| Jun 2, 2013
The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment.
After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
| Apr 7, 2013
Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
New York City's most controversial candidate for mayor, Anthony Weiner, has fallen behind in the Democratic field, and there's a new leader in the race, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
Bill de Blasio, an unabashed liberal and the city's current public...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:23 PM
In a reversal of public opinion, a majority of Americans now oppose using student test scores to evaluate teachers and more believe that increased testing has hurt rather than helped improve public schools, a new survey shows.
Nearly two-thirds of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Legal immigrants who are not American citizens would be able to serve on juries in California under a bill that lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
The measure joins a proposal already on the governor's desk that would...
| 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 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 3, 2013
| 1:13 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has to persuade not just Congress on military intervention in Syria. New polling shows the American public is highly skeptical of the administration’s plan for limited missile strikes in response to the alleged use...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
As incoming Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti prepares to take over the city government, residents offered mostly favorable reviews of their new leader in a new USC Price/Los Angeles Times poll.
Garcetti opens his term with a positive, if undefined,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
DENVER -- It turns out John Hickenlooper is not only a Democrat but mortal after all.
The first-term Colorado governor enjoyed transcendent popularity in this purple state as he lightly wore his partisanship, pleasing businesses, riling...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three California counties — Monterey, Yuba and Kings — will no longer have to seek federal approval to make changes in their election rules as a result of Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision striking down a key portion of...