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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks after being inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame in New York

Democratic support for Hillary Clinton softens: Reuters/Ipsos poll

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic support for Hillary Clinton's expected presidential campaign is softening amid controversy over her use of personal email when secretary of state, but most Democrats are for now sticking by their party's presumed candidate. Support for Clinton's candidacy has dropped about 15 percentage points since mid February among Democrats, […]

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Civil Rights Bill Top Priority For LGBT Voters, According To New Poll

WASHINGTON — With the Supreme Court set to rule in the coming months on marriage equality, the gay rights community already is gearing up for its next big fight: the push for a comprehensive federal nondiscrimination bill. The Human Rights Campaign is out with a new poll Tuesday that shows 74 percent of lesbian, gay, […]

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Five Early Takeaways for 2016 — WSJ/NBC News Poll

Here are the five main takeaways about the nascent 2016 presidential race from the new WSJ/NBC News poll. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Poll: ‘Paper, Scissors, Stone’ or ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’?

While speaking in South Carolina on Friday, President Barack Obama referenced the popular game often used to choose who goes first as “paper, scissors, stone.” Some online had strong reactions to the name he used. The game is often called “rock, paper, scissors.” Full News here – Washington Wire

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Hillary Clinton speaks on "Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership" at Georgetown University in Washington

Hillary Clinton’s focus on women’s pay may resonate broadly: poll

By Amanda Becker and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Reuters/Ipsos poll shows that about two-thirds of Americans believe men are generally paid more than women, a finding that suggests that Democrat Hillary Clinton's message on pay inequality could resonate broadly with Americans should she run for president in 2016. Fifty-one percent of respondents said […]

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Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference’s straw poll for the third year in a row Saturday, while Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker placed second, reflecting his surging popularity. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor in Maryland

Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll in boost to 2016 presidential prospects

By Steve Holland NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) – Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second in a surprising show of strength. Whether the victory for Paul will have long-lasting […]

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Majority of New Jersey voters view Christie unfavorably: poll

A majority of New Jersey registered voters view Governor Chris Christie unfavorably, a poll showed on Friday, underscoring the headwinds the outspoken Republican could face in securing his party's nomination for the 2016 presidential election. The poll by Rutgers-Eagleton noted that "for the first time" a majority, 53 percent, were unfavorably inclined toward the governor, […]

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50 Percent Of Millennials Believe Gender Is A Spectrum, Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll Finds

Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll shed some interesting light into how “millennials” view gender. The survey, which polled 1,000 people between the ages of 18 and 34 on topics including politics and race issues, found that 50 percent of millennials felt that gender is actually a spectrum, and that “some people fall outside conventional categories.” While […]

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat Christie visit the charity Action on Addiction at Hope House in south London

Most New Jersey residents think Gov. Christie focused on own ambitions: poll

New Jersey residents are becoming increasingly skeptical of the motives of Governor Chris Christie and think he is more focused on his own political future than governing the state, according to a poll on Wednesday. Two-thirds of adults polled by Monmouth University said Christie put his political ambitions ahead of running New Jersey, up from […]

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