(CNN) - Despite the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on political ads this past election, many Americans say they're skeptical of some or all of the spots meant to sway their votes, according to a new poll.
Nearly half of independent voters and 37% of voters overall said they are unlikely to believe any political ads, whether the spot is produced by campaigns or the super PACs who spent heavily for and against the candidates.
(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton is experiencing a wave of favorability with two-thirds of Americans approving of him, a poll released Monday shows.
Clinton’s popularity comes as the politician prepares to officially enter President Barack Obama into nomination at the Democratic National Convention in September. A symbol of the Democratic Party, Clinton's favorability could help the president at the polls come Election Day.
Washington (CNN) - Although most Americans think that the economy is currently in poor shape, economic optimism has skyrocketed since last fall, according to a new national poll.
And a CNN/ORC International poll released Tuesday also indicates that while voters are divided on whether President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney would do a better job on the economy, Romney holds an edge among crucial independent voters in the race for the White House.
(CNN) - Independent voters largely disapprove of or are indifferent to the plans for the US health care system of President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new poll.
Only one in four independent voters approve of Romney's plans and only two in five approve of Obama's plans, according to the ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Tuesday. It is the third major national poll conducted and released since the landmark Supreme Court ruling on Obama's law last Thursday.
Washington (CNN) - Thursday's landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the country's health care law appears to have had exactly zero impact on the presidential election so far, and has produced virtually no change in opinions on President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to a new national poll.
And while the CNN/ORC International survey released Monday indicates the president with a very slight three point edge over Romney among registered voters nationwide, the presumptive GOP nominee appears to hold an eight point advantage among voters who live in the 15 states considered in play in the race for the White House.
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - Five days before the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary, a new survey indicates that Mitt Romney remains the overwhelming front-runner.
According to a Suffolk University/7 News two day tracking poll, the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts has the support of 41% of likely Republican New Hampshire primary voters. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is a distant second, at 18%.
Washington (CNN) - Just weeks into a new law that recognizes same-sex marriage in New York, a new poll finds a majority of voters in the state not only support the legislation but would resist efforts to overturn it, as well.
(CNN) - Mitt Romney remains far ahead of the rest of his rivals for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination in the first poll of likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire conducted entirely in July.
According to an American Research Group survey released Thursday, 29 percent say they're likely to back the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts, who's making his second bid for the White House.
(CNN) - For the second straight day, Republican presidential candidate and Rep. Michele Bachmann's at the top of a new poll of likely Iowa GOP caucus goers.
According to a survey from the American Research Group, 21 percent of people questioned say they are backing the congresswoman from neighboring Minnesota for the GOP presidential nomination in their state's caucuses. Bachmann was at nine percent in ARG's April poll.