Faced with the prospect that New York lawmakers will make gay marriage the law there this week, Christian organizations are touting new polling data that runs counter to data brought out in waves by major nationally respected firms such as Gallup over the last two years showing fast-expanding support among the U.S. population in favor of extending marriage rights to the millions of gay Americans.
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Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District is a sprawling place where incumbent Democrat John Salazar does not shy away from telling voters that the health care reform bill is good for Colorado. Of course, it is also a district where challenger State Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is only too happy to tell the same voters that the health care bill is an over-reaching waste of taxpayer money.
On a town-hall style press conference call Tuesday night, President Barack Obama joined Sen. Michael Bennet to present his reasons Democratic voters should choose the incumbent Democratic senator as their candidate over former state Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff in Tuesday’s primary election.
Former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff is readying a primary challenge to incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet.
Supporters urged Romanoff to mount a primary challenge to Gov. Bill Ritter, whose surprise appointment of Bennet left some party activists angry, The Denver Post’s Michael Riley and Christopher N. Osher report, but the 44-year-old Denver Democrat has instead decided to take on Bennet.
Tagging the contenders “an underwhelming field all around,” FiveThirtyEight.com’s Nate Silver lists the Colorado Senate seat held by Democrat Michael Bennet as the seventh-most-likely seat to change hands in the 2010 election . Silver’s August rankings reflect a “fairly…
WASHINGTON — More than two weeks after President Obama said that Cambridge, Mass., police had “acted stupidly” by arresting Harvard University Prof. Henry Louis Gates for arguing with them inside his home, Republicans are still taking stock of their unexpected political gift.
On the heels of a poll that shows Latino voter support for the Republican Party dropping into single digits, GOP senators are preparing to launch a new round of attacks on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, Roll Call reports.
Only 8 percent of Latino voters view the Republican Party favorably, compared with 86 percent who view it unfavorably, according to a nonpartisan Research 2000 poll released Monday by Daily Kos. That’s down from the already low esteem Latino voters had for Republicans before the Sottomayor nomination, The Plum Line’s Greg Sarget points out. In May, the GOP was viewed favorably by 11 percent of Latino voters and unfavorably by 79 percent.
Only eight percent of Americans agree with Tom Tancredo that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor “is a racist,” according to a non-partisan poll released Friday. A majority ranks “empathy” as important for a Supreme Court justice and an even bigger majority says Sotomayor is qualified for the high court.
Vicious personal attacks leveled by conservatives designed to undermine the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court haven’t yet turned the public against the likely first Latina judge appointed to the nation’s highest bench.
Older folks are weathering kitchen table economic worries far better than their children or grandchildren, reports the Pew Research Center in a new telephone survey of American adults.