Statements about Polls and Public Opinion
A YouGov.com poll shows 71 percent of Obama voters regret voting for him.
"Only 3 percent of voters 18 to 34 don't believe that climate change is really happening."
"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."
"In every poll," John Cornyn "always loses to any conservative the voters have heard about."
Says Barack Obama’s approval rating "is right in the average" for second-term presidents at this point.
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
"(Obamacare) is a bill which has never once had a majority of Americans favor it."
Wendy Davis is "the most popular politician in Texas."
"There was a Gallup poll in Egypt last year, and 70 percent of Egyptians don't want our money."
"Seventy-four percent of Rhode Islanders support [a] national popular vote [for president] because they, as I, believe in one person-one vote."
Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.
"No poll done this year ... shows less than a majority to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
Says in January 1992, George H. W. Bush "probably had a 90 percent or even higher approval rating after the first Gulf War."
"Secular Americans are the fastest-growing religious identification demographic in this country."
Says a poll shows that "without a name attached, Democrats are just one point behind" Gov. John Kasich.
Says Chris Christie was "behind" in the polls against Jon Corzine during the 2009 governor's race.
Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."
Says Ronald Reagan "was behind in the polls in 1980 going into the debate with Jimmy Carter and then turned around 10 days later and won 40 states."
"The majority of Americans now doubt that our children will have a better future."
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