Archive for October, 2012
According to a new poll from Franklin and Marshall, Mitt Romney is just four percentage points behind President Barack Obama … in Pennsylvania. In September, that gap was a full nine points. “Momentum is with Romney,” says poll director Terry Madonna. Madonna thinks that Romney may run out of time to make up that deficit. […]
There are only 6 days left to campaign and following the Hurricane Sandy pause Team Romney is gearing up for a final push to close out the cycle that would dwarf any prior campaign’s effort. According to CNN, Team Romney will hit 11-states with all-stars from the GOP’s deep bench, Colorado, Ohio, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North […]
Rush skewers Gov. Christie for his praise of Obama and having him take a tour of the hurricane damage today in New Jersey. He pretty much nails him here (audio)
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A tight race with plenty of Undecided voters show how Iowa is clearly up for grabs based on the latest University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll. Obama leads by 2 with Independents, 41.9 to 40.2:
Romney leads among likely voters, though, with 45.2 percent of the vote compared to 44.4 percent for Obama, with 6 percent undecided and […]
What better way to close out our Morning Of The Living Polls with this tongue-in-cheek (lip?) pledge from David Axelrod? When challenged on the sudden expansion of the electoral map for Mitt Romney into previously-considered safe Democratic states, Team Obama’s communications director scoffed at the notion that Barack Obama might be vulnerable in Pennsylvania, Michigan, […]
MARION — Joan Stevens was one of several early voters at the polls on Monday. But when Stevens tried to cast her ballot for president, she noticed a problem. Upon selecting “Mitt Romney” on the electronic touch screen, Barack Obama’s name lit up. It took Stevens three tries before her selection was accurately recorded.
“You want […]
· Governor Romney leads President Obama by three percentage points in Florida, 50 to 47 percent.
· Democrat Bill Nelson leads Connie Mack by three percentage points in the Florida Senate race, 49 to 46 percent.
· A majority of Florida likely voters (51 percent) do not approve of President Obama’s job performance. 43 percent approve of […]
President Barack Obama has seen a once-steady lead in Michigan decline to just 2 points in a recent poll, and Michigan has been thrown into “toss-up” status in the election’s final week.
The poll, from The Detroit News, finds Obama leading Republican rival Mitt Romney, 47.7 percent to 45 percent. That’s the second poll in a week […]
Yesterday Mitt Romney turned a previously scheduled campaign event in Ohio into a hurricane relief event. Romney asked supporters to bring canned goods and other supplies to help storm victims recover on the East Coast. He only spoke for ten minutes at the event and quickly jumped in to help load supplies. His campaign bus […]
For those of you saying, “That’s all well and good but Obama is still ahead,” here are more hard numbers: 2.2 million early votes have thus far been cast in the Sunshine State. This isn’t a juicy-juice poll, these are cold hard numbers. Among those early votes cast, Democrats are only up 43-41%. Yes, that’s […]
Mitt Romney has now reached the 50% mark for the first time in Colorado and leads President Obama by four in the critical swing state. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Colorado Voters finds Romney with 50% support to Obama’s 46%. Two percent (2%) like some other candidate, and one percent (1%) remains […]
BOMBSHELL:Gingrich: A “reliable Senator” tells me two networks have stand-down e-mails from Donilon’s office
Via the Daily Caller, Newt Gingrich thinks that the Benghazi scandal might blow wide open over the next two days, thanks to e-mails that he claims two networks now possess from the office of the National Security Advisor, Tom Donilon. According to a “reliable Senator” who tipped him to the information, Gingrich says that the e-mails […]
Don’t have the cross-tabs yet but this was the firm that had a D +9 poll two weeks ago with Obama leading by 10. The 2008 party ID was D +5 and in 2004 it was D +4. As soon as the details are released I’ll be certain to break down these results.
From Tom Hauser, […]
Before Superstorm Sandy put the presidential race on pause, President Obama held just a one-point lead over Mitt Romney nationally, according to a new CBS News/ New York Times poll, while voters continue to see Romney as stronger on the economy.
In the final days of the campaign, the storm may have changed the dynamics of […]
BREAKING: KFAB (10/30/2012….5:28pm) Fischer: 56% Kerrey 44%, 1168 Likely Voter Sample, 2.9 MOE (Gravis Marketing and North Star Campaigns)
Democrats more than Republicans are getting their most loyal supporters to vote early, but with polls showing a close race among those who have voted so far, concerns are being raised about a GOP tsunami on the actual Election Day, next Tuesday.
According to a GOP analysis of early voting and absentee ballot requests provided to […]
Raleigh, N.C. — Mitt Romney has moved ahead of President Barack Obama in North Carolina in the final week before the election, according to a WRAL News poll released Tuesday.
SurveyUSA polled 682 likely voters statewide between Saturday and Monday and found that 50 percent would vote for Romney and 45 percent for Obama if the […]
Battery maker A123 Systems vowed thousands of new jobs when it received a nearly quarter-billion-dollar stimulus grant in late 2009, but federal job-tracking figures show only a few hundred positions were created before the company joined a growing list of federally backed energy businesses that ended in bankruptcy.
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RUSH: Vienna, Virginia. Holly, thanks for calling. Thanks for waiting. It’s great to have you here on the EIB Network. Hi.
CALLER: Hi. Thanks for taking my call.
RUSH: You bet.
CALLER: It’s a great segue talking about closing the gender gap. Because I’m one of those women that voted for Obama last time and I don’t […]
Republican nominee Mitt Romney gained a one-point lead on President Barack Obama in the latest Washington Post-ABC News daily tracking poll. It is the fifth consecutive day that the race has been within a single point or less, and it’s a one-point change from Monday’s results.
Romney gets 49 percent of the vote, while Obama gets 48 percent.
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