Polling

At Trump's one year mark, he still gets my vote. Here's why

A couple of months before the 2016 election, and in the crucible of then-candidate Donald Trump’s contretemps with a Muslim Gold Star family, I wrote a piece headlined “Five Reasons a Sane Person Might Still Vote for Trump.”<p>Here we are, a year into the Trump presidency, and those five reasons still …

Opinion

World's Regard For U.S. Leadership Hits New Record Low In Gallup Poll

The global approval rating for U.S. leadership now stands at 30 percent — lower in President Trump's first year in office than it was under former President George W. Bush, according to the Gallup World Poll. The image of America's leadership now trails both Germany and China, Gallup …

Politics

Trump has replaced old international allies with new ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> "How to Win Friends and Influence People," a self-help book by Dale Carnegie, was first published in 1936. It has since sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.<p>A year in to his presidency, Donald Trump has shown the value of Carnegie's insights.<p>Never before in the field of American …

Opinion

10 most surprising college basketball teams

Now that conference play is fully in swing, college basketball’s season is starting to make a little more sense. Every game is like another piece …

College Basketball

Singapore headline CPI seen rising 0.6 percent y/y in December: Reuters poll

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's headline consumer price index (CPI) is expected to have risen in December from a year earlier due to higher transport costs, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.<p>According to the median forecast in a Reuters poll of 10 economists, the all-items CPI probably rose 0.6 …

Economy

What Do You Think of Your Team’s Ownership?

The timing of this post isn’t intentional, beyond the fact that I am writing it intentionally. With the market seemingly at a standstill, there’s …

Baseball

Turkish economic growth to miss government targets this year and next: Reuters poll

Turkey's economy growth is expected to be at 6.5%, comfortably above government forecast of 5.5% on the back of government stimulus measures and tax …

Economy

Alabama Softball Voted Fifth in Preseason SEC Coaches’ Poll - Alabama Athletics

<b>TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –</b> Alabama softball placed fifth in the Southeastern Conference's Preseason Softball Coaches' Poll, released by the SEC Wednesday.<p>The …

College Football

Gallup Poll: US Leadership Rating Plunges Under Trump

<b>MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b>Trump's standing on the world stage is plummeting. ( Gage Skidmore)Yesterday, Donald Trump tweeted out …

Donald Trump

BoE to wait and see; growth, inflation, Brexit key - Reuters poll

© Reuters. BoE to wait and see; growth, inflation, Brexit key - Reuters poll<p>By Jonathan Cable<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Above-target inflation and a buoyant …

Economy

Princeton Tied For No. 17 In CWPA Varsity Poll - Princeton University

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Princeton Tigers have been slated in a tie for the No. 17 position with the Harvard Crimson in the first Collegiate Water Polo …

College & University

Mixed views of Republican tax changes, but majority sees rich gaining most

Minnesotans are evenly split over the Republican tax overhaul that recently became law even as a majority believes high-income Americans will see the …

Social Justice

Easy, Peasy...

Easy, peasy… Is Georgia’s 2018 football schedule really all that measly?<p>Looking ahead to next season, one glance at the Bulldogs’ slate for 2018 will …

College Football

AP Top 25 Poll - Week 11: Climbing Back

Losses continued for college basketball's elite last week with four top 10 teams suffering defeats. The way this season is going at the moment, maybe …

College Basketball

Cal Men, Texas A&M Women Stay Atop CSCAA Division I Poll - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Andy Ringgold<p>It might be a new year, but the top teams in the college swimming and diving world are still the same according to the …

College Basketball

AP Top 25 Rankings: How do #1 Villanova and #2 Virginia compare?

The Virginia Cavaliers are ranked #2 in the latest AP Poll, the team’s highest rank since 2015. UVA even received one first place vote from the 65 AP …

College Basketball

China's economy set to slow to 6.5 percent in 2018 as government turns off cheap money: Reuters poll

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy is expected to cool this year as a government-led crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution drag on overall activity, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.<p>Beijing is in the second year of a relentless campaign to wean China off its debt-heavy investment model, …

Economy

A Poll Attacks column about the Poll Attacks column: It's not meant to be mean

Gary Parrish, after being questioned, explains why he writes the Poll Attacks each Monday<p>Graham Couch has been featured in my weekly <i>Poll Attacks</i> …

Elections

NCAA basketball rankings 2018: Michigan State tumbles after loss to Michigan

Villanova is No. 1 in the polls for a second week in a row, while the Spartans fall to No. 9.<p>The Villanova Wildcats remain the No. 1 team in the country for the second week in a row after a blowout victory over top-10 Xavier on Saturday. The Wildcats received 63 of a possible 65 votes for No. 1 in …

College Basketball

Atop Preseason Poll - Stanford University

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b> Stanford will begin the 2018 season as the nation's No. 1 team. The Cardinal collected 99 …

College Basketball

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.15.18

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.<p>* In Missouri’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, Public Policy Polling’s …

Elections

Arizona moves up to No. 14 in AP Poll

The Arizona Wildcats have moved up three spots in the latest AP Poll after sweeping the Oregon schools.<p>Arizona is now ranked No. 14 which is two …

College Basketball

GAMEDAY: Kentucky Travels to South Carolina

Travis Bell | Sideline CarolinaThis isn’t the Final Four TeamLast spring the worst seven-seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament made a run to the …

College Basketball

Vols Move Up to No. 21 in Latest AP Poll

After wins over Vanderbilt and Texas A&M last week, Tennessee moved up to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25. The wins mark the second and third …

College Football

Gallup: Nearly two-thirds of Republicans are satisfied with the direction of the country

WASHINGTON — Further proof of the great political divide in America:<p>Six in 10 Republicans (61%) say they are satisfied with the way things are going in the country — the highest level of satisfaction recorded among the GOP rank and file since 2007, according to a new Gallup Poll.<p>Democrats? Not so …

Elections

Cavaliers hold Georgia Tech to 48 points, win comfortably on the road

ATLANTA -- De'Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.<p>It was another …

College Basketball

GOP's satisfaction with the nation's direction highest in 10 years new poll shows

Filed under: News, Politics, White House<p>A new Gallup poll finds that 61 percent of Republicans are satisfied with the direction the country is going, marking the highest the number it has been since 2007.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

AOL

AP Poll: Arizona leapfrogs ASU in AP Poll after hosting Oregon schools

The Arizona State Sun Devils began the year 12-0 and reached their peak ranked No. 3 in the country.<p>Their first loss of the season, to the rival …

College Basketball

Ohio State ranked in AP poll for first time in three years: Buckeyes basketball news

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Turns out Ohio State's expected appearance in the Associated Press college basketball poll was just delayed a week.<p>The Buckeyes …

College Basketball

Ohio State Checks in At No. 22 in AP Poll After 6-0 Start to Conference Play

After being picked to finish near the bottom of the Big Ten in 2017-18, Ohio State finds itself in a spot few predicted they would be this season: …

Big Ten