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Behind the Numbers Archive: Sarah Palin

Partisan reactions to Tucson shootings

Evaluations of President Obama's handling of the shootings in Tucson are highly positive across the political spectrum, with nearly eight in 10 giving him high marks for his response to the incident. Even 71 percent of Republicans say they approve of his leadership following the shootings. But reactions to Sarah Palin's handling were more measured.

By Peyton Craighill  | January 17, 2011; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Republican Party, Sarah Palin, Tea party  
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Sarah Palin by the numbers

The public's take on Sarah Palin remains deeply split along partisan and gender lines, according to the new Washington Post-ABC News poll, and among women, the gap between Democrats and Republicans is even wider. Crosstabs on these questions below. Q. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Sarah...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | November 16, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Crosstabs, Sarah Palin  
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Palin: Everywoman or Conservative Darling?

Following up on today's back-and-forth about whether Sarah Palin represents the "democratic ideal" of the everywoman (see Ross Douthat here; John Sides here), we've assembled some data from last year's campaign. Favorability ratings taken in Washington Post-ABC News pre-election polls found some measure of the education divide Douthat suggests in...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | July 6, 2009; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Exit polls, Polls, Sarah Palin  
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