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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist and Florida Governor Rick Scott take part in a gubernatorial debate

Florida governor’s race a dead heat, poll shows

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Charlie Crist, are locked in a dead heat in their race to run the nation's largest swing state, poll results released on Wednesday show. The Quinnipiac University Poll results show Scott, a Republican, and Crist, a former […]

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U.S. Representative Gardner refers to ad from a Colorado-based group called the Thanks Obamacare campaign, as he questions Sebelius during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington

Colorado candidates for U.S. Senate effectively tied: Reuters-Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The two candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado, one of the states that could decide whether Republicans win control of the upper chamber of Congress on Nov. 4, are effectively tied, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. The online survey showed Republican Cory Gardner with 47 percent […]

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Brazil's presidential candidates Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party attends a news conference in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil poll shows Neves leading election, at odds with major surveys

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Opposition candidate Aecio Neves has a shrinking lead over President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil's presidential race, an outlying poll showed on Friday, at odds with major pollsters that report a growing lead for the incumbent. The new poll conducted by Sensus showed Neves with 54.6 percent of valid voter support and […]

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Democrat Michelle Nunn leads tight U.S. Senate race in Georgia: poll

By Colleen Jenkins (Reuters) – Democrat Michelle Nunn has a narrow lead in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia, according to a poll released on Friday, ensuring the state’s open seat will remain a key national focus as Democrats and Republicans fight for majority control of the chamber. Nunn, the daughter of Georgia’s former U.S. […]

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Fox News Poll: The American Dream is alive — for now

Most Americans believe they have achieved the American Dream — or will eventually. And that they’re better off than their parents. However, most say the next generation will be worse off, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. Full News here – FOX News

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Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Rousseff takes part in a TV debate in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Rousseff gains on Neves ahead of Sunday runoff: poll

BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff has gained 1 percentage point on her rival Aecio Neves ahead of an Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil's presidential election, a new poll showed on Wednesday. The leftist incumbent has 47 percent of voter support, according to the survey by polling firm Datafolha, up from 46 percent in the […]

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Brazil's presidential candidates Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party greets Rousseff of Workers Party after television debate at Bandeirantes TV studio in Sao Paulo

Brazil election poll shows Rousseff gains ground against Neves

BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff has gained some ground, but remains locked in a fierce battle for votes with rival Aecio Neves ahead of the Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil's presidential election, a new poll showed on Monday. The leftist incumbent has 46 percent of voter support against 43 percent for Neves, according to […]

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Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Rousseff gestures before a TV debate in Sao Paulo

Poll shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's runoff to Brazil's presidential election, a survey by pollster MDA showed on Monday. Pro-business candidate Neves had retained a slight but statistically insignificant lead over leftist Rousseff […]

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Poll: Likely Voters Favor GOP-Led Congress

Voters likely to cast ballots in the midterm elections favor a Republican-led Congress over a Democratic one, 49% to 44%, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Annenberg survey finds. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Brazil's President and presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party (PT) holds a star toy during a meeting with educators in Sao Paulo

Brazil election poll gives Neves wide advantage over Rousseff

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Opposition candidate Aecio Neves would defeat President Dilma Rousseff by almost 13 percentage points in the Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil's presidential election, according to a poll published on Friday. The poll was conducted by Sensus, a research institute that is not as closely watched as Brazil's larger polling firms Ibope and […]

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