STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY Poll time
The UND men are sixth, sixth and sixth. The women are eighth and eighth. Consistent.
4. Boston College
5. New Hampshire
6. North Dakota
7. Minne... Posted on 2/26/13 at 2:23 AM
THE WEST WING How you ask the question, Part 2
In June I wrote a piece entitled "Poll: It's How You Ask the Question." The post described a poll in which 87 percent of Minnesotans favored no new spending in the state budget. The implication was re... Posted on 11/17/11 at 8:00 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Horner says he needs 20 percent support soon
Most candidates avoid being specific, knowing on many levels that could hurt their campaigns.
But Tom Horner of the Independence Party broke with that tradition in revealing where his campaign needs ... Posted on 10/5/10 at 12:46 PM
The recent “Python Challenge” in the Florida Everglades might have dominated the creepy critter headlines, but the Maryland Department of Natural Resources again this year is offering incentives for anglers to catch snakeheads.
And other outdoor related stories
Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Berg is leading Democrat Heidi Heitkamp 50 percent to 40 percent — with 10 percent still undecided — in North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race, according to a poll conducted for Forum Communications.
Likely voters cite concern for UND athletics, ‘issue fatigue’ A month before the electoral showdown over UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname, a new statewide poll shows likely voters inclined toward allowing the university to retire the historic name and logo. Of 500 people surveyed who said they are extremely, very or somewhat likely to vote in the June 12 North Dakota primary election, 56 percent said they would vote for Measure 4, which would allow UND to discontinue use of the Fighting Sioux nickname.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the Associated Press-GfK poll shows that Americans are less concerned their own personal health care will suffer as a result of it.
Jennifer Agiesta and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
, March 08, 2012
A surging Rick Santorum is running even with Mitt Romney atop the Republican presidential field, but neither candidate is faring well against President Barack Obama eight months before Americans vote, a new survey shows.
Jennifer Agiesta and Laurie Kellman
, February 22, 2012
Why do kids believe a chubby guy in a flying sleigh can deliver joy across America? Because their parents do. A whopping 84 percent of grown-ups were once children who trusted in Santa's magic, and lots cling to it still.
It's the latest instance in which lawmakers on Capitol Hill have allowed partisan sniping to hold up a measure to put in place a policy that most Americans support, like ending the Bush tax cuts, cap and trade, and a surcharge on millionaires.
The poll, which was commissioned by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, shows Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, the former N.D. attorney general, leading U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., 47 percent to 42 percent. There is a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent.
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