By Carole on Apr 8, 2010
In the latest sign that the purple state of Pennsylvania is turning red, a new Quinnipiac poll shows Republican candidates leading in both the senatorial and gubernatorial races. Next month's special election to fill the late Congressman John Murtha's (D) seat is a toss up and President Obama's approval rate in the Keystone state is plummeting.
By Carole on Mar 25, 2010
While Democrats in Washington are complaining about Republican efforts to stop, repeal and replace the brand new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare), a new poll finds that the majority of Americans want Republicans to keep on challenging parts of the bill.
By Carole on Mar 20, 2010
The more President Obama pushes his hugely unpopular and obscenely expensive version of health care reform, the lower his approval rating goes. Over the past few days he continued his charmless offensive - traveling to Ohio to deliver the same old stump speech in front of another friendly crowd and granting a brief interview to Fox News at which he seemed uncomfortable and ill prepared to face real questions on the bill. So what was the result of his latest efforts?
By Carole on Mar 17, 2010
A new poll shows that while President Obama's approval rating remains at 48% (47% disapprove), just 17% approve of the job Congress is doing. (source) Considering that Democrats have overwhelming majorities in both the House and Senate, President Obama is the leader of the Democratic Party and Congress has spent the last year pushing the president's far-left agenda to the exclusion of almost all other government business; why the disconnect between the approval ratings?
By Carole on Mar 5, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) started the day the way he has for months; as one of the driving forces pushing the hugely unpopular and obscenely expensive Obamacare bill through the legislative process. Then he took a break to address the issue that the American people actually care about: jobs. That should have made his day a little brighter, right? Not exactly.