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  1. 2018 elections
    Beto O’Rourke’s Race Against Ted Cruz Is Officially a ‘Toss-up’After speaking to operatives in both parties, the Cook Political Report decided that the Texas Senate race is now a jump ball.
  2. 2018 elections
    Poll: Democrats Lead Senate Races in Arizona and TennesseeIf Democrats can pull off an upset in the Volunteer State, their chances of taking the Senate improve dramatically.
  3. climate change
    Voters Are Ready for a Green New Deal. Are Democrats?America currently lacks the political will for radical action on climate change — but the American people don’t.
  4. 2018 elections
    Voters Hate Trump More Than They Like This EconomyTrump’s approval rating is falling, even as wages and consumer confidence rise. That suggests the economy won’t save Republicans in November.
  5. the kavanaugh hearings
    Most Americans Can’t Name a Supreme Court JusticeThis fact is crucial to a choice the Democrats made when deciding their strategy to oppose Kavanaugh
  6. 2018 elections
    With the Midterms Two Months Away, Democrats Are Surging in the PollsAt a time when Republicans need to be closing the gap with Democrats, that gap seems to be increasing.
  7. polls
    MoviePass’s Garbage Summer Continues With Terrible User FeedbackIt’s been a rough couple of weeks.
  8. medicare for all
    New Poll Finds Majority of GOP Voters Support Medicare for AllIt isn’t politically risky for Democrats to campaign on Medicare for All. But actually implementing it will be a different story.
  9. 2018 elections
    6 New Midterm Polls You’ll Want to SeeBarn-burners in Wisconsin and Texas, a GOP governor in trouble in Illinois, and other numbers from the campaign trail.
  10. supreme court
    Poll: Brett Kavanaugh Is the Most Unpopular Supreme Court Pick in DecadesA plurality of Americans want the Senate to reject Kavanaugh, with only 28 percent of women supporting his ascension to the high court.
  11. The Radical Labor Policy That Every Democrat Should Run OnForcing companies to give workers representation on company boards is wildly popular, requires no tax hikes, and would almost certainly raise wages.
  12. The Radical Left’s Agenda Is More Popular Than the Mainstream GOP’sNew polls show that voters support a job guarantee, baby bonds, a public option for the internet, and government production of generic drugs.
  13. Polls: GOP Voters Think Trump’s Putin Summit Went GreatA large majority of Democrats and independents thought it was bad for the president to side with the Kremlin over the FBI. But Republicans disagreed.
  14. Democrats Need an Unbreakable Presidential Candidate in 2020Forget “electability,” which is often hard to measure. Democrats should focus on uniting behind a 2020 candidate with no big weaknesses.
  15. Poll: Swing-District Voters See GOP As ‘More Corrupt’A survey of 48 Republican-held (but competitive) districts finds 54 percent of voters saying the GOP is “more corrupt” than the Democrats.
  16. Democrats Looking Good Again on Key Midterm Polling NumbersAfter some pro-Republican trends in the late spring and early summer, the generic congressional ballot and Trump’s approval ratings are stabilizing.
  17. Abolishing ICE Is About As Popular As Trump’s Immigration AgendaPolls show only 25 percent of voters want to “abolish ICE” — while only 12 percent agree with Trump’s decision to end DACA.
  18. How to Interpret 2018 Polls Without Fooling YourselfThe first rule: “Don’t believe the hype.” The other rules are almost as simple.
  19. Poll: Nearly 70 Percent of Voters Don’t Want Roe v. Wade OverturnedAs Republicans prepare to replace Kennedy with a more anti-abortion justice, a new poll shows overwhelming support for maintaining abortion rights.
  20. Will the Border Crisis Actually Affect Trump’s Popularity?So far the biggest week of outrage spurred by the Trump presidency doesn’t seem to be affecting his approval ratings.
  21. Trump Isn’t Very Popular in the Heartland States He Won in 2016It doesn’t look like Trump is going to be that powerful a positive factor for GOP Senate and House candidates in some key states he won in 2016.
  22. Polling Is Still Working, According to Nate SilverThere’s wide variance in the new pollster ratings, but the upshot is that polling is not broken (yet).
  23. Here’s Why Trump’s Approval Rating Has Gone UpAnd why his support is still weaker than it looks.
  24. Voters Who Like ‘Medicare for All’ May Not Support Single-PayerTruth is, single-payer is very different from Medicare, even if it borrows the Medicare “brand.”
  25. Is the 2018 Democratic Wave Receding?The big picture still suggests a positive picture for Team Blue — but there are a lot of questions.
  26. Polls: Democrats on Track to Flip 3 GOP Senate SeatsThat’s more than enough to take the chamber — if the Democrats’ red-state incumbents survive November.
  27. The Trump Tax Cuts Are Still Unpopular. That’s a Crisis for Conservatives.If the GOP can’t get Americans to enjoy the candy of its fiscal agenda, how will they ever get them to eat the vegetables?
  28. politics
    Comey Confirms That Hillary Clinton’s Inevitability Was Her UndoingLike many others, Comey bought into the overconfidence of a Clinton victory, but few had as much power to derail her campaign.
  29. Trump Thinks He’s Wildly PopularIn Trump’s world, any adverse information about his standing is “fake,” and even positive polls don’t capture his tremendous standing.
  30. Phil Bredesen and Democrats’ Long-Shot Effort to Win Back the SenateA new poll in Tennessee shows a Democrat with a solid lead in a bid to flip a GOP Senate seat.
  31. Why Are Trump’s Approval Ratings on the Rise?He’s more popular now than he was in December — even if that’s not saying much.
  32. Polls: After GOP Tax Bill Went Into Effect, It Became Less PopularTwo new surveys suggest that the Trump tax cuts won’t be the electoral boon that Republicans hoped they’d be.
  33. Poll: Trump Down 8 Points to Generic Democrat in 2020 RaceThe presidential election is only 972 days away.
  34. Democrat Looking Strong in Trump-Country Special Congressional ElectionConor Lamb’s not a long-shot candidate anymore, despite heavy GOP and Trump efforts on behalf of his opponent.
  35. Trump Being Trump Seems to Make Him Less PopularThe GOP has an unusually acute problem in mobilizing a party base that glories in Trumpian outrages, without frightening the rest of the country.
  36. The Democrats’ Polling Panic May Be OverThe GOP had been gaining in polls for weeks — but a new batch of surveys puts the Democratic advantage back into “wave” territory.
  37. No, Smug Liberals Aren’t the Reason We Lack Sane Gun LawsContra David Brooks, liberals haven’t alienated half of America; Congress has just ignored the will of nearly all of it.
  38. The Special Election in Deep Red PA-18 Is a Dead HeatFor Republicans in 2018, the polls giveth and the polls taketh away.
  39. The Coming Democratic Wave May Be Smaller Than ExpectedThere are good signs for Republicans that show a Democratic “wave” is no longer certain, but in the end turnout patterns could matter most.
  40. A New Poll Looks Mighty Grim for DemocratsIt’s just one poll, but GOP tax reform seems to be getting a lot more popular.
  41. The Trump Tax Cuts Will Not Save Republicans This FallA new poll finds only 2 percent of Americans believe Trump’s tax law got them a raise, while 58 percent say the plan primarily benefits the rich.
  42. Turnout Will Win It for Moore or Jones, But GOP Will Have a Headache Either WayIn a strange campaign where the front-runner disappeared and the polls are all over the place, turnout patterns will matter most.
  43. The Polls Agree: Jones Leads Moore by 10 — or Trails Him by 9Surveys of tomorrow’s special Senate election in Alabama are all over the place. But there’s reason for Democrats to be optimistic.
  44. Trump Proud of Poll Showing Most Americans Think He’s a Lying SexistTo be fair, the poll also shows that most Americans disapprove of the job he’s doing as president.
  45. Shutting Down the Government for Dreamers May Be Risky for DemocratsOf all the reasons for triggering a government shutdown, reestablishing DACA protections ranks low in public support.
  46. How Much Power Are Republicans Willing to Sacrifice for Their Precious Tax Bill?At this point Republicans are risking their political prospects in 2018, and beyond, for an unpopular bill.
  47. Republicans Have Written the Least Popular Tax Bill in Modern HistoryIt’s the first unpopular tax cut in at least four decades — and is even more hated than the bill that raised taxes under Clinton.
  48. early and often
    Report: Trump’s Staff Keeps Him Happy With ‘Delusional’ Good PollsHe apparently gets upset when he sees the regular polls.
  49. Obama Is Now More Popular Than Trump in Alabama, Fox News Poll FindsAlso, Democrat Doug Jones leads Roy Moore by eight points in the race for Jeff Sessions’s old Senate seat.
  50. First Poll After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations Shows Moore, Jones Dead EvenA survey in which 82 percent of respondents indicated they’d heard about the Post story involving Moore indicated he’s damaged but not doomed.
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