| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
MOSCOW--A Kremlin-favored candidate declared victory in Sunday's election for mayor of Moscow, although an independent monitoring group questioned whether he received enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, acting Mayor Sergei...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
MOSCOW — A candidate favored by the Kremlin, acting Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, held a narrow lead Sunday in his bid for a full term at the helm of Russia's capital, exit polls showed.
The tense and dramatic race drew international attention because...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:53 PM
WASHINGTON – If government agencies begin to shut down Tuesday morning, both sides in the political battle will be carefully parsing poll results, looking to see how upset the public gets and, importantly, who is getting blamed.
Polls so far...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the debate over energy and climate change, the public continues to give support to both sides, according to a a new poll.
By more than a 2-1 margin, respondents in a new Pew Research Center poll said they favor building the Keystone...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
For Republicans, the last 10 days have felt like falling down a darkened elevator shaft: You want to hit bottom, but wonder about the odds of survival.
In what has become an almost daily occurrence, Thursday night brought another poll showing the damage...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:19 PM
There is red and there is red. As in fire engine-ruby-crimson-blood-cardinal red.
Politically speaking, Utah falls into the latter category.
It has been nearly half a century since the state voted Democratic in a presidential election. President Obama...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:54 PM
WASHINGTON – The standoff over the government shutdown continues to damage the public’s opinion of congressional Republicans, two new surveys indicate, a finding likely to deepen concern among GOP leaders about the impact the stalemate is...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:30 PM
How low can Congress go?
Today’s answer: There’s not much lower they can go.
Polls out Wednesday painted a bleak picture of Americans’ views of their federal legislators. Really bleak.
In an Associated Press-GfK poll, Congress...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- As the deadline draws closer for large parts of the federal government to begin shutting down, backers of the nation’s three major political factions have very different views on whether their representatives should compromise or...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The success or failure of the sweeping federal healthcare law will be measured over months and years by Americans whose lives are affected, for better or worse, by its impact.
But before that reality is felt, there is the public’s perception,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Much of President Obama’s press conference Tuesday was dedicated to pushing his case that Republican recalcitrance has brought the nation to the brink of default amid a government shutdown. But in two asides he laid bare the reason the dispute...