John Zogby

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American Dream Believers Plummeting

Hopeful responses to Zogby poll fall off dramatically from last year

(Newser) - Just 57% of Americans think the “American Dream” is achievable today, down 10 points from around a year ago and from 76% in July of 2001, pollster John Zogby writes. He splits “American Dreamers” into four categories: Traditional Materialists, Secular Spiritualists, Deferred Dreamers, and Dreamless Dead. Over the... More »

Obama Grabs 6-Point Lead in Poll

With economy dominant, Democrat takes 49% among likely voters

(Newser) - Barack Obama has widened his lead to 6 points in a four-day Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby tracking poll, taking 49% to John McCain’s 43% among likely voters, Reuters reports. As economic woes weigh on voters’ minds, Obama is leading by 21 points among independent voters, the poll found. The Illinois senator also... More »

Poll: McCain Takes 5-Point Lead

Negative campaign erases Obama's July edge

(Newser) - John McCain has erased Barack Obama’s 7-point July advantage to take a 46%-41% lead in the latest Reuters/Zogby poll, Reuters reports. McCain has turned around a perceived  weakness on economy to now be favored by a 9% margin on the economy. The poll was taken Thursday through Saturday, as... More »

Obama Up by 4 in Texas; Clinton Leads by 1 in Ohio

Both states 'way too close' to call: pollster

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton trails Barack Obama by 4% in Texas and holds a statistically meaningless 1-point lead in Ohio just two days ahead of what could be defining contests in both states, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Houston Chronicle poll released today. But "it's way too close in both states to say... More »

Americans' Mood Sours Over Economy

Bush, Congress maintain dismal approval ratings

(Newser) - America’s spirits are sinking along with the economy, a new poll says. The Reuters/Zogby mood index fell from 97.3 to 94.2 this month, the lowest mark since polling began in July. The poll found that 48% of Americans expect a recession, up from 43% last month, and... More »

Hillary Leads in Iowa; Huck, Mitt Neck-and-Neck

Clinton clings to slim lead, but poll finds 'lots of potential for change'

(Newser) - With just four days left before Iowans gather to caucus, a Reuters/C-Span/Zogby poll released today found Hillary Clinton leads Barack Obama 31% to 27%, while GOP heavyweights Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee are in a dead heat. Third-place Democratic contender John Edwards was running a strong 24%. Republican John McCain,... More »

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