Wednesday, March 5, 2014

D.C. Pundits Shift – Republicans Now Leading in Race for Senate

During the last week of February, Washington D.C.’s political and pundit classes shifted their views from a close battle for the Senate in 2014 to Republicans in the driver’s seat.

The President’s and Democrats’ weaknesses going into the election was confirmed by a New York Times/CBS News poll published on February 26, 2014 producing headlines:

The poll, conducted by a team of CBS/New York Times pollsters, including Anthony Salvanto, shows:
  • 59% of Americans say they are disappointed in Obama’s presidency
  • 41% approve of his job performance, down from 46% in January
  • 42% will back Republicans in November and 39% back Democrats

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