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Poll: Obama leads Romney by 18 points in California | McClatchy
President Barack Obama maintains a double-digit edge over Republican Mitt Romney in California heading into the summer months, leading 55 percent to 37 percent among likely voters, according to a Field Poll released today. The results affirm predictions that Obama is on his way to winning blue California in his quest for a second term.
6/28: Obama Edges Romney in Michigan | Home of the Marist Poll: Pebbles and Pundits
In the battle for Michigan's 16 electoral votes, President Barack Obama receives 47% to 43% for Mitt Romney among registered voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. One percent supports another candidate, and 10% are undecided. "Romney may be Michigan's native son, but it's Obama who is scoring points on likeability," says Dr. Lee M.
Preparing for the Supreme Court's Big Health Care Decision
Everyone's waiting for the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act that's expected to come as early as tomorrow, so here's our guide to how you should be preparing of the Court's decision. Depending on how the Supreme Court rules, which is expected before the Court's term ends this week, the Affordable Care Act could live, die, or limp into existence in a modified form.
News from The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer Americans believe the economy is getting better and a majority disapproves of how President Barack Obama is handling it, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Republican challenger Mitt Romney has exploited those concerns and moved into a virtually even position with the president.
GOP 12: Romney's great day of polling
Quite a few positive polls for Mitt Romney today.a. An EPIC-MRA poll showing him ahead of Obama in Michigan, 46%-45%.b. A Rasmussen poll showing him tied with Obama in Colorado, 45%-45%.c. A Purple Strategies poll showing him ahead of the president in Florida, 49%-45%.d.
Hotline On Call
There's something shocking about the new American Crossroads ad airing in New Mexico. It's not a hit on the newly-minted Democratic nominee, Rep. Martin Heinrich, but a positive bio-spot on GOP nominee Heather Wilson. The ad -- released just two days after the primary election -- sticks out because Crossroads normally functions as a GOP attack dog, running negative ads against Democratic candidates.
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If current results in California hold, Democrats will be left without a general election candidate in one of their biggest House targets this November. It's just not the one people had their eyes on before Tuesday's all-party, top-two primary. With 100 percent of precincts reporting in California's 31st District, two Republicans -- Rep.
Mitt Romney, Fighting Moderate, Wins Over The Right
Romney supporters crash an Axelrod press conference in Boston. (Reuters / JESSICA RINALDI) BOSTON, Mass. - After a day spent waging bi-coastal combat with the Obama campaign, Mitt Romney's team in Boston earned the highest compliment Rush Limbaugh has ever paid them Thursday afternoon: "I'm telling you," he said.
Bye, Bye Bain? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BREAKING: JOBS REPORT IN ONE WORD: 'UGH'. The nation's jobs picture dimmed in May as employers added just 69,000 jobs and the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2 percent, a continuation of a long, slow employment recovery that began 33 months ago, according to the ABC News Business Unit.
Hotline On Call
Welcome back to Hotline Sort. Rep. Silvestre Reyes is the sixth House member to lose a party primary this year, while Ted Cruz forces David Dewhurst into a Senate runoff in Texas. Meanwhile, Artur Davis switches parties, a New Mexico primary turns ugly, Andrew Cuomo's approval rating is over 70 percent and Scott Walker raises another eye-popping haul.
Mets Will Watch for Improprieties on Banner Day
The resumption of Banner Day on Sunday comes with a proviso: the Mets reserve the right to deny access to the parade to anyone deemed to have an inappropriate banner. But just what is inappropriate? Foul language is obviously prohibited, but what about a banner that pokes fun at the Mets because of their entanglement with Bernard L.
Party Identification in Florida Polling
Party Identification in Florida Polling May 24, 2012 by schwartzdoug Yesterday's Quinnipiac University Poll on the presidential race in Florida was criticized by Democratic consultant Steve Schale for the partisan and racial composition of its sample. The charges were repeated in a blog by the Tampa Bay Times' Adam Smith.
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The recent scuffle over Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage appears not to have damaged her so far in her bid to unhorse Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown. A poll released Wednesday night showed Brown with a one point lead, 41 percent to 40 percent, down from nine in the same poll in February.