen and Peyton M. Craighill  |  12:06 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Before NATO summit Obama’s approval rating split on Afghanistan, international affairs

The public splits roughly down the middle on President Obama’s handling of Afghanistan and international affairs more broadly, says the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll.

By Peyton M. Craighill  |  01:16 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Afghanistan

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Romney’s tax, health-care proposals draw partisan reaction

Public overall tilts positive on proposal for 20-percent income tax cut.

By Scott Clement  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 polls, Economy, Health care

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Political surveys survive response fall-off, Pew finds

The Pew Research Center’s latest detailed study of survey quality paints a worrisome picture for survey response rates, but again shows that a well-done telephone poll accurately represents the U.S. population on a broad range of political and demographic measures.

By Scott Clement  |  02:20 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  methodology, Voting, Polls

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Voters split on Obama's gay marriage announcement

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows an even divide on Obama’s statement in support of same-sex marriage.

By Jon Cohen  |  07:02 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Poll trend on same sex marriage

By Jon Cohen  |  04:41 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Virginia poll: Key voting groups

Polling in Virginia shows President Obama holding together key parts of his 2008 coalition. Mitt Romney has some ground to cover to match or exceed John McCain’s 2008 performance.

By Peyton M. Craighill  |  05:38 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, 2012 polls

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Is Obama’s chest thumping a turnoff?

Reactions to George W. Bush ad eight years ago may provide clues.

By Scott Clement  |  06:37 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Afghanistan, 2012 polls, International polls

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Poll: baseball tops basketball, hockey and NASCAR

Sports fans of all stripes have something to be happy about this time of year, with the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing, baseball back in season and NASCAR revving its collective engines.

By Peyton M. Craighill  |  07:01 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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