Polling

48 percent think Trump should be impeached, new poll shows

The percentage of Americans who want President Donald Trump impeached is higher than the number who don't, according to a new survey by Public Policy …

Elections

The Trump-Ketchup Controversy

<i>President Trump has a peculiar favorite dinner:</i> <i>steak, well-done, with a side of ketchup</i><i>. Even among Trump voters, such a combination is controversial. But what explains the President’s unusual food preference?</i><p>With President Trump now on his first foreign trip, the <i>New York Times</i> released a report on …

Donald Trump

‘SNL’ Season Finale Pokes Fun at Tumult in the Trump White House

The season finale of "Saturday Night Live" capitalized on a tumultuous week in Washington, D.C., with a cold open that poked fun at the scandal-plagued White House and paid homage to the way the show handled the 2016 election results.<p>Alec Baldwin as President Trump sat at a piano and belted out …

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

President Trump's Approval Rating Hits New Low in Yet Another Poll

President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped to its lowest point since he was inaugurated in January, a new poll has found.<p>The Reuters/Ipsos …

Elections

Pippa Middleton Marries Hedge Fund Guy in Lavish Ceremony

Philippa Charlotte “Pippa” Middleton, the 33-year-old little sister of Kate Middleton, wed millionaire hedge fund manager James Matthews in …

Royal Family

Watch Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Talk Presidential Aspirations on 'Tonight Show'

<i>Baywatch</i> star and former WWE champ Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wasn't messing around when he told GQ earlier this month that running for President …

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Is Donald Trump Really Losing His Base of White Voters?

A conversation with Tom Jensen, director of Public Policy Polling, to talk about the veracity of polls, Trump's (seemingly) wavering base, and The Rock's chances at winning the presidency.<p>This week, within the span of 48 hours, news broke that President Trump revealed allies’ highly classified …

Donald Trump

The Current Economic and Hiring Climate for Small Businesses

Small business owners are optimistic about their current business situation as well as the outlook for the next 12 months, according to recent …

Small Business

New polling shows a sharp increase in skepticism about Trump’s relationship to Russia

Remember the very first episode of “Black Mirror,” the one in which the prime minister of the United Kingdom is extorted into doing … something he would rather not have done? He woke up that morning just a regular ol’ prime minister and by midafternoon he’d ended up cheating on his wife, sort of.<p>If …

Elections

Here's what it would take for President Trump to be impeached

On Wednesday Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas called for President Trump to be impeached. "This is about my position. This is about what I believe. …

Donald Trump

Biden: Every person should speak out against anti-LGBT hate

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden: Every person should speak out against anti-LGBT hate Biden to receive award at Dem LGBT gala Poll: …

LGBTQ

POLL: Here's how top 2020 Democratic challengers stack up against Trump

A recent poll from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling showed a series of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates doing quite well in head-to-head matchups against President Donald Trump.<p>The PPP poll put former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Al Franken of …

Elections

Trump's advisers are reportedly afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders

Some senior advisers to President Donald Trump are afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders over worries about what he might say, the <i>New York</i> …

Donald Trump

Could Trump Be Impeached? Here's How That Process Really Works

President Trump's latest actions have not sat well with many Americans, and now the word "impeachment" is making the rounds.<p>On May 9, POTUS fired FBI Director James Comey, who was in charge of investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia. The rest of the week was a …

Government

The Rock Is Already Leading Trump in the 2020 Presidential Race

It smells like The Rock is cooking up an election victory, should he go ahead and throw his hat into the ring in the 2020 presidential race.<p>According …

Elections

Americans increasingly back impeachment; John McCain compares Donald Trump scandals to Watergate

The poll has been regularly asking voters about impeachment since January, and this is the first time more respondents are in favor of it than are …

Donald Trump

Significant Digits For Wednesday, May 17, 2017

<i>You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news.</i><p>40 percent<p>That’s the percentage of working Americans ages 25 …

Political Science

Amid Scandal-Plagued Week, Trump Agenda Looks in Trouble

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a news conference after the weekly Senate Republicans policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, …

Mitch McConnell

CEO Daily: Wednesday, 17th May

Top News<p>• “<b>I Hope You Can Let This Go.”</b><p>President Donald Trump asked James Comey to shut down the FBI’s probe into Michael Flynn, Trump’s first choice …

BHP Billiton

Public support for Trump’s impeachment now outweighs opposition, a new poll finds

Despite several controversies, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, US president Donald Trump’s approval rating has remained pretty stable at 40% in the past weeks, according to polling released today by Public Policy Polling (pdf, p.3).<p>What is going up, however, is the number of …

Elections

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Is Currently Leading Donald Trump In The Polls For The 2020 Election

Donald Trump still has 1,344 days left in his first term as president (probably), but the Public Policy Polling is already looking ahead to the 2020 election.<p>Considering his 38% approval rating, and the fact that he’s openly giving away highly confidential information to the Russians, it’s not a …

Elections

The majority of Americans now want to impeach Trump, poll finds

A poll has for the first time found a majority of Americans support impeaching Donald Trump.<p>The poll, the Democratic polling company Public Policy …

Elections

Poll: Fewer Americans than ever believe the Bible is the ‘actual word of God to be taken literally’

The share of Americans who believe that the Bible is “to be taken literally” has reached a record low, according to a new Gallup Poll.<p>Less than one in four Americans — 24 percent — believe that the Bible is literal “word for word,” the lowest percentage in 40 years, Gallup reported Tuesday.<p>Just 26 …

Theology

Nearly Half of American Voters Want Trump Impeached, Poll Says - VICE

Over Trump's last month in office, the government has lost an FBI director, gained a controversial new healthcare bill, and left many people wondering whether or not the current administration can be trusted to handle highly classified intelligence. Perhaps those are just some of the reasons that a …

Elections

Americans overwhelmingly like Obamacare more than Trumpcare

A new poll shows Americans aren't big fans of the new GOP healthcare bill and even like the old system better.<p>According to a poll from Public Policy Polling released Tuesday, 53% of those surveyed said they preferred the Affordable Care Act over the Republicans' American Health Care Act. Just 27% …

Health Care

Poll: Biden is top Dem in 2020 matchup with Trump

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden: Every person should speak out against anti-LGBT hate Biden to receive award at Dem LGBT gala Poll: …

Elections

Impeachment may be a real possibility for Donald Trump

As Democrats start to mull removing Trump for office, a poll finds that voters have Dems' backs<p>Nearly half of all Americans want to see President Donald Trump get impeached.<p>A new survey released by Public Policy Polling found that 48 percent of Americans would support impeaching Trump, compared to …

Donald Trump

Democrats Open Big Lead on Generic Ballot

A new Public Policy Polling survey shows Democrats now have a 49% to 38% lead overall on the generic congressional ballot.<p>“Even more notable though …

Elections

This Poll Has The Rock Beating Donald Trump For President in 2020

​15 percent of those surveyed who voted for Trump were now on The Rock’s side<p>Trump vs. The Rock: Who you got? No, this isn't a pro wrestling showdown between WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump and 17-time champion The Rock. Rather, it's an apparently serious political possibility for 2020, as …

Donald Trump

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.16.17

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.<p>* In the new Public Policy Polling survey, the Democratic advantage on the …

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