At a time when Congress is 'universally despised,' the climate for Election 2014 could be especially unfavorable for incumbents, more than anti-Democrat or anti-Republican, Celinda Lake of the bipartisan Battleground Poll said March 25.
Battleground Poll finds that most voters say Washington gridlock is America’s most pressing problem, as approval ratings for Congress hit single digits and President Obama's ratings trend down.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has all but ignored New Hampshire, focusing on Iowa. As a result, her New Hampshire campaign staff reportedly has quit.
Conservative advocacy and polling group Resurgent Republic's Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee Chairman, and Ed Goeas, a veteran GOP pollster, argue independents like President Obama but don't believe he's made the economy better.
Two Republican pollsters say their data show that both Republican and independent voters are growing angrier about the stubbornly high jobless rate.
Rep. Michele Bachmann announced her presidential candidacy Monday, saying she is a 'bold choice.' Can she win the Iowa caucuses? And can she broaden her appeal beyond the tea party?
Democrats will be fortunate not to lose at least one house of Congress in Election 2010. But beyond that, major uncertainties remain, and in fact may be increasing.
A new poll showing an 'intensity gap' between Democratic and Republican voters raises questions about the Tea Party's impact ahead of 2010 Congressional elections.
Voters are in a sour mood, which could lead to trouble for incumbents in Congress and statehouses in 2010, bipartisan pollsters say. Will it be a repeat of the 'Republican revolution' of 1994?