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Michael Steele Could Face Major Opposition Effort From RNC Members

Michael Steele’s path to a second term as chairman of the Republican National Committee is getting increasingly tangled, as reports Thursday suggest that the effort to recruit a viable replacement has expanded considerably. According to Hotline On Call, the mobilization effort to draft a Steele challenger is contingent on one main condition: Those who want […]

Joe Miller Accuses Lisa Murkowski Of Receiving Special Treatment

Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller (R) said Thursday that recent decisions by the state’s board of elections to change the standards for vote counting amounted to a violation of the “rule of law” and suggested that his opponent, incumbent Sen. and write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski, is the beneficiary of special treatment. Miller is hoping to […]

Deepak Chopra: Obama’s Even-Handedness Works Against Him

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not to visit the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar during his time in India because it required a head covering that his advisers feared would fuel speculation about his faith. A Pew study showed that nearly […]

Thomas Bates: The Young Voter Know-It-all at Family Dinner

Family dinners, a tradition that both my wife and I grew up with, are an important part of our growing household. First there were two of us. Now our four-month-old son joins us at the dinner table — either on a lap or on top of the table in his vibrating chair — to provide […]

WI-2012 Pres: 51% Republican, 42% Obama (PPP 10/26-28)

Public Policy Polling 10/26-28/10; 1,372 likely 2010 voters, 2.6% margin of error 579 “typical” Republican primary voters, 4.1%% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Wisconsin 2012 President: General Election 51% Republican, 42% Obama 2012 President: Republican Primary 18% Palin 15% Huckabee 14% Gingrich 12% Romney 8% Pawlenty 2% Daniels 2% Pence From The […]

Obama Joke Inspires ‘Slurpee Unity Tour’

Is President Barack Obama willing to risk Slurpee brainfreeze as he grapples with political gridlock? A strange but real possibility. The president’s campaign-trail attack on Republicans as Slurpee-sipping do-nothings boomeranged on him the day after the GOP won the House majority in last week’s midterm elections. He was asked if he would have likely House […]

WV-2012 Pres: 56% Republican, 34% Obama (PPP 10/30-31)

Public Policy Polling 10/30-31/10; 1,676 likely 2010 voters, 2.4% margin of error 521 “typical” Republican primary voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release West Virginia 2012 President: General Election 56% Republican, 34% Obama 2012 President: Republican Primary 25% Palin 22% Huckabee 15% Gingrich 15% Romney 2% Pawlenty 2% Pence 1% Daniels From […]

TX-2012 Pres: 59% Republican, 35% Obama (PPP 10/26-28)

Public Policy Polling 10/26-28/10; 568 likely 2010 voters, 4.1% margin of error 254 “typical” Republican primary voters, 6.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Texas 2012 President: General Election 59% Republican, 35% Obama 2012 President: Republican Primary 22% Palin 20% Huckabee 15% Romney 15% Gingrich 3% Pence 2% Daniels From The Huffington Post

MN-2012 Pres: 47% Republican, 45% Obama (PPP 10/27-29)

Public Policy Polling 10/27-29/10; 2058 likely 2010 voters, 2.2% margin of error 499 “typical” Republican primary voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Minnesota 2012 President: General Election 47% Republican, 45% Obama 2012 President: Republican Primary 19% Pawlenty 18% Palin 14% Huckabee 11% Gingrich 11% Romney 3% Daniels 3% Pence From The […]