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Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealing the hidden secrets of the public's mind.

Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealing the hidden secrets of the public's mind.
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Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealing the hidden secrets of the public's mind.

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Episodes

#170: Tom Hanks Is Not Here For Your Partisan Nonsense

6/21/2018
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Tom Hanks is Not Here for Your Partisan Nonsense Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the NewsNo one party has a monopoly on ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, but people tend to believe that statements that favor their own opinions are factual. Family separation pollingLess Than One-Third Of The Public Supports Family SeparationsMajority oppose policy that causes family separation, but Republicans approveAll four outlets show majority oppose the policy,...

Duration:00:36:35

#169: Let's Talk About The Midterms (& Patrick Breaks The Glass Ceiling)

6/14/2018
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Let’s Talk about the Midterms Kristen is joined by special guest co-host, Echelon Insights co-founder Patrick Ruffini, to determine who is the goat in this scary movie, who is excited about the midterms, what just happened with North Korea, and what people thought about it before it happened, or didn’t. Generic ballot / Trump’s approval ratingThe generic ballot is widening back out again in favor of Democrats, but Trump’s approval rating has not taken a hit. Are Dems in the clear? Not so...

Duration:00:36:35

#168: Booze, Weed & Porn All Get A Bump

6/8/2018
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Booze, Weed, and Porn All Up in the Polls! Margie is lonely on the road, but she’s got polls to keep her company! Especially polls about Michael Avenatti! Trump’s approval ratings hold steady and the Democrats rebound a little in the Generic Ballot. Tariffs have the nation calling flatly, “Anyone?...Anyone?” Women did well in the most recent primaries but do people think they’ll change anything when in office? And, finally, the annual Gallup numbers on what Americans find morally...

Duration:00:43:29

#167: Not That Kind Of Biscuit

5/31/2018
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Not That Kind Of Biscuit We’ve made it past Memorial Day! What the heck is GDPR and why do I keep getting emails about it? Will Kristen trade her personal data for Swedish translations? What about ads for pretty shoes?Who doesn’t love biscuits? Monsters, that’s who. Find us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll of the Week: How Adults of Different Ages Feel About Data Privacy? Kristen isn’t giving up personal data for Swedish translations. Most U.S. Adults in Poll Unwilling...

Duration:00:51:08

#166: Happy Hour, Hot Dogs & Fast Cars

5/24/2018
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Happy Hour, Hot Dogs & Fast Cars Kristen is back from AAPOR, and she’s pretty pumped. There are some things that just don’t require polls to decide. If things are so good for the Republicans, what’s Trump hiding? Are we the CarTalk of polling? Poll of the Week: Dumb Internet Controversies We Asked The American Public To Settle 5 Of The Internet’s Dumbest Debates Yanny vs Laurel:not as good as the dress IMHO, older people have no idea.Is a hot dog a sandwich? Results as confusing as...

Duration:00:45:54

#165: A Private Bunyan & A Sad Elephant

5/17/2018
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A Private Bunyan and The World’s Saddest Elephant Whether or not Mr. 44% deserves a Nobel Peace Prize should not be decided by polls, even if Obama got one. Kristen promises to take notes at AAPOR when AP and Fox News present VoteCast, changing the exit poll game. (Don’t forget Pollsters Nation BEER THING at AAPOR: Let Kristen buy you a beer at Yard House 5-6 PM ON THURSDAY then on to the real parties). We’re Not. A. Lady. Show. Pay no attention to the wedding talk. TrumplandiaPoll of...

Duration:00:43:28

#164: May The Force Live Long & Prosper

5/10/2018
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May the Force Live Long and Prosper We are way more anxious about the effect politics rather than personal relationships have on our daily lives. In Trumplandia, we look at the numbers, not at the bars. You may be Trumpier than Trump, but then Trump tweets. Incumbents? Run like you’re 10 points down. If you offer “not sure” as an out, people take the out. Everyone is sure about Star Trek vs. Star Wars. I love that guy. POLLSTERS NATION AAPOR MEETUP: 5:00-6:00 on Thursday at Yard House...

Duration:00:55:48

#163: Polling Is Not Yeezy

5/3/2018
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Polling Is Not Yeezy We all have our own facts. Or we don’t think that word means what you think it means. Are we really unfazed or just not surprised? Please stop calling the kids Millennials. No, really, are these folks likely to register or likely to vote? That’s a different thing. If you got complaints there's always twitter. @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Poll of the Week: Kanye’s Twitter Love from the President triples his approval rating by Republicans Kanye West...

Duration:00:45:19

#162: Sex, Drugs, Rock & Polls

4/26/2018
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Sex, Drugs, Rock and PollsThe true infinity war (Millennials ruined food, Boomers ruined Millennials); Stalking the non-voter; Feeling at home at Starbucks, or not; Watching Deadpool 2, or not. Find us @margieomero @ksoltisandeson @thepollsters. POLL OF THE WEEK: Boomer Wars Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords Millennials blame boomers for ruining their lives Trumplandia Trump Job Approval POLL: Non-voters' dislike of Donald Trump isn't likely to make them vote...

Duration:00:50:33

#161: Too Many Polls, Jef Pollock & Cooking With Millennials

4/19/2018
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So many polls! Facebook, Mueller, pollster-friends, and Millennials ruining food. Tweet us your unsolicited advice @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters and www.thepollsters.com. Poll of the WeekNew National Poll: Privacy, Facebook, and Cambridge Analyticahttps://twitter.com/EchelonInsights/status/984097851746783232No Overwhelming Support for More Online Regulation, Poll Finds Trumplandia: Mr. 40%HuffPost Trump Job ApprovalNPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: Republicans Sour On Mueller,...

Duration:00:51:58

#160: Welcome To Our Padded Cell

4/11/2018
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Trump’s job approval holds steady, the world has interesting choices in who people admire, and more people are living in multi-generational homes. All that, and Spice Girls, too! Check out our new sponsor winc wine club: www.trywinc.com/pollsters. Of course we're always @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll of the week: The World’s Most Admired People Trumplandia Mueller Poll Scott Pruitt Poll The swing toward Dems Washington Post / Kaiser Family Foundation on people...

Duration:00:36:33

#159: Breaking Tinder

4/5/2018
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Hey, we're getting professional help! We highly recommend it. @ us: @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsers. Race and InequalityThings are not going well, but questions asked 50 years ago are as telling as the responses.Poll: 50 Years After MLK's Assassination, Most Americans Think Inequality ReignsThe February 2018 AP-NORC Center Poll In 1968, Nearly A Third Of Americans Said MLK Brought His Assassination On Himself Trumplandia Fake News, Who do you trust more, Trump or Network...

Duration:00:50:04

#158: A Very Stormy Holiday

3/29/2018
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Polls never take a holiday. Check us out anytime @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Poll of the Week Kids are cute poll Trumplandia HP on Trump approval MC/Politico on Stormy CNN on NK & Russia Taxes & Economy CNBC on taxes Pew on the economy Facebook Reuters/Ipsos on FB Axios/Survey Monkey Tech worker "Blind" survey Census Census in the WP Science on census Vox on census Easter NRF on Easter

Duration:00:55:43

#157: Don't Congratulate Us! The Snow Must Go On.

3/23/2018
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Hey, do you like wine? We like wine. And now we even have a sponsor! Https://Trywinc.com/pollsters to get $20 off. Then tweet us your thoughts @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Poll of the week: The View From The States PPP poll in Tennessee PPP poll in Nevada RCP generic average Trumplandia HP Average Morning Consult/Evangelicals Monmouth/Deep State Too Pew Too Furious Pew on changing party identification MeToo Vox/MC/PerryUndem on MeToo NYT Upshot/Picture a...

Duration:01:02:05

#156: Millennial March Madness

3/15/2018
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Kristen is back & ready to rant. And we've got the polling on everything on your mind. Poll of the week: Monmouth pre-election PA 18 pollHarry Enten on CNN: National Climate HP Trump Approval averageMorning Consult/Politico on tariffsGeneric ballot average NEA Gun Poll NEA poll of members Pew Generation Gap Poll Pew on the generation gap Gallup Free Speech Survey Gallup on free speech MC NCAA Poll Morning Consult on NCAA

Duration:00:48:37

#155: Dave Wasserman's Big Texas Wrap-up & House Race Predictions

3/7/2018
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Kristen's away, but Dave is here! Listen to him drop some knowledge from his years covering House races. You can find him @redistrict.

Duration:00:40:16

#154: A Gun Rant, Taxes & The Oscars

2/28/2018
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We're back together! We've decided everyone needs professional help, us included. Continue to tweet us complaints & data (not in that order). @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Poll of the Week: Higher Ed Scores Higher Gallup on Higher Ed Trumplandia Huffington Post Trump Average CNN on Trump/Russia The Generic & Taxes FiveThirtyEight generic average Margie's tax poll for Not One Penny Guns Morning Consult/Politico on guns Morning Consult/Politico on guns &...

Duration:00:58:34

#153: Guns, Voter Files & Sin

2/22/2018
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Last week Margie was in Vegas. She lost some money, lost track of time, and lost the episode we recorded. Did you miss us? Tweet us at @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll Of The Week: Axios & Driverless Cars Trump: HP Average Pew on agency popularity Guns: WP/ABC on Guns Quinnipiac on Guns Sexual Harassment USA Today on Sexual Harassment Pew on Voter Files Pew study on voter files

Duration:00:41:32

#153: Guns, Voter Files & Sin

2/22/2018
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Last week Margie was in Vegas. She lost some money, lost track of time, and lost the episode we recorded. Did you miss us? Tweet us at @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll Of The Week: Axios & Driverless Cars Trump: HP Average Pew on agency popularity Guns: WP/ABC on Guns Quinnipiac on Guns Sexual Harassment USA Today on Sexual Harassment Pew on Voter Files Pew study on voter files

Duration:00:37:08

#152: This Is Your FBI

2/8/2018
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From the Super Bowl to the Olympics, and from the FBI to Russia. And should we ban probabilities? (Probably not.) Find us on twitter: @ksoltisanderson @margieomero & @thepollsters. And we have a website! www.thepollsters.com. POW: AdAge SB ads Morning Consult on Ram/MLK Trump-landia Huffington Post average Huffington Post on FBI Quinnipiac on FBI Reuters on FBI Politico/MC on FBI NBC Survey Monkey on Russia Gallup on the Presidency making you...

Duration:00:49:23