Nov 15, 2013 — The American public is clearly ticked off. How mad are voters? By some measures, angrier than at any point in decades.
Nov 1, 2013 — Just a few weeks ago, pollster Bill McInturff characterized the high negative ratings for Congress and the president as "ripples that will take a long time to resolve." Now, with new polling that suggests even deeper voter frustration, he says the political climate is even worse than before.
Oct 23, 2013 — In a report about the post-shutdown political environment, a prominent Republican pollster finds the GOP brand has taken a huge hit over the past month.
Oct 16, 2013 — Since 2010, negative views toward the Tea Party have nearly doubled, and the number of "very unfavorable" views of the group has tripled.
Oct 7, 2013 — New polling shows that both parties are taking a hit over the shutdown, but Republicans are bearing the brunt of the blame from the American public.
Sep 24, 2013 — The American public wants Congress to keep the federal government operating and deal with the health care law separately, according to a new poll. But they aren't overly optimistic that the two sides will agree on a spending bill in time to avoid a federal government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Oct 29, 2012 — A new Pew Research Center poll shows that among likely voters, the race is now a statistical dead heat with both President Obama and Mitt Romney receiving 47 percent support. And while Obama holds a slight edge among those registered to vote, a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats say they actually plan to do so.
Oct 3, 2012 — The latest poll by NPR and its bipartisan polling team shows President Obama with a 7-point lead among likely voters nationally and a 6-point lead in the dozen battleground states where both campaigns are spending most of their time and money. But battleground voters were also more downbeat about the direction of the country.
Jun 22, 2012 — Bloomberg set off something of a firestorm with a poll that found President Obama leading Mitt Romney by 13 points, when most polls show the race much tighter. Now, the pollster is offering a point-by-point explanation.
Mar 6, 2012 — An NPR report failed to cite Planned Parenthood as the sponsor of a poll on the birth control insurance mandate and interpreted the results questionably. A second report repeated an error in a Guttmacher press release on birth control use by Catholic women and never cited Guttmacher. Critics charged liberal bias. What happened? What's the impact?