Polling

Midterm Elections Blue Wave Looking Doubtful, Says CBS News Head Pollster

The CBS News head pollster has some information for Democrats expecting a Blue Wave to take over the House and more in November’s midterm elections: …

Government

Almost half of Irish adults hate the Rose of Tralee, according to a new poll

COULD THE COUNTRY’S love affair with Ireland’s answer to the Lovely Girls competition could well and truly be over.<p>The latest national survey …

Social Media

Trump has gained among black voters since the 2016 election

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>First things first:</b> The theme song of the week is Gathering Crowds, by John Scott from the television show "This Week In Baseball."<p><b>Poll of the week:</b> A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that President Donald Trump's approval rating is 41%, with a disapproval rating of 54%. That's largely …

Politics

Editorial: Troubling signs behind a new poll on press freedoms

<b>I</b>n one of the most frightening poll results yet regarding the swing in public mood influenced by President Donald Trump, a quarter of recent survey …

St. Louis

Voter suppression: Officials in Georgia county try to shut down Black voting sites

The board of elections for a rural Georgia county that is mostly Black is proposing to close most of the county’s polling locations ahead of the …

Georgia (U.S. State)

New study finds growing demand for concealed handgun permits

The number of permits to carry concealed weapons in the U.S. has jumped to more than 17.25 million this year, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center.<p>That’s an increase of 890,000 since last year, according to the gun advocacy research group, which has found that the growth in permits has …

News (U.S.)

Poll: Do you do the lotto?

Image: Mark Stedman/Rollingnews.ie<p>Image: Mark Stedman/Rollingnews.ie<p>YESTERDAY, THE NATIONAL Lottery announced that the cost of playing additional …

Tipperary

‘It’s never the right time.’ Official defends plan to shut most of Ga. county’s polling sites

<b>The architect of the proposal</b> to shut down most of the polling sites in a predominantly black rural Georgia county described the plan as a …

Civil Rights

Georgia county proposes closing seven of nine polling places in mostly black county

A Georgia county has proposed closing seven of its nine polling places on the basis that they are not sufficiently accessible to handicapped …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Poll: Who will win today's All-Ireland senior hurling final - Galway or Limerick?

Will Limerick end their long wait to lift the Liam MacCarthy – or will the cup be heading back for another winter in Galway?

Hurling

Self-made entrepreneur behind Superdry fashion label hands £1m to Brexit referendum campaign

The businessman behind the Superdry fashion label is donating £1m to the People’s Vote campaign for a new referendum on Brexit.<p>Self-made entrepreneur …

Great Britain

New Poll Reveals What Young Women Really Think About The Midterm Elections

From the Poll:<p>The Mood<p>Power At The Polls?<p>On The Candidates<p>On The Issues<p>Jump to:<p>Featured Stories<p>R29 + CBS NEWS POLL<p>FEATURED STORIES<p>REGISTER TO …

Ivanka Trump

Remoaners' dream of a second EU referendum is total codswallop as half of Brits want Brexit with or without a deal

REMOANERS have long argued that a second referendum is necessary — and that their side would win it.<p>Today, a Sun on Sunday poll shows that idea to be …

Great Britain

Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - This | GMAT practice question

As exit polls are used to project the winners of an election, sometimes appearing before all the polling stations are closed, this results in their …

Voting

Conservative news, politics, opinion, breaking news analysis, political cartoons and commentary

Notebook<p>Beth Baumann<p>Timothy Meads<p>Timothy Meads<p>Notebook<p>Beth Baumann<p>Columnists<p>Timothy Meads |<p>H.W. Crocker III |<p>Timothy Meads |<p>Christopher N. Malagisi …

Katie Pavlich

Germany's Social Democrats want pension guarantees to 2040

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a Social Democrat, has threatened to make pensions a central theme in the next national elections in 2021 unless Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agree to guarantee pension levels until 2040.<p>FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister and …

Social Democrats

Labour’s biggest Jewish group pulls out of holding anti-racism training sessions

Jeremy Corbyn was under renewed pressure over his party’s anti-semitism row tonight after Labour’s biggest Jewish group pulled out of holding …

UK Politics

Progressive Journalist Claims That Texas Voter ID Law Is Evidence That The ‘Gun Lobby Dominates U.S. Politics.’ Here’s Why He’s Wrong.

In March, Ari Berman of Mother Jones tweeted the following:<p>Want to know how gun lobby dominates US politics?<p>In Texas a gun permit is a valid voter ID …

U.S. Politics

SNP Demands Devolved Migration Powers For Scotland

The party claims the Home Office is "failing" the country.<p>gsmudger via Getty Images<p>The Scottish National Party has once again demanded devolved …

Great Britain

GOP Senate candidate doubles down on Robert E. Lee despite Twitter poll

A Republican Senate candidate doubled down on his claims that Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was an American hero, after he conducted a Twitter poll …

Robert E. Lee

‘I'm Not a Racist, But’ And Other Stories: Balance of Power’s Weekend Reads

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every day? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook</i> …

Angela Merkel

Congress revokes Mani Shankar Aiyar’s suspension

Aiyar was suspended on December 7, the day the polling for the first phase of Gujarat elections came to a close, after he called Prime Minister …

India News

The French connection: How Catalonia got its ballot papers

<b>This time last year the Catalan government was busily preparing for a vote on independence, even though the parliament had yet to give its final approval. One puzzle was how to obtain ballot papers and ballot boxes - and how to prevent them being seized in advance. The BBC's Niall O'Gallagher</b> …

World News

PM set for policy change up in bid to save leadership

19/08/2018|3min<p>Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised power companies that don't pass on savings will face tough penalties, as his leadership …

Australia

Weekly Trump Report Card: Sideshows overshadow Trump’s agenda

This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s policies ignored as the media and public focus on his war with former aide Omarosa …

Donald Trump

Reds prospects litter best tools list for 2018

The Baseball America best tools in baseball came out on Friday afternoon. The list is created based on polling of the managers in each league. There …

Baseball

Donald Trump Misquoted ‘Apocalypse Now,’ Then Insisted He Was Right Despite Clearly Being Wrong

He did so in front of actual Vietnam veterans, because of course he did.<p>If you love the smell of napalm in the morning, there’s a good chance you …

Donald Trump

Brian Kemp’s Bid for Governor Depends on Erasing the Black Vote in Georgia. It’s Working.

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp at an election watch party on July 24 in Athens, Georgia. Photo edited by Slate. Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty …

Law

New Poll Results Freaking out Democrats

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 18, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The liberal …

Donald Trump

'Era of Trump': how Republicans are banking on the president to drive midterm gains

Ten years ago, Pawlenty was wildly popular among Minnesota Republicans. And now he’s out of sync with Trump’s party Alex Conant<p>I think that most of the distractions are specific to only one figure — to President Trump himself Michael Steel<p>On another night of critical primaries in advance of the …

Politics