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  • #137: Darth Vader, #MeToo & Fabricated News (10/18/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Kristen goes on a #yolo rant. And LA peeps ,we're headed your way on 11/9 @ The Ace Hotel as part of KCRW’s Left Right & Center live show. Come check us out!As always we're @thepollsters, @ksoltisanderson @margieomero. Poll of the WeekNPR All Songs Considered. http://n.pr/2hQKDZLThe Week In TrumpTrump Approvalhttp://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/trump-job-approvalCNN on Hurricane recoveryhttp://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2017/images/10/16/rel10a.-.trump.hurricane.response[4].pdfMorning Consult/Politico: Trump vs Mediahttp://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015f-2be6-d5e6-a37f-efee17720001 (morning consult)KFF On Healthcarehttp://kaiserf.am/2gvj63e#MeTooWP/ABC On Sexual Harassmenthttp://www.langerresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/1192a1SexualHarassment.pdfPew On Genderhttp://pewrsr.ch/2gOKwhpWhy Women Runhttp://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a12796802/why-women-run-for-office-survey/Amy Cuddy in the NYThttp://nyti.ms/2yAEkDdAustria Pollsters, Take A BowAustria Election Pollshttps://pollofpolls.eu/AT https://www.ft.com/content/9082f58c-3713-11e7-99bd-13beb0903fa3Halloween At The Officehttp://nationaltoday.com/us/halloween

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  • #136: Traditional Values, Trump, Weinstein & Free Speech (10/12/17)

    · The Pollsters

    There's a lot to get upset about this week. Good thing we still have free speech! Tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.Columbus DayRasmussenhttp://bit.ly/2ybNkPFKnights of Columbus/Maristhttp://bit.ly/2yGTxDQTrump’s base playMorning Consult shows drop in every statehttp://bit.ly/2fZxzRmRural voter support droppinghttp://reut.rs/2xtCtw7Sexual Harassment/DiscriminationPewhttp://pewrsr.ch/2g8E0VKAELevyhttp://bit.ly/2wQZA4sCBShttp://cbsn.ws/2wRD0IRRemember this ad?http://bit.ly/2gyqg3GCompromise vs. PolarizationGalluphttp://bit.ly/2hDfWatPewhttp://pewrsr.ch/2z0qBntFree Speechhttp://bit.ly/2i7WvdEhttp://theatln.tc/2z3khea http://brook.gs/2kJhQLoGunsMorning Consult/Politicohttp://politi.co/2guDZbETraditional Valueshttp://bit.ly/2hEOKb0GIF PicsGfycat https://gfycat.com/

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  • #135: Guns, PR, Taxes & Margie In Yolo Mode (10/5/17)

    · The Pollsters

    This is the first time since August we've been in the same room together. Woah. Don't forget to tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.Poll of the week - Russia The Chicago Councilhttps://www.thechicagocouncil.org/sites/default/files/ccgasurvey2017_what_americans_think_about_america_first.pdfThe Daily TrumpJob Approval trackinghttp://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/trump-job-approvalPuerto Ricohttp://www.apnorc.org/PDFs/AP-NORC%20September%202017/AP%20Custom%20Poll%20Topline%20SEPTEMBER_Disaster_relief.pdfTax Planhttp://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/04/trump-tax-proposal-polling-243426GunsMargie’s tough talkhttp://thehill.com/opinion/criminal-justice/353908-politicization-of-tragedy-is-the-last-thing-we-need-from-our-leadersHarry Enten on Pew’s trackinghttps://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-u-s-has-never-been-so-polarized-on-guns/Pew on gunswww.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/06/22/key-takeaways-on-americans-views-of-guns-and-gun-ownership/More from Pewhttp://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/07/05/among-gun-owners-nra-members-have-a-unique-set-of-views-and-experiences/Margie’s recent poll:https://gunsdownamerica.org/new-poll-safety-over-gun-rights/NYT on gun policieshttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/10/upshot/How-to-Prevent-Gun-Deaths-The-Views-of-Experts-and-the-Public.htmlWhat Happened Stan Greenberg on “How She Lost”http://prospect.org/article/how-she-lost?utm_content=buffer15ea9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=bufferSteve Shepard’s follow-uphttp://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/29/hillary-clinton-campaign-2016-stop-polling-243202?utam_content=buffer3d23d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=bufferDoes any of it matter?http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/brief/what-election-campaigns-need-learn-persuade-voters-about-candidates-and-ballot-measureshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/09/26/the-end-of-political-campaigns-as-we-know-them-a-new-study-suggests-were-doing-it-all-wrong/?utm_term=.5072cf2b3cf2The DMVVA Govhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2017/10/05/National-Politics/Polling/release_495.xml?uuid=2I9j8qmBEeeamAcUDS7tAgMD Govhttps://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/c605399a-45e7-4419-a45b-796c7289ab0c/downloads/1brjlvpme_166802.pdfNational Boyfriend Dayhttps://nationaltoday.com/us/national-boyfriend-day/

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  • #134: Kristen Is Back! Polls From Germany, China & Alabama (9/28/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Kristen is back! Which is great, because we only have about one zillion polls to discuss. Find us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Big news coming soon. Promise!Polls of the week:Alabamahttps://fivethirtyeight.com/features/will-alabama-republicans-defy-trump/Virginiahttps://buff.ly/2wX4e50TrumpsanityHuffington Post averagehttp://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/trump-job-approvalWashington Post/ABChttps://buff.ly/2xHy8chOprah/Luntz Focus Grouphttps://buff.ly/2wY3fwcTax reformWashington Post/ABChttps://buff.ly/2xGLipBCNNhttp://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2017/images/09/27/cnnssrspoll.pdfNFL/RaceCato’s NFL poll https://buff.ly/2fSzRlCReuters/IPSOS on NFL:https://buff.ly/2xzjjJnPerry Undem survey among Blackshttps://view.publitas.com/perryundem-research-communication/black-american-survey-report_final/page/1Historical data from Gallup:https://buff.ly/2xynrJAGermanyhttps://buff.ly/2fSJL6KPre-Election Polling Average.http://pollytix.eu/pollytix-german-election-trend/Pew on Chinahttp://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/Pew-Research-Center-China-Report-FINAL-October-5-2016.pdfCSI The PollstersPew on role of TVhttp://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/shows-and-films-about-crime-medicine-help-foster-a-positive-view-of-scientists-say-many-americans/Chinese dating apphttp://m.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/2112408/chinese-online-dating-giant-zhenaicom-shows-money-still-driver-politically?amp=1

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  • #133: Margie & NBC's Mark Murray: Polling In 2016's Final Days (9/20/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Margie & Mark Murray talk about Texas Football, 2016 polling, & where media coverage of polling may go next. Be sure to read his piece on 2016's final stretch: "12 days that stunned a nation."http://nbcnews.to/2w2TDlcFind Mark on Twitter: @mmurraypolitics & as always we're @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.

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  • #132: Margie Talks To Cornell Belcher (9/14/17)

    · The Pollsters

    With Kristen away Margie is super-psyched to interview Cornell Belcher, Democratic pollster to Obama, the DNC, the DSCC and more. We get Cornell's take on the current climate around race, where the Democratic Party should go next, his mentors along the way, and of course fax machines.Find his book here:http://a.co/8a9rwLkOr find him online @cornellbelcher.

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  • #131: Racism, Harvey, & The Burning Man Census (9/6/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Welcome back! For people not ready to give up on summer just yet, we have a few segments just for you. For people who want to send us tweets, check out @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters.How do you Labor Day?Gallup on labor unionshttp://www.gallup.com/poll/217331/labor-union-approval-best-2003.aspx?g_source=Workplace&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tilesWallethub on labor day shoppinghttps://wallethub.com/credit-cards/#labor-day-spendingHurricane HarveyPolitico/Morning Consulthttp://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/06/trump-hurricane-harvey-relief-242348The Week In TrumpPew on views toward Trumphttp://www.people-press.org/2017/08/29/republicans-divided-in-views-of-trumps-conduct-democrats-are-broadly-critical/KSA talks to Ron Brownsteinhttps://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/08/a-republican-pollster-is-losing-faith-in-her-party/538497/Fox news poll: with numbers like these...http://www.foxnews.com/politics/interactive/2017/08/31/fox-news-poll-august-31-2017.htmlImmigration/DACAMorning Consult/Politicohttp://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015e-5366-df04-a5df-d76730df0002Pew/worries about racismhttp://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/29/views-of-racism-as-a-major-problem-increase-sharply-especially-among-democrats/PRRI & religionhttps://www.prri.org/research/american-religious-landscape-christian-religiously-unaffiliated/Sanders & Trump votersJohn Sides & the Monkey Cagehttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/08/24/did-enough-bernie-sanders-supporters-vote-for-trump-to-cost-clinton-the-election/?utm_term=.07653a3b36c1Burning Man Census & CoconutsBurning Man Censushttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxJfvV_7__jqRTlpVHRWbGZIMkE/view

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  • #130: The Polls That Might Drive You To Drink (8/24/17)

    · The Pollsters

    It's almost National Red Wine Day. It can't come soon enough. Tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.Poll of The Week: Not Here To Make FriendsMcConnell’s Kentucky numbershttp://ourlivesontheline.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/KentuckyResults.pdfCuomo’s NY numbers:https://poll.qu.edu/new-york-state/release-detail?ReleaseID=2472Trump-maniaHP aggregator:http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/trump-job-approval CharlottesvilleWP/ABC poll:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/poll-shows-strong-disapproval-of-how-trump-responded-to-charlottesville-violence/2017/08/21/4e5c585c-868b-11e7-a94f-3139abce39f5_story.html?utm_term=.69c84e8189eahttp://apps.washingtonpost.com/g/page/politics/washington-post-abc-news-poll-aug-16-20-2017/2235/Reuters on monuments:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-protests-poll-idUSKCN1B12EGMassINC poll in Virginia:https://massincpolling.com/2017/08/22/virginia-voters-divided-on-blame-for-charlottesville-violence/Morning consult/Politicohttp://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/23/trump-charlottesville-polls-241917?lo=ap_a1GW/Battleground pollhttps://mediarelations.gwu.edu/battleground-pollTroll poll alerthttp://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2017/08/trump-holds-steady-after-charlottesville-supporters-think-whites-christians-face-discrimination.html“Level-headed” polling from Quinnipiac:https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=2482All about that base from Fabriziohttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/08/22/trumps-own-pollster-just-confirmed-his-base-is-weakening/A Harry Enten Investigationhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/features/fake-polls-are-a-real-problem/Back to school Safe spaces on campushttp://www.gallup.com/poll/216278/why-republicans-down-higher.aspx?g_source=Education&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tilesIs back to school shopping stressful?https://morningconsult.com/2017/08/14/poll-walmart-fan-favorite-among-parents-back-school-shopping/National Red Wine Day comes earlier every yearhttps://nationaltoday.com/us/national-red-wine-day/

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  • #129: We're Going To Need Something Stronger Than Coffee (8/17/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Somebody please come to the rescue. We’ll try anything at this point. In the meantime, tweet us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll of the week: Alabama pollsters take a bow:Polling average comes pretty close:https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-to-watch-for-in-tonights-alabama-senate-primaries/Trump-losionStatus unchanged. That doesn’t mean it’s good:http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/trump-job-approvalHuffPo on Charlottesvillehttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/americans-trump-white-nationalism-poll_us_59941e9ee4b04b193361c305http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/tabsHPCharlottesville20170814.pdfCBS has a poll on Charlottesvillehttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-divided-over-trumps-response-to-charlottesville-cbs-news-poll/NPR/Newshour/Marist also has a poll:http://maristpoll.marist.edu/wp-content/misc/usapolls/us170814_PBS/NPR_PBS%20NewsHour_Marist%20Poll_National%20Nature%20of%20the%20Sample%20and%20Tables_August%2017,%202017.pdf#page=3Kristen wrote a thing on Trump’s hardcore base.http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/data-show-that-trumps-real-base-is-24-percent-of-the-electorate/article/2631618Margie wrote a thing on racism in focus groups.http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/national-party-news/346653-a-view-from-a-pollster-on-trump-and-race-animusRasmussen has asked about confederate monuments,http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/may_2017/voters_oppose_removing_confederate_monumentsLSU asked it toohttp://pprllsu.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Louisiana-Survey-2016-Report-Seven-FINALv2.pdfEverything is fine, says Gallup (not really)http://www.gallup.com/poll/216260/trump-scores-highest-strong-leader-less.aspx?g_source=Politics&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tilesYou’re Mitching the pointNot here to make friends:http://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015d-e70e-d965-a55d-efeee5330001http://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015d-e70d-d36c-a17f-e7ddb75c0000http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/16/trump-mcconnell-republicans-241670Gallup gets in on the acthttp://www.gallup.com/poll/215885/mitch-mcconnell-favorables-down-among-republicans.aspx?g_source=Politics&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tilesThe Mav is backhttp://www.gallup.com/poll/215897/mccain-favorability-healthcare-vote.aspx?g_source=Politics&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tiles2020 can’t come soon enough…Gallup on Elizabeth Warren http://www.gallup.com/poll/216158/warren-image-remains-split-she-becomes-better-known.aspx?g_source=Politics&g_medium=newsfeed&g_campaign=tilesCoffee: we’re going to need it.https://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2017/08/11/the-countries-that-love-grabbing-coffee-to-go-infographic/#5397b4d32674

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  • #128: Life (Or At Least The Show) Must Go On (8/10/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Is it the end of the world as we know it? Well we're going to record literally from a bubble no matter what! Tweet us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters with your audio tips, prepping tips, and polling tips.Poll of the WeekGallup: Parents choose to intervene when a child is boredhttp://bit.ly/2vOYdFMThis Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwzSSRS/CNN: Low approval ratings at Trump’s 200 days markhttp://cnn.it/2vJgg0IPew Research: Both parties believe the future will be worse for their childrenhttp://pewrsr.ch/2vwAUAgKasichmania?ARG: In theoretical GOP primary, likely NH voters would choose Kasich over Trumphttps://usat.ly/2hGlQKXNuclear North KoreaSSRS/CBS News: Americans feel uneasy about future US/North Korean Relationshttp://cbsn.ws/2vJhYy6Women in the Tech WorldScience: Girls begin believing boys are smarter at young agehttp://for.tn/2kbLIONHarris Poll/Kapor Center: Women site unfairness as a top reason for leaving tech industryhttp://bit.ly/2pub3SXISACA: Women in tech industry cite a lack of mentors and gender biashttp://bit.ly/2hLugkzThe Bieber Belthttp://nyti.ms/2vOTx2jNYT: Maps show concentration of music artist fans across the UShttp://nyti.ms/2ftM9DKReddit/Wide Open Country: Map of best selling music artists, by statehttp://bit.ly/2vkhq1g

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  • #127: Take Time To Stop And Smell The Polls

    · The Pollsters

    If the news is getting you down, take a moment to stop & smell the flowers. & then tweet us @ksoltisanderson, @margieomero or @thepollsters.Poll of the WeekDelphi Analytica: Kid Rock wins in hypothetical Stabenow/Kid Rock Senate racehttp://bit.ly/2eLUWAdVirginia GovernorChange Research: While Perriello has a clear lead in the VA Democratic Primary, Gillespie’s lead banks on Republicans turning up to vote.http://bit.ly/2tJQuIU Monmouth University: Voters are split on electing Gillespie and Northam for VA Governorhttp://wapo.st/2uREk05This Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz Politico: Tool estimates how voter groups impact Trump’s approval ratinghttp://politi.co/2eMkQUw USA Today/iMediaEthics: Voters split on if Trump should be removed from officehttps://usat.ly/2tT9NLn Politico: National Tracking Poll July 20-24, 2017http://politi.co/2vXcsoH PartisanshipPew Research: Women see increased involvement in politics after the 2016 electionhttp://pewrsr.ch/2vFUve9 HealthcarePolitico/Morning Consult: Majority favor necessary changes to the ACA to prevent failure, and oppose a straight repealhttp://politi.co/2tXgEn4 News QuizPew: Quiz tests your “News IQ”http://pewrsr.ch/1fCQXti Pew: “News IQ” Quiz Results Breakdownhttp://pewrsr.ch/2uVZfiAWine vs. BeerGallup: Beer remains the prefered alcoholic drink of the United Stateshttp://bit.ly/2tXtBx3 Gallup: The number of Americans who say they have tried pot is at a record highhttp://bit.ly/2tJvWAp

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  • #126: The Smoking Poll

    · The Pollsters

    No matter how you slice it, it's getting hot in Washington. Check out our latest & tweet us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero or @thepollsters.Poll of the Week: Smoker DiscriminationGallup: A majority of American smokers believe they are discriminated againsthttp://bit.ly/2tHeBmU This Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump approval ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz WaPo/ABC: Since Spring, public opinion of Trump has continued to diminishhttp://wapo.st/2udeBgkMonmouth: More than half of Americans think the Trump team’s meeting with a Russian lawyer was inappropriate. http://bit.ly/2uAWbJi Morning Consult/Politico: New poll shows that a majority of voters are think Trump, Jr.’s meeting was inappropriate. http://politi.co/2tpzOXmBloomberg: Voter opinion on Trump’s success regarding domestic and foreign policieshttp://bit.ly/2uDmNIQ Gallup: Americans disapprove of Donald Trump because of his personality and characterhttp://bit.ly/2vCG7n2 WaPo/ABC: Majority of voters view Trump’s actions as “unpresidential”http://wapo.st/2vFydcoEchelon Insights/Medium: Narrow plurality of Trump Country voters support Trump’s “Solar Wall”http://bit.ly/2tH1mTa Trump Country/MidtermsPPP: A plurality of those who approve of Trump say they would still approve if he shot someone on 5th Avenuehttp://bit.ly/2u4Ylhp NBC News/WSJ: Broad support for Trump’s policies in Trump Counties, though voters are less supportive of President Trump’s personal styleshttp://nbcnews.to/2tGjnkt WaPo/ABC: Voters prefer to have Democrats control Congress after 2018, but Republicans are motivated to show up at the pollshttp://wapo.st/2u8OsiM CEF/Brilliant Corners: Some Obama voters voted against Clinton in protest and do not regret their choicehttp://bit.ly/2tKomR5The End of the AHCAMonmouth: Americans are less supportive of the Senate’s health care reform billhttp://bit.ly/2uAWbJi Online HarassmentPew: Americans are divided on how to balance free speech and safety issues online when trying to tackle online harassmenthttp://pewrsr.ch/2u9X4aC Close: How Well Do You Know Emojis?Merriam-Webster: Teenagers know emojis best, while fifty-year-olds are least knowledgeablehttp://bit.ly/2vCKqPe

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  • #125: We Share The Same Biology, Regardless Of Ideology (7/13/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Margie introduced Kristen to the world of kids' birthday parties & Dream Of The Blue Turtles. Tweet us your cold-war era tunes--we're going to need 'em! @thepollsters, @ksoltisanderson, & @margieomero.Poll of the Week: FugghedaboutitPolitico: New Jersey voters react to Chris Christie’s visit to the beach amid a government shutdown http://politi.co/2tAwiYy This Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz Gallup: American opinion towards the media’s coverage of Trumphttp://bit.ly/2uV1HUf Politico: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://politi.co/2uO3Ukh Gallup: American people provide Congress with little guidance on how to reform Affordable Care Acthttp://bit.ly/2sUiwNm Politics and College ViewsPew: Strong partisan divide in views surrounding the impact of colleges, news media, labor unions, and religious institutionshttp://pewrsr.ch/2u4OcTS Close: Who Tips Better? CreditCards: Tipping differences among men and women, Northerners and Southerners, cardholders and cash payershttp://bit.ly/2sVwcfv

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  • #124: It's Trump Vs. The World (7/6/17)

    · The Pollsters

    This week we'll be on Left Right & Center to help them celebrate their new one-hour show, so make sure to listen. And follow us anytime @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.Poll of the WeekPew: Most Americans want to make it easier for all Americans to vote.http://pewrsr.ch/2shqpAq This Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist: Americans believe that, under Trump, the country is becoming less civilhttp://to.pbs.org/2su8BOl PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist: National Poll Toplinehttp://bit.ly/2tBMbPc Pew: Most Americans believe that the country is among the greatest, if not the greatest, nation’s in the worldhttp://pewrsr.ch/2t9hb6A Trump and the MediaAxios/SurveyMonkey: Trust of the media and the president is strongly linked to partieshttp://bit.ly/2tJrctlMC/Politico: Trump’s tweets insulting Mika Brzezinski were deemed “unacceptable” by Americanshttp://politi.co/2toxUCKMC/Politico: National Tracking Poll June 29-30http://politi.co/2tG5Cq8Drudge: Poll by right-leaning site shows that nearly 78% of respondents think that Trump should keep tweeting.http://bit.ly/2tlHQPmMC: Poll shows that while a majority of Americans think that most Americans think Trump is not “PC” enough, most Trump voters think he is about right.http://bit.ly/2uOONX2 MC: National Tracking Poll June 20-21http://bit.ly/2tlyxPkNorth KoreaSuffolk Univ/USA Today: Americans on Punishing North Korea after Warmbier’s deathhttps://usat.ly/2snrC4w Men, Women, and the “Pence Rule”MC/NYT: Most Americans are wary of being alone with a person of the opposite gender besides their spousehttps://nyti.ms/2tzjRg5Did You Fourth It Up?NRF: How do Americans spend the 4th of July?http://bit.ly/28OaGv6

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  • #123: Hufflepuff-Polls & Chocolate Cows (6/28/17)

    · The Pollsters

    Updates from the UK & around the world. And we find a way to make even Harry Potter depressing. Follow us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero to get our tweets-of-conscience.Poll of the WeekNPR/National Dairy Association: Questioning NPR’s use of a milk marketing surveyhttps://n.pr/2sYO6g6 Columbia Journalism Review: Looking into the dubious chocolate milk survey http://bit.ly/2sW8eQe This Week in TrumpGallup/Huffpost: Trump job approvalhttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz NPR/PBS/Marist: Trump approval rating among Republicans and Democratshttp://bit.ly/2smBqeQ AHCA - A State PerspectiveMorning Consult: Majority of voters are against Senate healthcare bill medicaid cutshttp://bit.ly/2tl9Inz Politico/Morning Consult: Less than 40% of voters support HOP healthcare billhttp://politi.co/2sgACNj Politico/Morning Consult: National Tracking Pollhttp://politi.co/2sO62tj Public Opinion Strategies: Nevada statewide voter opinions of American healthcare legislationhttp://bit.ly/2t0Zkyz Public Policy Polling/West Virginians for Affordable Healthcare: West Virginians support a replacement plan before the Affordable Care Act is repealedhttp://bit.ly/2t1pDof Morning Consult: Approval ratings of US Senatorshttp://bit.ly/2p2O1Do Marquette University Law School Poll: http://go.mu.edu/2tltX41 Party LeadershipPolitico: Poll shows that while Democrats in Washington want Pelosi out, voters don’t want her gonehttp://politi.co/2sQ16ny HuffPo/YouGov: Nancy Pelosi and Paul Ryan .http://bit.ly/2t27gj9 Confidence in American InstitutionsGallup: 3% increase in Americans’ confidence in key US Institutions compared to 2016http://bit.ly/2s2ghYa US Image Around the WorldPew Research Center: Around the world, decline in public image of the US and Trumphttp://pewrsr.ch/2saTL3i Putin’s (Un)favorability RatingsGallup: Vladimir Putin’s negative image in the US falls even lowerhttp://bit.ly/2tkMMEj CloseYouGov: Poll proves majority of British people are Hufflepuffs, but they would rather be in Gryffindor http://bit.ly/2oB9C8U

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  • #121: You're so very special. We wish we were special. (6/21/17)

    · The Pollsters

    We write back sometimes! So follow us @thepollsters and @ksoltisanderson @margieomero. Don't forget to send Margie you're glastonbury reco's!Poll of the Week Planet Fitness/ Kelton Global: The Dad Bod is the “New Shape of Sexy” http://prn.to/2refN0t Georgia 6th Special Election RealClearPolitics: Georgia 6th District Projectionshttp://bit.ly/2r2B79b This Week in TrumpHuffPost: Trump Approval Ratingshttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz AP-NORC: Views of Trump’s Work in Officehttps://shar.es/1BrRgn AP-NORC: Public’s attitudes about Trump and the Russia Investigationhttps://shar.es/1BrPxJ Presidents after RetirementGallup: Bush and Obama popularity in retirement http://bit.ly/2sPHnpp Civility -- US PoliticsCBSNEWS: US Political debate is becoming more uncivilhttp://cbsn.ws/2tHjk8m Public Relations PR Professionals-USC: How the White House has impacted the public relations professionhttp://bit.ly/2rVfSWp Rural-Urban DividesWashington Post: Cultural and value-based differences between rural and urban Americanshttp://wapo.st/rural?tid=ss_tw Washington Post: Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation Topline & Methodologyhttp://wapo.st/2rqUwkq CloseAP-NORC: Summer Vacation Plans of Americanshttps://shar.es/1BrPXY AP-NORC: Many Americans cannot afford summer vacationhttp://apne.ws/2sncK9r

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  • #120: Playbook's Anna Palmer, 5 Kinds of Trump Voters, & VA/UK Reax (6/15/17)

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    We talk to Anna Palmer from Politico's Playbook, give h/t to all kinds of Wonder Women, and even read some breaking polling news about GIFs. Follow Anna at @apalmerdc & us @ksoltisanderson & @margieomero.Poll of the Week Politico/American Univ/Loyola Marymount Univ: What stops women for running for office? http://politi.co/2t6B3XA Democracy Fund Voter Study Group Lee Drutman, New America: What are the political divisions that have caused tension since the election?http://bit.ly/2sfsp97 John Sides, GWU: How have race, religion, immigration shaped the debate over the American Identity in 2016?http://bit.ly/2s5vnON Robert Griffin & Ruy Teixeira, Center for American Progress: Trump appealed to voters primarily on identity politics, amongst economic concerns and views of tradehttp://bit.ly/2trjRLy Emily Ekins, Cato Institute: There are five types of Trump voters who have very different views on a variety of issueshttp://bit.ly/2sfCLpD UK and Virginia Polling Wins and Misses BBC: How wrong was the UK General Election polling?http://bbc.in/2rAo12E BBC: UK Vote Share http://bbc.in/2t0mX9b HuffPo: UK General Election Pollshttp://bit.ly/2rRHHCZ BBC: After the General Election, Brexit negotiations and May’s leadership are up in the airhttp://bbc.in/2stRlMn HuffPo: VA Democratic Primary Pollshttp://bit.ly/2trBVVU HuffPo: VA Republican Primary Pollshttp://bit.ly/2stAOrw The latest in gun polling GunsDown/PSB Research: Americans believe that there should be less guns and that they should be harder to gethttp://bit.ly/2rvFDkR Seriously with these movies? Empire: Magazine releases its 2017 list “100 Greatest Movies”, topped by The Godfather (1972)http://bit.ly/2rAKe0h

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  • #119: Never Tweet. Always Poll. (6/7/17)

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    Hey whaddya know, another slow news week. Just a UK election & another sleepy Comey hearing. Follow us for the latest @ksolitsanderson @margieomero and @thepollsters of course. Poll of the Week Billboard: ‘Despacito’ tops Songs of the Summer Charthttp://www.billboard.com/charts/summer-songs This Week in Trump HuffPo: Trump’s approval rating slightly move up to 41.5%.http://bit.ly/2jBmTwz ABC News/WashPo: A majority of Americans do not trust Trump after firing Comey.http://bit.ly/2s4n8ns Monmouth: According to Americans, Trump is his worst spokesman.http://bit.ly/2sTG8S1 Politico/Morning Consult: Voters think Trump’s Twitter hurts is negatively impacting the countryhttp://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015c-8041-d9ca-adfc-85c1c6990000 Paris Agreement WashPo: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreementhttp://wapo.st/2qUfiNh?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.39c6354bc241 Reuters/Ipsos: While Americans want “aggressive” action on climate change, most aren’t sure if it should be prioritized.http://reut.rs/2rBAExB UK Election Tracking HuffPo: UK General Election Trackerhttp://bit.ly/2rRHHCZ FiveThirtyEight: How are UK pollsters trying to stop underestimating the Conservative vote.http://53eig.ht/2s5fFnZ Independent: Twitter poll shows that May would definitely lose to Basshunterhttp://ind.pn/2rrYxYm Close HuffPo/YouGov: Maybe millennials aren’t actually blowing their home deposits on avocado toast…http://bit.ly/2rI1e6u

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  • #118: The Latest Covfefes on Impeachment, NATO, Paris, the UK & staycations

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    Margie's twitter poll shows covfefe twitter is the best twitter. Don't forget to tweet us @ksoltisanderson or @margieomero.Poll of the Week Gallup: Majority of Americans view all branches of military very favorablyhttp://bit.ly/2rElRTX Pew: US Veterans are generally more supportive of Trump than the overall public http://pewrsr.ch/2r4DWr7 This Week in Trump HuffPo: Trump’s approval rating has slightly increased, going from 39.9% to 41.3%http://bit.ly/2jBmTwz Politico: More people want Congress to impeach Trump, even if they don’t believe he has committed “high crimes and misdemeanors”http://politi.co/2qzOWQs Does Trump Support Help or Hurt? Pew: Trump’s first budget request makes large cuts to government programs, but few Americans support cuts.http://pewrsr.ch/2r3BfpM Gallup: Americans still see manufacturing as key to job creationbit.ly/2roKq6h PewGlobal: Over the past year, NATO’s image has improved on both sides of Atlantic.http://pewrsr.ch/2qRXU8h HuffPo: Most Americans believe in man-made climate change and want the US to participate in the Paris Agreementhttp://bit.ly/2smRY6Y Yale Climate Comm: A majority of Americans in every state say that the US should participate in the Paris Agreement. https://goo.gl/XDsKor Yale Climate Comm: Climate opinion maps and public opinion estimates on climate change.https://goo.gl/DJi0rN UK June 8th Election Tracking HuffPo: The Conservatives are losing their lead in the polls over the Labour Party.http://bit.ly/2smXkPz YouGov: Reasoning for YouGov’s use of the MRP technique during the UK 2017 General Election. https://goo.gl/TBcTA5 NYTimes: “Liar, Liar”, a song assailing Theresa May, is now topping the UK iTunes Chart.https://nyti.ms/2rkoJVa YouTube: “Liar, Liar” by Captain SKA (iTunes https://tinyurl.com/y86lhwwb)https://youtu.be/HxN1STgQXW8 Independent: Although Labour has been gaining in polls, the Party still won’t win the election. http://tinyli.uk/wBi Close Looper: According to Fandango, “Wonder Woman” is the most anticipated film of the summer.http://tinyurl.com/y9vg7q42 WalletHub: Orlando ranks first in the “Best Places for a Staycation” list.http://tinyurl.com/znbg8kj

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  • #117: Is polling morally acceptable? (5/24)

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    We're back from a teensy weensy break where Margie went to the AAPOR conference. We love your reviews! And often dislike your misplaced pitches. Follow us on @thepollsters, @ksoltisanderson & @margieomero for more polls & yuks.Poll of the Week Roll Call: Ossoff leading Georgia’s 6th, voters unhappy with Trumphttp://bit.ly/2qkCcbs Washington Post: Republicans are struggling in the Virginia governor’s racehttp://wapo.st/2rhV1Rq Trump HuffPo: Trump approval decreasing slightlyhttp://bit.ly/2jBmTwz Gallup: People dislike Ivanka less than they dislike her fatherhttp://bit.ly/2rhZGmd Politico/Morning Consult: Voters want Russia collusion investigatedhttp://politi.co/2qbcFpZ HuffPo: People don’t approve of sharing intel with Russianshttp://bit.ly/2rADvYk Values Gallup: Americans don’t think they live in a morally centered countryhttp://bit.ly/2qWZDLY Gallup: Majority believe in evolutionhttp://bit.ly/2qWSnj9 Gallup: Americans are becoming more liberal on moral issueshttp://bit.ly/2rdnnYZ Washington Post: How question wording impacts views on LGBT+ rightshttp://wapo.st/2rAbFeY Young Republicans Likely to Switch Parties Pew: Younger support slipping for GOPhttp://pewrsr.ch/2pUa1R7 My kid could name that LewisandQuark: This neural network has interesting ideas for paint nameshttp://bit.ly/2qxVe15

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