On paper, that still balances out to a 52-47 Obama seat, so you’d expect Democrats to be competitive here. But when you add in the low turnout a special election is likely to yield plus the eternal chip on Staten Island’s shoulder that’s only grown more inflamed lately, it’s going to be a very difficult race…..Share on Facebook
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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 1/19/15…Why Staten Island Democrats are afraid to talk about Garner
. It sounds like Jeb Bush is saying he’s not about to change his positions on Common Core or immigration reform in order to win a GOP primary race. On the one hand, I’m sure he has people telling him he doesn’t need to; on the other, I suspect he at least backs off of Common Core if he throws his hat into the ring.Share on Facebook
71%of the people who are in the New Healthcare program Like it…Those out side don’t know WTF they are talking about….
Speaking Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Burwell said that more than 500,000 people were able to log on to the government’s Web site, healthcare.gov, and that more than 1 million people have been “window-shopping” for insurance options.
“I think the vast majority of people coming to the site were able to get on and do what they had to do,” she said.
There is no shortage of reasons to worry about the state of the polling industry. Response rates to political polls are dismal. Even polls that make every effort to contact a representative sample of voters now get no more than 10 percent to complete their surveys — down from about 35 percent in the 1990s.Share on Facebook
A McClatchy-Marist poll released Thursday shows that support for potential Democratic candidate Clinton has dropped to under 50 percent in head-to-head matchups as support for Republican potential candidates such as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is gaining.Share on Facebook
People ain’t happy with what the Political parties are selling for the US Senate elections…Pollsters….
“With an ‘everything is terrible’ mindset, I’m mostly thinking about how after several years of cantankerous and unproductive lawmaking in Washington, there are very few political figures or institutions who the public trusts anymore,” the Washington Post’s polling analyst Scott Clement said in an interview.Share on Facebook
Clinton also performed well in head-to-head matchups with many Republican candidates. In one-on-one matchups, voters preferred her to Christie, Paul, Huckabee, Bush and Ryan by anywhere from 7 to 9 percentage points. Clinton maintains a clear advantage among women, who gave her at least a 16-point edge in each of those match ups…..Share on Facebook