Obama’s Job Approval Rating Has Yet to Recover After Health Care Roll Out

By: Friday January 24, 2014 6:13 am

President Obama started to see a real drop in his job approval rating when it become clear the problems with the federal exchanges were more extensive than first thought. Since those early problematic months, his administration has managed to mostly repair the website but that has not repaired his standing with the American people. Obama [...]

Support for Obama and Obamacare Drops

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 10:50 pm

The country has been remarkably patient with the problematic roll out of Healthcare.gov, but it appears that after more than a month of glitches that patience has worn out. Support for President Obama and his signature law has dropped noticeably in the latest Quinnipiac poll. Only 39 percent of Americans currently support the new health [...]

Even Average Republicans Support Immigration Reform

By: Friday August 2, 2013 7:51 am

When the basic outlines of the Senate immigration reform bill are described to registered voters it receives overwhelming support. By a two-to-one margin it is backed by the American people. From Quinnipiac: 24. As you may know, the U.S. Senate recently voted to pass legislation reforming the immigration system. The bill would allow illegal immigrants [...]

Majority Concerned Domestic Surveillance Will Go Too Far

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 7:59 am

The revelations about the size and scope of the NSA’s domestic spying programs via Edward Snowden appears to be having a real impact on public opinion. The latest NBC/WSJ poll found that majority of Americans are concerned the government will go too far. According to the poll 56 percent of Americans believe that the government’s [...]

Most Americans Still Don’t Blame Republicans for Washington Gridlock

By: Friday July 12, 2013 9:42 am

A new Quinnipiac poll perfectly illustrates why Senate Democrats’ only hope for reducing Republican obstructionism is by changing the Senate rules. It found that the vast majority of voters still don’t blame the Republicans for gridlock in Washington. Among independents, 72 percent still blame both sides equally for the gridlock. From Quinnipaic: Who do you [...]

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Obama’s Involvement in Syria

By: Thursday July 11, 2013 7:32 am

Yet another poll makes it clear that the American people don’t want to be involved in Syria. According to a new Quinnipiac survey, only 27 percent of voters think it is in the national interest to be involved in the Syrian civil war, while 61 percent think it is not in our interest. Similarly, the [...]

Snowden’s Revelations Caused Major Shift in Opinions about Surveillance State

By: Wednesday July 10, 2013 7:06 am

Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA spying programs have successfully caused a significant shift in opinion among the American people. As Americans learn more about just how extensive the government’s “anti-terrorism” efforts, a plurality have concluded that the government goes too far by infringing on our rights. According a new Quinnipiac poll 45 percent of American [...]

Voters Overwhelmingly Expect Congress to Fail at Immigration Reform

By: Friday May 31, 2013 8:05 am

After years of Washington being dominated by crippling gridlock, the American people have come to expect this pattern to continue. Even though the Senate has been making real progress in a bipartisan immigration reform bill, the vast majority of American voters think it will eventually fail. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, only 24 percent [...]

Quinnipiac: Support for Gun Control Remains Strong

By: Thursday April 4, 2013 7:31 am

Support for stricter gun control remains constant according to a new Quinnipiac poll. It found 53 percent of Americans would support stricter gun control laws, while only 43 percent would oppose this change. The level of support for stricter gun control was effectively unchanged over the past few months. Quinnipiac’s poll from March and February [...]

Nearly Every Voter Supports Universal Gun Background Checks

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 8:20 am

To say that support for universal background checks for gun sales is overwhelming would be an understatement. A new Quinnipiac poll shows that almost every registered voter backs the policy change. According to the poll, 92 percent of voters nationwide support background checks for all gun buyers, only 7 percent oppose background checks. I cannot [...]