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    CNN Poll: Younger Voters in Battleground States Going For Trump

    CNN’s poll of registered voters nationwide show Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 51 to 46 percent. But it’s a different story in the battleground states, where the race for president will be decided. (emphasis is mine) Though other recent polling has shown some signs of concern for Biden among…
    Donna Martinez, May 18, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day: 2020 Election as Brand Marketing

    Fascinating piece written by Fortune’s Geoff Colvin that looks at candidates as brands and assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the 2020 presidential field in two categories: brand strength and brand stature. Why did virtually every top pollster and pundit get the 2016 election screamingly wrong? On…
    Donna Martinez, January 24, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day

    A recent Quinnipiac poll shows interesting voter views on which major political party is better at handling particular issues. Details here.
    Donna Martinez, December 16, 2019
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    Poll: 49% Expect Tax Hike If Democrat Elected President

    From Rasmussen comes a poll of likely voters on their expectations for November 2020.  Cutting taxes remains an important voting issue for 2020, but voters think it’s more likely taxes will go up, especially if the Democratic nominee wins the White House. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and…
    Donna Martinez, November 12, 2019
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    Rasmussen: 17% of Democrats Identify More With Trump

    From Rasmussen’s latest deep dive into what likely voters are thinking right now: Looking closer, we see that 61% of Likely Republican Voters think Trump’s views are closer to their own. Twenty percent (20%) identify more with the average Republican member of Congress, while nine percent (9%) feel closest…
    Donna Martinez, October 31, 2019
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    Politico: Here’s Who’s For Impeachment in NC Delegation

    According to politico.com, here are the members of the U.S. Congress who support impeaching President Donald Trump. The three representatives on the list are Reps. George “G.K.” Butterfield, Alma Adams, and David E. Price. This list is broken down by state and is current as of Sept. 24. The “g”…
    Donna Martinez, September 25, 2019
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    Harvard/Harris Poll: Trump Approval Hits 2-Year High

    The Hill reports on President Trump’s approval rating, as measured by the Harvard/Harris poll: President Trump’s job approval rating is the highest it’s been in two years, boosted by voter optimism about the economy, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey. The survey found that 48 percent approve…
    Donna Martinez, June 3, 2019
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    Trump Like Moby Dick?

    This is the best description I’ve seen of President Trump. It comes in a National Review piece by Victor Davis Hanson. The piece begins this way: One way of envisioning the Democratic obsessions with Donald Trump is as an addiction. We have seen the initial impeachment efforts; the attempt…
    Donna Martinez, May 31, 2019