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January 23, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday politics: abortion poll; gun control and Senate; Rodney Tom and his district

Good morning. Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. NBC and the Wall Street Journal took the opportunity to offer a poll that shows a new majority now favors abortion. The poll is interesting, because poll numbers on this topic have been bopping around in recent years. Take a look.  In Olympia, meanwhile,…


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December 10, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Monday politics: gay marriage poll, Adam Smith, Cory Booker rising

Good morning. Big weekend for gay marriage in Washington state. So, what do voters across the country think about gay marriage? A new poll reported in Politico says a plurality — not a majority — of Americans favor gay marriage. The Times’ Carol Ostrom reported Saturday about people in our state who voted against…


Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest, Same-sex marriage | Topics: Adam Smith, armed services, gay marriage

October 16, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Latest poll: Obama comfortably ahead in our state — but less so than two weeks ago

President Obama need not lie awake at night worrying about winning the hearts of voters of Washington state — and he doesn’t. But if he is keeping count, with a big performance and national gut check looming in Tuesday evening’s debate, he is a mere 14 points ahead in our state. That compares to his…


Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest | Topics: KING TV, Mitt Romney, poll

September 10, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Obama way ahead in Washington state

President Obama has had a few positive weeks, including a convention that came off without many noticeable glitches, at least as far as voters in Washington state seem to think. The latest KING-TV poll conducted by SurveyUSA shows Democrat Obama now leading Republican Mitt Romney by a whopping 16 points in research conducted Sept. 7…


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