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Shutdown could help Democrats retake House majority, poll suggests

A recent poll suggests the government shutdown could help Democrats regain control of the House of Representatives. The liberal MoveOn.org Political Action group commissioned the polls conducted by Public Policy Polling, which surveyed hundreds of registered voters last week in 24 mostly competitive congressional districts across the country. “Democrats must…

Poll: Santorum now leads GOP primary race

The wild race that is the Republican presidential primary has created another twist, as Rick Santorum has become the new leader of the field. In a new poll released Saturday from liberal polling firm Public Policy Polling, Santorum’s huge Tuesday night wins has now seen him surge ahead of both…

Colbert weighing presidential run after shock poll

As the Republican primary race rolls ever onward, it looks as if Mitt Romney has a real chance to become the inevitable nominee, and South Carolina could be his do-or-die moment. Oddly enough, a recent survey by Public Policy Polling found that South Carolina voters have another candidate in mind:…

Shock poll finds Colbert statistically tied with Perry in South Carolina

Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert is officially a third-tier GOP candidate. If he wants to be, that is. A survey (PDF) conducted by the Democratic-affiliated Public Policy Polling, published Tuesday, asked South Carolinians if they would vote for Stephen Colbert. Surprisingly, 5 percent said yes — bringing Colbert to sixth overall,…

Voters Feel Stuff About Things

This may be the most useless poll ever commissioned. And that includes Public Policy Polling’s “Transformers or Voltron?” poll of summer 1986. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 75% of likely voters now say they are at least somewhat angry at the government’s current policies, up four…

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