democrats poll

The Republicans have a few structural factors working for them. Midterm elections tend to favor the party that's not in the
"Most independents are closet partisans," political scientist John Sides wrote in 2010, pointing to data that shows the opinions
The movement in party identification doesn't represent a seismic change in Americans' views, however, so much as an increased unwillingness to be tethered to either party, especially the GOP. When Gallup asked those independents whether they leaned toward one side, just a fraction -- about 10 percent of Americans -- described themselves as purely independent. The rest leaned equally toward one party or the other, with 16 percent expressing more of an affinity for the Democrats, and 16 percent fo
The Democratic Party Unhappiness isn't limited to Washington. Fewer than 26 percent of Americans now think the country is
Americans' most common complaint about the Republican Party is that it's "too inflexible" and "unwilling to compromise," according
The new poll found that slightly more respondents had an unfavorable view of the Democratic Party than a favorable view (47
When those who lean toward one party or another are included in Gallup's tabulations, Democrats hold a 45-44 lead over Republicans
On Tuesday the Democratic-leaning polling firm PPP released findings showing Sestak leading his Republican challenger, former