People say they would apportion blame about evenly between the Obama administration and the Republicans in the event of a government shutdown. Some 36 percent in a new Washington Post poll conducted with the Pew Research Center say they'd blame Republicans and 35 percent Obama, with 17 percent volunteering that they'd blame both.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday offers an opportunity to focus the nation's attention on the policy priorities for the year ahead - but the public is already honed in on Topic A, the economy.
The new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Republicans leading Democrats by six points among likely voters, with 49 percent backing the Republican candidate in their own U.S. House district and 43 percent behind the Democrat. Here are some highlights from the crosstabs:...
| October 5, 2010; 4:39 PM ET |
Categories: Congress, Polls, Post Polls, Republican Party | Tags: 2010, congress, democrats, election, likely voters, republicans
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News of Republican congressional candidates' "Pledge to America" has not broken though, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Only about a third of Americans are familiar with the new GOP document; fully two-thirds express no knowledge of the conservative framework that proposes to reduce the size of government...
| October 5, 2010; 11:59 AM ET |
Categories: Congress, Polls, Post Polls, Republican Party | Tags: Congress, election 2010, gingrich, midterms, pledge to ameica, republicans
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's multi-million dollar ad buy across 60 congressional districts makes a statement that the party will come to the front lines to hold the House of Representatives. But what are they fighting against? A look at results from the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll among those...
The new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Democrats and Republicans near deadlocked in a generic ballot test, with 47 percent of registered voters backing the Republican candidate in their own U.S. House district and 46 percent behind the Democrat. Likely voters break 49 percent for the Republican, 45 percent for...