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New Public Religion Research Survey Finds Gays Are Winning Big

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:32 PM February 27, 2014
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The results of the survey released yesterday were very bad news for organized religion and Republicans and very good news for marriage equality.

News

Devolving: 7 Out Of 10 Republicans In Georgia Believe In Creationism

by David Badash ● 12:36 PM August 9, 2013
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A new PPP poll finds that 70 percent of those who identify as Republican in the Peach State still believe in the debunked concept of creationism, and only 17 percent believe in evolution.

DOMA

Senator Boxer To The Social Security Administration – Make All Same-Sex Couples Eligible For Benefits Or We Will

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:37 PM July 2, 2013
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California Senator Barbara Boxer has asked the Social Security Administration to co-operate with congress, to assure all same-sex married couples are eligible for benefits, regardless of where they live.

News

More Trouble For GOP: Majority Of Americans View Republicans Unfavorably, New Poll Finds

by David Badash ● 5:40 PM June 18, 2013
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The Republican Party and the Tea Party are in trouble. A new poll taken June 1-4 and just released by Gallup finds the majority of Americans view the GOP unfavorably.

DOMA

North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan Comes Out For Marriage Equality

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:33 PM March 27, 2013
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North Carolina’s Kay Hagan is the latest Democratic Senator from a culturally conservative state to publicly pledge her support for marriage equality.

News

Obama Up Eight Points Over Romney In Latest Poll — Taken Before ’47%’

by David Badash ● 5:36 PM September 19, 2012
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President Obama is up a whopping eight points against Mitt Romney, according to a Pew poll just released.

News

Tweet Factoid Of The Day: Mitt Romney And The Polls

by David Badash ● 1:44 PM September 8, 2012
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FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver tweets, “Kind of striking that Romney has NEVER led in the national polling average, even though the race has usually been very close.”

Democratic National Convention

Obama Convention Polling Bump Jumps 7 To Highest Since Killing Bin Laden

by David Badash ● 2:20 PM September 7, 2012
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President Obama’s DNC convention polling bump jump puts him at his highest numbers since killing Osama bin Laden – and that’s not even including his Thursday speech.

News

Congress Approval Rating Plunges To Tie Lowest Ever, Just As Romney Chooses Ryan

by David Badash ● 4:50 PM August 14, 2012
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Gallup finds that Congress now has a 10% approval rating, tying the lowest rating ever scored, in February, just as Mitt Romney has chosen Rep. Paul Ryan as his VP.

News

Romney Getting Hammered In All Polls — Here’s A Look At New Numbers

by David Badash ● 6:30 PM August 9, 2012
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Mitt Romney is getting hammered by President Obama in all the polls. The latest is via none other than Fox New — which has Obama up by an astounding nine points.

Civil Rights

Infographic: Marriage Equality Is A Mainstream Value

by David Badash ● 1:59 PM July 11, 2012
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This easy-to-understand info graphic, “Marriage Equality Is A Mainstream Value,” details and analyzes polling data and demographics from more than a dozen polls.

Marriage

Washington: Gay Marriage Poll Offers Surprising (And Concerning) Results

by David Badash ● 8:48 AM June 20, 2012
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A new poll released yesterday on same-sex marriage equality in Washington state offers surprising results.

News

Breaking: New Bloomberg Poll Gives Obama Double-Digit Lead Over Romney

by David Badash ● 8:23 AM June 20, 2012

A just-released Bloomberg National Poll puts President Barack Obama ahead of Mitt Romney by an amazing 13 points.

Bigotry Watch

29% Of Republicans Believe Being Gay Is A Reason To Fire Teachers

by David Badash ● 9:38 AM June 5, 2012
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29% of Republicans — almost three out of every ten — believe that school boards should be able to fire teachers simply for being gay.