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October 09, 2013


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Paulo Soto

Rafael Eduardo( Ted)Cruz is a senator; therefore cannot be speaker of the House, but we Texans would gladly have him transfer to the House, where he would represent a small minority of crack-pots only in his district. We are tired of being the laughingstock of the U.S. because we have so many nuts that fell off the trees here and rolled to Washington


Independents Blame All Sides:
60% - Republicans
59% - Democrats
58% - Obama
- CNN/ORC International, Oct 3-6, 2013. Poll of 1,009 Adults (Independents), MoE+/-3%


Correct version of CNN/ORC poll:
Independents Blame All Sides:
60% - Republicans
59% - Democrats
58% - Obama
- CNN/ORC International, Oct 3-6, 2013. Poll of 1,009 Adults, MoE+/-3%


Sadly, because conservatives on the Supreme Court have shamelessly upheld gerrymandering for years, a five point LEAD is not enough for Democrats to win back the House. The lead has to be closer to seven or nine (which admittedly other recent surveys actually yielded).


Your polls arent worth the morning shit I took. Bunch liberal bias


Why were people asked if a senator should be Speaker of the House?

Faraz s

Punish them in 2014. Follow this advice! It would cause irreparable damage to Congress if it were merely discussed



There is no rule that the Speaker be a member of the House, either in the Constitution or the House rules, so Cruz could become Speaker without running for the House. While the Constitution doesn't specify that the Speaker cannot serve concurrently in the Senate, I think he'd have to give that seat up.

He also could run for the House if he chose, though no Republicans are currently retiring that I know of.

Of course, this won't actually happen, but there's nothing stopping the suicide caucus from trying to elect Cruz as Speaker either during this session or in 2015 should they hold onto power.

Melissa J.

What a bunch of manure, your polls are rigged by using trick questions. Informing people that Republicans supported the shutdown was a slimy tactic. Did you ask people if they were looking forward to double or triple premiums and sky-high deductibles? I can see right through this BS. People are mad at establishment Republicans who are too moderate. There is no honor in pollsters who lie to people to get the results that promote their agenda.


Is it possible to poll by districts, if done it will more accurately reflect the likelihood of power change.

(Hillary lost in 2008 basically because her pollster (Mark Penn) basically did not use accurate polls).

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