July 20, 2024

Majority of Americans would leave ‘zero tip’ for bad service: new survey

A majority of Americans will no longer tip on bad service, research finds. JackF – stock.adobe.com They’re tipped off. A new survey has found a majority of Americans — who’ve been pushing back on the pressures of so-called “guilt tipping” — said they wouldn’t pay anything forward if faced with shoddy service. Fifty-one percent of […]

Nebraska GOP Gains ‘Filibuster Proof’ Majority in Unicameral Legislature After Democrat Switches Parties

Nebraska State Sen. Mike McDonnell (R-5) announced he is fleeing the Democrat party to become a Republican, giving the GOP what U.S. Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) calls a “filibuster-proof majority” in Nebraska’s unicameral legislature. McDonnell’s party change bears major implications for local and national politics as the state is on the verge of moving to

Nolte: New Hampshire Surveys Forecast Trump Majority on Tuesday

Two polls out of New Hampshire show former President Donald Trump expanding his lead to double digits in Tuesday’s race. In both polls, he’s at 50 or above. A poll from CNN (a far-left conspiracy theory outlet that meddles in elections and spreads political violence) conducted by the University of New Hampshire shows Trump with

House Majority Whip Signals Biden’s Overtly Political SOTU May Have Blown Up Tradition

Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty House Majority Whip Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) suggested this weekend that Democrat President Joe Biden’s overtly political State of the Union address may have disintegrated the tradition of presidents being invited to deliver the annual speech before the House chamber. While Republicans, including Emmer — who has endorsed former President Donald

Nolte: Poll Shows Slight Majority Support States Banning Trump from Ballot

While voters are divided on the issue of how the U.S. Supreme Court should handle fascist Democrats banning former President Trump from state ballots, a slight majority would like SCOTUS to ban Trump or allow the state bans to stand. “The national poll finds a close division on state-level rulings barring Trump from the ballot

Bidenomics in Crisis: Majority of Voters Say Biden’s Policies Will Make Inflation Worse

Most Americans think Joe Biden’s policies will cause prices to rise, a poll of registered voters by CBS News and YouGov shows. As the U.S. economy approaches the third anniversary of the explosion of inflation that has sent the cost of living soaring and real wages plunging, a solid majority of registered voters think Biden’s

Trump Faces ‘Pardon-proof’ Majority in Georgia

Brandon Bell/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump cannot easily obtain a pardon in Georgia if he is convicted on one or more of the 13 counts unveiled against him in Fulton County on Monday, because the state’s governor does not have the power to grant pardons, as elsewhere. Gov. Brian Kemp (R), an outspoken critic

Christie: Majority of Republicans Don’t Approve of Trump’s Conduct

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said Tuesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that he believed a majority of Republicans disapprove of former President Donald Trump’s conduct. Christie said, “I think the distinction a lot of these voters are making, and I’ve heard this on the campaign trail

Poll: Majority of Republicans View Chris Christie Unfavorably

(Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) Most potential Republican primary voters have an unfavorable view of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the latest Morning Consult survey found. For weeks, Christie has maintained the status of having the highest unfavorable rating in the GOP race. But this week’s figures not only show his favorability under

Poll: Majority of Democrats Say Having Fewer Children Is ‘Positive’ for Environment

Getty Images/Branislav Novak/EyeEm Having fewer children is good for the planet, more than half of Democrat voters believe. A majority (55 percent) of Democrats say the trend of people having fewer children has a “positive impact” on the environment, according to a Pew Research Center survey of 5,073 U.S. adults conducted between April 10-16 and published

Dems inch toward House majority with recent court wins

Over the past week, courts overturned Republican-drawn maps in Alabama and Florida for weakening the power of Black voters. | Kim Chandler/AP Photo The fundamentals of the 2src24 campaign are still taking shape, but one thing is already clear: A flurry of court actions might cost Republicans the House majority. In the past nine days

Watch Live: Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority 2023 Conference Day 2

The Faith & Freedom Coalition will hold their Road to Majority 2023 conference this weekend in Washington, DC. “For the past twelve years, the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Policy Conference has empowered conservative activists to fight for their values at the polls and in the public arena,” the event description explains. “Designed

Watch Live: Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority 2023 Conference

The Faith & Freedom Coalition will hold their Road to Majority 2023 conference this weekend in Washington, DC. “For the past twelve years, the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Policy Conference has empowered conservative activists to fight for their values at the polls and in the public arena,” the event description explains. “Designed

Increasing majority of Americans view sex as biological reality, new poll reveals

A growing number of Americans believe that an individual’s gender should be determined based on the sex listed on their birth certificate, a new poll has found. The NPR, PBS NewsHour and Marist poll released Wednesday found that 61% of Americans — up 10 percent from May 2022 — say “defining gender as the sex […]

Fox News Poll: Majority says only increase debt ceiling with spending cuts

With under two weeks until a potential default on the nation’s debt, a majority of registered voters says increasing the debt ceiling should only happen with spending cuts, and two-thirds believe that failing to raise that limit will result in financial catastrophe. That’s a complete reversal from 12 years ago during the last debt ceiling crisis. […]

Senate GOP Works In Anti-‘Woke’ Provisions To Defense Bill Despite Democrat Majority

The Senate Armed Services Committee passed a defense policy bill that includes provisions aiming to hold the Pentagon accountable for its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs. Despite a Democratic majority in the Senate, the committee agreed on the $886 billion bill and called for even higher spending. “The Pentagon has to remain focused on

Majority of Californians believe Feinstein isn’t fit to serve, poll finds

Since her return to Washington, Dianne Feinstein has taken on a lighter schedule, appearing in the Senate only at committee hearings or on the floor when her vote is essential. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe Sen. Dianne Feinstein is no longer fit to serve in office due to her health condition, a

Biden on His Age: I ‘Know More than the Vast Majority of People’

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle previewed her interview with President Joe Biden Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” in which the president said he knew “more than the vast majority of people” when asked about his advanced age being a factor to voters in the 2src24 presidential race. Ruhle said, “There is not a Fortune 5srcsrc company in

CNBC: Majority of People Making $100K or More Say They’re Financially Stressed, Inflation Is Top Cause

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson discussed CNBC’s Your Money Financial Confidence Survey that the network conducted with Momentive and noted that even a majority of people earning $100,000 or more say they’re stressed about their personal finances and inflation is the top cause of this. Epperson stated

Dems to Tester and Manchin: Run in 2024, save our majority

Sens. Joe Manchin and Jon Tester’s moves will determine how both parties allocate their financial resources in what’s expected to be a tough cycle for Democrats. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Democrats are already waging what might be the most consequential fight for Senate control next fall: Getting Jon Tester and Joe Manchin to run again.

Dianne Feinstein’s Hospitalization Leaves Senate Democrats Without Outright Majority

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) announced that she was hospitalized on Thursday and is receiving treatment for shingles, leaving Senate Democrats without an outright majority this week as two other senators are also away from the Capitol. Feinstein confirmed her hospitalization on Thursday after her spokesperson announced she was leaving D.C. for California to focus on

Poll: Near Majority of Republicans Want Less Foreign Aid as Congress Poised to Grant Ukraine $37 Billion

A near majority of Republican voters want to decrease foreign aid as Congress is poised to grant as much as $37 billion in aid to Ukraine. A Morning Consult poll released in late November found that 48 percent of registered Republican voters want to decrease the provisioning of foreign aid. The survey revealed that 48

Don’t worry, be a majority: Dems shrug off Sinema’s switch

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema poses for a portrait in her office on Capitol Hill Dec. 8, 2src22. | Francis Chung/POLITICO In the end, Kyrsten Sinema’s defection from the party could have been a lot worse for Democrats. The Arizona senator’s decision to go independent will reverberate in Arizona and national political circles for months to come

House Dems on GOP’s thin majority: Welcome to hell

“I don’t lie awake at night worrying about the bad legislation they are going to pass. Because I don’t think they’re going to pass it,” said Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.). Awaiting the outcome of just one true toss-up race, Republicans will have a majority of either four or five — giving McCarthy the sparest of

Biden projects Dems will fall short of House majority

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Poll: Majority of Democrats Believe There Are ‘Tens of Millions of Dangerous MAGA Republicans’

Most Democrats believe that there are “tens of millions” of “dangerous MAGA Republicans,” a Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll released in September found. The survey followed President Biden’s angry speech in which he demonized millions of Americans, deeming “MAGA Republicans” a great threat to the very “foundations of our republic.”  The poll asked voters, “Do you think there are

‘Bibi Is Back!’: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu With Majority Bloc in Israeli Elections

Exit polls predicted Tuesday evening that former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be able to form a majority bloc and return to power in a new coalition government, according to Israeli news sources. Netanyahu’s party, the Likud, looked set to be the largest party, with other parties on the right winning enough seats to join…

Breitbart’s Boyle: ‘Republicans Are Clearly on a Pathway to the Majority’ in the Senate

During a Sunday appearance on Newsmax TV’s “The Gorka Reality Check,” Breitbart News Washington bureau chief Matt Boyle predicted Republicans were “clearly on a pathway to the majority” in the Senate. Anchor Sebastian Gorka said, “Do you have great expectations for the midterms?” Boyle said, “Yeah, look, I’ve long thought that this is going to…

Jim Jordan plots ‘big moments’ for GOP influence in the majority

And that influence is real: Interviews with nearly a dozen lawmakers underscore that while other House GOP leaders may run afoul of the party’s base, Jordan continues to wield unparalleled sway within it. His cred within the Trump world and conservative media give him tools to — when and if he wants — undercut the…

James Carville: ‘Majority’ of GOP Voters ‘Really Stupid’ Evil Racists

Democratic consultant and political commentator James Carville said in an interview with The Hill TV that the “majority” of Republican voters are “stupid” and “evil.” Discussing the brand of the Democratic Party, Carville said, “So much of what has happened to my party is we tend to get defined by some over-educated, totally doofus coastal…