Who are America's partisans? A new Gallup poll breaks down political demographics as the 2012 election approaches.
Unless the president can get his approval rating up to 50 percent before Election Day, it may not matter if he faces Romney or Perry
Since the 2010 midterm election that swept them into power, Republicans have declined in popularity across the board
GOP politics may have changed since 2008, but the party's voter demographics have remained largely the same
If the Texas governor can't sell the idea more persuasively than Steve Forbes did, he could be in trouble
Eight takeaways from the latest surveys, which show Mitt Romney squaring off against Herman Cain and the tea party
As the president embarks on a difficult re-election bid in 2012, the lagging economy will hurt him even worse in the places that count
The debate signaled a shift in momentum as Rick Perry struggled to explain positions and Mitt Romney stayed unruffled
The former vice president holds a series of climate presentations amid a rash of floods, droughts, heat waves, and hurricanes
Across demographic groups, poll respondents voiced little confidence that the president can improve unemployment
Gallup's more detailed numbers showed a broad appeal for the Texas governor, who has swiftly become the GOP's front-runner for 2012
Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry have clashed on science and faith. Will their dispute widen an existing split in the GOP?
The former Massachusetts governor is a shaky front-runner for the GOP nomination, but his top opponents could split the vote against him
State-by-state polling suggests a narrow path to reelection, as the president's electoral map has shrunk significantly since 2008
The recent wave of alienation could hit Democrats and Republicans alike in 2012. Will voters throw the bums out again?
Republicans want to cap federal spending, but the country's aging population will cost more and more in Medicare and Social Security payments
The former president reflects on the nation's's struggles since he exited the White House 10 years ago
At the Aspen ideas festival, the former commander in chief offers his thoughts on Romney, Huntsman, Bachmann, and how Obama can win in 2012
He's not running yet, but his top political adviser tells National Journal how the Texas governor would campaign if he enters the race