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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

#152: This Is Your FBI

2/9/2018
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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

#151: The State Of Our Podcast Is Strong

2/1/2018
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It's our third anniversary of hatching a podcast plot. Oh and also that State of the Union thing. Don't hate-watch when you can love-listen. Send us your tips & angry notes to @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters.com Italy’s up next! Economist poll tracker Round of Applause HP Trump approval tracker CNN SOTU poll CBS SOTU poll BPC & USA Today SOTU focus group Some Good News/Bad News Gallup Trump approval by state Gallup party ID by state Monmouth on taxes,...

Duration:00:42:24

#150: Jeggings Vs. Trump 2020

1/25/2018
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We'll stop talking about Oprah when people stop polling about her. Plus jeggings & football: what could go wrong? Gothamist on leggings Edelman Trust Barometer Trump-landia HP Average ABC/WP poll ABC/WP on racial bias ABC/WP on Trump & Collusion CNN on Trump/Russia Shutdown ABC/WP on shutdown NBC/SurveyMonkey on DACA & shutdown CNN on shutdown 2018/2020 CNN on 2020 RCP generic 538 on generic Pew on midterms Abortion PerryUndem on Abortion Are you ready for some...

Duration:00:46:44

#149: Trump's Grades: Ungentlemanly C's?

1/18/2018
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Trump's year in review. Oprah vs. Bannon. And real polls about s-words. Check us out @margieomero @ksoltisanderson & @thepollsters. Who’s a bigger threat: Oprah or Bannon? Morning Consult on Oprah HuffPost/YouGov on Bannon Grading Trump HP Trump average Politico/MC on Trump's report card CBS on Trump's first year NYT on Taxes S-Poll BI on S-Hole Hart/MoveOn on DACA - True Polling About Fake News Gallup/Knight Foundationaspx Candy time! Candy favs across the country

Duration:00:42:44

#148: Punning For Oprah

1/12/2018
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Thanks for all the shoutouts of The Pollsters in the wild. We love them! Keep them coming @thepollsters @margieomero @ksoltisanderson. More like go-prah! Rasmussen on Oprah It’s always sunny in Trumplandia HP averageSubgroup changes from Gallup by way of Charles FranklinQuinnipiac on Stable. Genius.On the bright sideMC/politico on Trump's futureMC/Politico tabs From the Lady-FilesGallup: roles improving?Pew on STEM and women The Pun-ultimate of Bad PunsPuns & YouGov

Duration:00:53:01

#147: That's A Cold Burn!

1/4/2018
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Is your NY resolution to write more podcast reviews? Huh. Tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Poll of the week: How is your year treating you so far?Marist on NY resolutions Axios & Survey Monkey on the year ahead Gallup on '18 predictions Trump’s stroke of luckHP approval tracking Gallup ends tracking Gallup on most admired Monmouth on draining the swamp A view from the states:Cruz's internal poll This is not how any of this worksThe fakest poll award You...

Duration:00:42:00

#146: Polls Against Humanity

12/20/2017
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It’s our last show of 2017! Polling never takes a holiday, though. So tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Taxes Ariel Edwards Levy on tax polling. Trump HP on TrumpQuinnipiac on TrumpPew on Trump & race relationsFiveThirtyEight genericWP revisits in qualitativeWP on chaos theory Cards Against Humanity https://thepulseofthenation.com/#intro

Duration:00:39:19

#145: Alabama, Lady-Power & Christmas

12/14/2017
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Hi new listeners! Got questions? Tweet us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson & @thepollsters. Poll of the week: Mueller is Naughty or NiceHuffPo/YouGov on Mueller Alabama GetawayRCP averageAlabama exitsEmerson AL pollFoxnews AL pollMonmouth AL pollSurvey Monkey AL poll Kristen in the NYT TrumpTrump HP averageQuinnipiac on Trump/RussiaPolitico/MC on Trump Allegations Women's workplace challengesBusiness Forward survey of women Pew on ChristmasPew on ChristmasMonmouth on Christmas

Duration:00:54:22

#144: All In The Famoply

12/7/2017
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Check us out, we're apart of the Famoply! Woo! New & old listeners, follow us @thepollsters on Twitter & Facebook. Or @ksoltisanderson @margieomero. Poll of the Week Morning Consult on Star Wars Who run the world? RCP Alabama average Time/Survey Monkey Pew on gender Perry Undem on harassment Trumplandia HP Trump Approval PRRI Never Trump vs Always Trump Harvard IOP Taxes Gallup on taxes Politico/Harvard Politico/Morning Consult Quinnipiac taxes Candy polls Candy Store poll

Duration:00:51:32

#143: Gorge Yourself On Harassment Polling

11/29/2017
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It seems like a good time to eat one's feelings. And we have the polls to help you through it. Tweet us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. RoyalsUK poll on royal popularity Sexual harassmentMorning Consult/PoliticoHuffington Post on party differences Recent AL Sen pollingEmersonJMCWBRC Franken PollsKSTP MN state pollMorning Consult/Politico on Franken TrumplandiaTrump approvalMillennial poll NBC/GenForward It’s National Cookie Day!National Cookie Day polling

Duration:00:38:17

#142: Hands Off Pants On

11/22/2017
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Looking for some political talk this Thanksgiving? Try tweeting us @thepollsters, @margieomero @ksoltisanderson. We respond sometimes! Some Alone Time Netflix/SurveyMonkey Hands Off Pants On. Quinnipiac Poll on harassment Huffington Post/UNITE housekeeper pollFox News AL pollGravis AL poll Trumplandia HP average"Some people say" Trump on polling Taxes Quinnipiac on Taxes Thanksgiving GSG on your Thanksgivingwww.pollfish.com

Duration:00:43:18

#141: Pollsters Don't Need Him Around Anyhow

11/16/2017
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Alabama polling, tax polling, and the one things more complicated than taxes: Families. Find us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Do we need Moore polling? RCP averagePolitico/MC Trumpdate HP average Taxes Gallup most important issueIPSOS tax polling American Family Survey American Family Survey Thanksgiving NRF on Thanksgiving

Duration:00:49:39

#141: Pollsters Don't Need Him Around Anyhow

11/16/2017
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Alabama polling, tax polling, and the one things more complicated than taxes: Families. Find us @margieomero @ksoltisanderson @thepollsters. Do we need Moore polling? RCP averagePolitico/MC Trumpdate HP average Taxes Gallup most important issueIPSOS tax polling American Family Survey American Family Survey Thanksgiving NRF on Thanksgiving

Duration:00:50:20

#140: LA Stories: Keep Your Junk To Yourself

11/11/2017
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We were in LA! And also still a little on California time. Check out the live show we did with Josh Barro & the gang at KCRW's Left Right & Center. So much fun. As always you can reach us @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Virginia’s Blue Tide The Margie margin The Exits 2017 Exits2016 Exits2013 Exits Trump on the ballot HP Job Approval trackerTrump regretters MC/Politico Timely Transgender Polling Pew on transgender Sexual harassment CNN on sexual harassment I’d go...

Duration:00:45:35

#93: The Pollsters @ Harvard with Joel Benenson & Tony Fabrizio

12/1/2016
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Kristen & Margie are back! We went up to Harvard's IOP Campaign Manager Summit. While you may have heard about some testy conversations, our pollster summit with Clinton pollster Joel Benenson & Trump pollster Tony Fabrizio was friendly and informative. What kinds of questions did they ask? Were they surprised? How have their years in the trenches prepared them for this race? Listen to our live show & hear about our new big announcement!

Duration:00:22:11

#92: Give thanks for KSA on the mic!

11/22/2016
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Margie's still detoxing, but Kristen's got thoughts. Take a listen. And we'll have a live show from Harvard next week!

Duration:00:17:25

#91: Maybe polling does take a holiday? (Vacation announcement)

11/17/2016
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Maybe polling does take a holiday? Margie's detoxing too hard to get a good consistent connection, so stay tuned for Plan B.

Duration:00:00:34

#90: Uh, surprise?!

11/9/2016
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We don't have any shownotes. Or a script! We just have some theories about what happened in the race, what happened in the polls, and then some jokes. Because, beer.

Duration:00:59:14

#89: Buckle up!

11/3/2016
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We’ve been a lot of places--if we spent any more time together this week we would’ve had to give each other candy. Poll of the Week Can Ivanka’s brand withstand Hurricane Trump? Fortune: Women won’t buy Ivanka Trump shoes What is happening out there?! The race is tightening. Or is it? Real Clear Politics: YouGov’s Doug Rivers and Benjamin Lauderdale on Phantom Swings NBC/Survey Monkey: Post-Comey letter polling Morning Consult: Post-Comey letter polling Morning Consult: Polls...

Duration:00:45:41

#88i: Mark Blumenthal from Survey Monkey is our Justin Timberlake

10/31/2016
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This week we talk to The Pollsters' version of SNL's Justin Timberlake or Tom Hanks: Survey Monkey's Mark Blumenthal! He updates us on all thinks Monkey. The Survey Monkey mapThe Survey Monkey Blog Mark's piece on likely voter modeling More on Survey Monkey's methodologyFollow Mark on Twitter

Duration:00:27:29

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