Statements about Polls and Public Opinion
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers? … Fox viewers, consistently, every poll."
Roughly 700 Georgians die needlessly each year because they are too far from a trauma center.
The Massachusetts health care plan is "wildly unpopular" among state residents.
"The people of Rhode Island don't want same-sex marriage."
"Polls show that Floridians don't want to repeal the Affordable Care Act."
"CNN did a poll recently where Obama and I are statistically tied."
"Large majorities" of the public "oppose major changes to Medicare" and favor higher taxes on the wealthy.
Says Gov. Rick Scott's approval ratings are up.
"Public sentiment in favor of collective bargaining and in favor of the unions has actually gone up as these governors, I think, have overreached and gone too far and tried to destroy the labor movement."
Says Travis County, home to Austin, is the most liberal county in the United States.
The majority of people in polls do "not support Obamacare."
Poll results from the past 35 years show that State of the Union speeches "do not move" presidential approval numbers.
Obama’s mid-term approval ratings are similar to other presidents who went on to re-election.
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