Romney is moving up in swing states; ahead nationally by six, according to Gallup, four, according to Rasmussen

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha One of the many nice things about updating NRL News Today throughout the day is that you can include new polling data. What we’re hearing so far today continues the theme of a Romney campaign on the ascendency. In the eleven swing states Rasmussen Reports is following, Mr. Romney’s lead now …

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Romney retains lead in Gallup, leads also in Politico/GWU Battleground poll

By Dave Andrusko In anticipation of tonight’s third and final presidential debate, when we post our late afternoon/early evening National Right to Life News Today stories, we’ll probably be updating the polls yet again. Here’s what we know as of now. (Spoiler alert: it’s very good news.) The Politico/George Washington University Battleground poll  finds Romney …

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Gallup concludes “Obama appears to be losing momentum”

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha “With three weeks to go in the campaign, Obama appears to be losing momentum, and now trails Romney by four percentage points among likely voters.”       —  Lydia Saad, Gallup. Gallup today explained in elaborate detail why pro-life Mitt Romney now enjoys a four point advantage over pro-abortion President Barack Obama, …

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Surprise, surprise! abortion IS a major issue in 2012 elections, Gallup reports

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha Gallup headlined its important story today, “Abortion Is Threshold Issue for One in Six U.S. Voters,” which is true—clearly true. Less true–decidedly less true–is the subhead: “Nearly as many single-issue abortion voters are pro-choice as pro-life.” Whatever else Gallup gets right or wrong, the survey reminds us that abortion is a …

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Major Changes in Favorability figures ominous trend for Democrats

By Dave Andrusko Gallup reported yesterday that “GOP Favorability Matches 2008 Pre-Convention Level: Democrats’ image ties GOP’s, but at two-decade convention-time low.” While Republicans’ favorability ratings have improved somewhat since 2008, over the same period the numbers for Democrats have experience a gigantic drop (“cratered,” according to Ed Morrissey)–an amazing 24 points! In 2008 the …

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Turnout and the 2012 Presidential Election

By Dave Andrusko There is a reason the Gallup Poll is pretty much conceded to be the gold standard. Not just that it polls constantly but also because Gallup polls HUGE numbers. I was out of the loop for much of Friday, so I didn’t get a chance to talk about “Young U.S. Voters’ Turnout …

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GALLUP SURVEY FINDS OPPOSITION TO MOST ABORTIONS & BELIEF THAT ABORTION IS MORALLY WRONG

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family is on vacation. While we are gone I’ll be running articles from the past 12 months that you’ve indicated you particularly enjoyed. Dave Gallup 2011 Values and Beliefs survey, conducted May 5-8, offers a welter of good news for pro-lifers, although appreciating just how encouraging it is requires …

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Not a Surprise: Church Attendance (or lack thereof) Correlates with Position on Abortion

By Dave Andrusko The Gallup Poll headline was “Republicans More Unified Than Democrats on Abortion”—which is true enough—but the more interesting conclusion is found well down in the story written by Lydia Saad: “Religion a Factor in Abortion Views in Both Parties.” Although self-identified Republicans are as a whole more pro-life than self-identified Democrats, the …

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More Good Polling Results, this time from NPR

By Dave Andrusko Coming less than a week after Gallup’s 2011 Values and Beliefs survey, the results of a poll conducted for National Public Radio offers a bevy of good news. As always, the numbers from the poll, conducted for NPR by Thomson Reuters, need to be read up and down and sideways to get …

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