Meghan McCarthy

Poll: Dramatic Swing in ‘Right Track’ Views After Trump Victory

Donald Trump’s stunning upset to take the White House Tuesday has brought swift change to public opinions on the state of the country. A POLITICO/Morning Consult poll taken immediately after the election found massive shifts in whether voters think the country is on the right track, depending on who they voted for.

Exit Poll: Voters Think Clinton and Trump Are Stubborn, Not Easy To Like

The 2016 electorate may not agree on much, except for this: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are stubborn and neither candidate is “easy to like,” according to the latest Morning Consult and POLITICO exit poll. When asked a panel of more than three dozen characteristics about Clinton and Trump, early voters and those who headed […]

Clinton Maintains Lead in Final Poll Before Election

Hillary Clinton leads in our final poll before Election Day, getting 45 percent of the vote. Donald Trump is three points behind her at 42 percent. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets 8 percent of the vote, followed by the Green Party’s Jill Stein at 4 percent.

Republican Voters Remain Loyal to Trump in First National Poll After Video

A video of Donald Trump making lewd sexual comments prompted plenty of party stalwarts to abandon the GOP nominee, but Republican voters aren’t ready to leave their man behind: Only 12 percent of Republicans say Trump should drop out of the race. Overall support for Donald Trump dropped just one point in a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll taken immediately after the […]

House Democrats Absent at Online Review Hearing

A House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on a bipartisan bill that aims to make it easier for consumers to dismiss cases brought against them for negative online reviews kicked off with only Republican lawmakers, as a result of a gun-control protest by Democrats on the House floor Wednesday. Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee, the ranking Democrat […]

Pritzker Pushes Principles of Open Internet at OECD Meeting

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker called on foreign governments to remain committed to the principles of an open internet Wednesday, warning that excessive regulation could stifle innovation and risk making the internet a pawn in international disputes. “Too often, well-intentioned efforts to address legitimate concerns over issues like privacy and security lead to unintended consequences,” Pritzker said in […]