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Gallup: Obama Leads On 5 Of Top 8 Issues

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Economy, Energy, Gas, Health Care, Immigration, Independents, Iraq, McCain, Polls, Republicans, Taxes, Terrorism

Some surprising data here, but what’s not surprising is that the economy is at the very top of the priority list. And that has to be good news for Obama since he has such a wide lead. Energy, Gas Prices – extremely important to 51% Obama – 47% McCain – 28% Economy – extremely important […]

June 24th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Rasmussen: Obama Leads By 7

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Immigration, McCain, Polls, Republicans

Obama – 49% McCain – 42% Obama gains a point and McCain loses another, and now McCain has dipped below 43, which hasn’t happened yet in June. The 5 day: 06/22/2008: McCain – 42%, Obama – 49% 06/21/2008: McCain – 43%, Obama – 48% 06/20/2008: McCain – 44%, Obama – 48% 06/19/2008: McCain – 45%, […]

June 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

John Hawkins: I’m Done With McCain

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Immigration, McCain, Republicans

In recent days, McCain has started talking up comprehensive immigration reform again, and that’s the straw that broke the elephant’s back for at least one prominent right wing blogger. See, McCain had pledged during the primaries that he was going to abandon that stance, and many conservatives feel he never would have won the nomination […]

May 23rd, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Poll: Obama Up By Nearly 20 In North Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Economy, Education, Health Care, Hillary, Immigration, Iraq, North Carolina, Polls, War

Public Policy Polling has the numbers (pdf file)… After a week in which both candidates spent a lot of time in North Carolina Barack Obama has retained a large lead in the state, according to the newest survey from Public Policy Polling. Obama leads Clinton 54-36. His lead is particularly strong among likely voters who […]

March 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »’s Live Blog Of NPR Democratic Debate (December 4, 2007)

By | Related entries in Barack, China, Debates, Dodd, Economy, Edwards, Foreign Policy, Immigration, Iowa, Iran

[Re-published from We will update this post on Donklephant periodically, but for the latest check out the live blog at] We’ll be live blogging the event. 2:07: Only 3 topics will be discussed during the debate: (1) Iran and the lessons of Iraq, (2) relations with China and how they affect us here […]

December 4th, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »’s Live Blog Of CNN/YouTube Republican Debate In Florida (November 28, 2007)

By | Related entries in Debates, Fred Thompson, Huckabee, Immigration, McCain, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul

[Re-published from This liveblog on Donklephant will be updated periodically. For the latest please visit the active liveblog at] 7:02: And we are ready. 1 hour to go until tonight’s CNN/YouTube Republican Debate. The participants will be: Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, Ron Paul, Duncan Hunter, Mike Huckabee, Tom Tancredo and Fred […]

November 28th, 2007 | Permalink| 5 Comments »’s Questions For CNN/YouTube Republican Debate

By | Related entries in Foreign Policy, Giuliani, Immigration, Iraq, Republicans, Romney’s Co-Managing Editors submitted three questions for tomorrow evening’s CNN/YouTube Republican Debate. 1) Question to any candidate regarding immigration reform and leadership. 2) Question to Rudy Giuliani regarding why he has not visited Iraq yet. 3) Question to Mitt Romney regarding the information gap in the U.S. regarding the distinction between Sunni and Shia Islam. […]

November 27th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Powell Talks

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in General Politics, History, Immigration, Military, The War On Terrorism, War

And I’m listening… On terrorism:“What is the greatest threat facing us now? People will say it’s terrorism. But are there any terrorists in the world who can change the American way of life or our political system? No. Can they knock down a building? Yes. Can they kill somebody? Yes. But can they change us? […]

September 10th, 2007 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Immigration Reform Stalling…Again

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Immigration, Legislation

No surprise here. The GOP sees an approval rating in the low 20s for Bush and is running away from any type of reform he’s proposing. And his “amnesty” slip wasn’t really a slip. This is amnesty, as well it should be. And that makes Republican lawmakers even more ill at ease. In any event, […]

June 28th, 2007 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Amnesty: Americans Favor It

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Immigration, Polls

The numbers have been pretty consistent on this issue, but it certainly bears repeating when majorities from both parties keep saying they favor some form of legislation to grant illegal aliens a pathway to citizenship: From LA Times: WASHINGTON â€â€? A strong majority of Americans â€â€? including nearly two-thirds of Republicans â€â€? favor allowing illegal […]

June 13th, 2007 | Permalink| 11 Comments »