A recent national poll looked at how young people will affect the midterm elections.
Pollster Harstad Strategic Research used a diverse sampling of more than 2,000 registered and nonregistered voters 18 to 30 years old. They represent 38 million registered voters of that age. Paul Harstad is a lead pollster for the research group that has polled for President Barack Obama since 2002, when the Democrat was an Illinois state senator considering a run for the U.S. Senate.
The federal government is in the fourth day of a shutdown that makes President Obama’s 2008 campaign promise of post-partisanship and a new era of government efficiency sound almost quaint. Three former members of the president’s inner circle were in Albany last weekend for The University at Albany Student Association's "World Within Reach" speaker series.
A new presidential poll out today says Hillary Clinton is crushing Vice President Joe Biden, 65 percent to 10. She hasn’t declared that she’ll make a 2016 bid, and Biden has only hinted at it. Meanwhile, the poll shows no clear front-runners on the potential GOP ticket. Is this poll a predictor of things to come?
In today’s Congressional Corner, Rich Clark, Associate Professor of Political Science and director of the Castleton Polling Institute, tells WAMC’s David Guistina that Florida will remain important in the next election .