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(Gov. Tom Corbett.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Poll: Pa. Voters Cooling To Corbett, Warming to Santorum

Governor Tom Corbett’s approval rating is down, and Rick Santorum’s is up, in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of Pennsylvania voters.


Rick Santorum speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) with his family behind him. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Santorum Leads Romney Among Pennsylvania Republican Voters

There is more good news for Rick Santorum after his primary wins in the South on Tuesday. A new poll shows the former Pennsylvania senator is in good shape in his home state.


Stigall Show Log 2.24.12.

Chris addresses the new birth control study from Quinnipiac University, the new PA tax talk about online purchases and the discussion of conventional wisdom concerning the Republican primaries. Chris also chats with Steve Cordasco for Finance Friday, Beasley Reece about the upcoming Phillies season and Nancy O’Dell of Entertainment Tonight about the Oscars this Sunday night!

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/24/2012

(Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum at a Tea Party rally on February 18th.  Credit: Jay LaPrete/ Getty Images)

Vast Majority of Americans Support Access To Birth Control, New Poll Finds

The poll by Quinnipiac University finds that 82 percent of Americans support the use of birth control. Just 12 percent think it’s wrong.


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Poll: Americans Unhappy With Obama’s Iran Policy

A newly released national poll suggests Americans are not happy with the Obama administration’s approach to Iran, and the possibility that country could create a nuclear weapon.


Quinnipiac Poll Finds Lowest Approval Ratings Yet For Obama

By 52 percent to 42 percent, voters in the Quinnipiac University poll disappprove of President Obama’s job performance.


Chris Christie Enjoys Bump In Approval Ratings, Obama Slips

The school’s polling institute director Maurice Carroll says it’s more than a reversal of fortunes over last month’s numbers, “This is a period where governors are not doing well — every place else, the governors are down in the soup.”



Poll: D.C. Debt Battle Left Pennsylvanians Widely Disaffected

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows the battle over the nation’s debt in Washington has left everyone in the process on the “outs” with Pennsylvania voters.


(Former US Sen. Rick Santorum, on NBC's "Meet the Press" last Sunday.  AP/NBC photo))

Poll Shows A Long Road Ahead For Santorum’s Presidential Hopes

The latest Quinnipiac University survey does not bode well for conservative former US senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who last week officially jumped into the Republican battle to replace President Obama.


(People celebrate the announcement of the death of Osama Bin Laden at the White House in Washington DC, May 2 2011. A local professor says the positive mood could be sobered with the country's economic issues. Credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Villanova Professor Says Bin Laden Death Gives Country Short-Term Boost

The death of Osama bin Laden may have been positive for the United States but the reality of the economy provides a sobering effect.


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Quinnipiac Poll Shows President Obama’s Ratings Are Way Down In Pennsylvania

Fifty-three percent of Pennsylvania voters disapprove of President Obama’s job performance, while only 42-percent approve.


Poll: On Education, New Jerseyans Want It Both Ways

When it comes to funding New Jersey public schools, voters seem to want to have it both ways, according to a new poll.


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New Jersey Voters Would Pick Obama Over Christie In Presidential Race

“They think 60 percent to 33 percent that Obama would win a matchup like that, and 52 percent to 39 percent say they would vote for Obama,” Quinnipiac poll director Maurice Carroll said.


(Opponents to the governor's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers protest at the state capitol in Madison, Wisc. on Tuesday.  AP photo)

Poll Shows Americans Split Over Government Shutdowns, And Unions

The findings of the new Quinnipiac University poll, just released, includes what nearly 2,000 people think about government shutdowns — and public-sector labor unions.



New Survey Shows Senator Casey Is In Okay Shape For 2012 Election

The survey of some 1,600 hundred Pennsylvania voters by Quinnipiac University bodes relatively well for Casey, according to the polling institute’s assistant director, Peter Brown.