Donald Trump’s top two VP picks have both been hugely unpopular, too

The Washington Post is reporting that Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie have emerged as Donald Trump’s top prospects for a running mate. Neither pick is a surprise. Both, after all, check the one box Trump has publicly stated for his vice president — having political experience — and each man […] Read more »

Warren Is Top V.P. Pick for Clinton Supporters, Gingrich for Trump

More than a third of likely voters backing Democrat Hillary Clinton in the latest Bloomberg Politics national poll say she should pick Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a darling of the party’s liberal wing, as her running mate. On the Republican side, almost a third of likely voters supporting Donald […] Read more »

No Love for Christie After Trump Endorsement

Governor Christie’s surprise move to endorse Donald Trump, thereby rebuking his closest rival Senator Marco Rubio, did nothing to address his sagging job performance numbers. According to the most recent statewide survey of registered voters from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, the Trump endorsement hurt rather than helped Governor Christie. CONT. […] Read more »

PredictWise: New Hampshire Recap

New Hampshire happened exactly as expected with Donald Trump and John Kasich finishing first and second in the Republican primary and Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic primary. … Marco Rubio’s finish is a failure and a confirmation that his poor debate performance on Saturday, February 6 was interpreted poorly by […] Read more »

What’s At Stake In New Hampshire’s Republican Primary

Before the Iowa Republican caucuses last week, we warned you that the uncertainty in the race was high and that the polls might be way off. That’s even more true here in New Hampshire. At least we know that Donald Trump will finish first on the Republican side? Well, probably. […] Read more »

New Hampshire Should Answer a Lot of Key Questions

The former New Hampshire governor John Sununu once said that “Iowa picks corn and New Hampshire picks presidents.” This year, New Hampshire may not live up to the billing — but it should nonetheless play a big role. CONT. Nate Cohn, New York Times Read more »

Monitoring Shifts in Presidential Candidates’ Images

Heading into Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary voting, the biggest shift we are monitoring in Americans’ big-picture look at the candidates comes among Democrats. Bernie Sanders’ image is becoming more positive to Democrats across the country by the day, even as Hillary Clinton’s sinks. I’ll get to the data in a […] Read more »