They get their stats from:
Originally Posted By CFII:
where do they get thier stats? 78% of americans want the ban renewed????? That brady guy was funny. He said its not too late. Sorry dude, it is.
Lake, Snell, Perry and Associates
Lake Snell Perry & Associates principals are among the Democratic Party's leading strategists, serving as tacticians and senior advisors to dozens of incumbents and challengers at all levels of the electoral process, as well as to a wide range of advocacy organizations, non-profit organizations, and foundations.
Our team consists of nationally recognized expertise on the politics of the women's vote, the youth vote, children as a political issue, and the environmental movement today and are regular pollsters for U.S. News and World Report.
LSPA is led by its president, Celinda Lake, who is one of the nation's foremost experts on electing women candidates and on framing issues to women voters. American Politics calls Lake a "super-strategist or, better yet, the Godmother," and Working Woman says she is "arguably the most influential woman in her field."
Penn, Schoen and Berland Associates
According to Washington Business Forward, PSB's "reputation is largely as a Democratic political polling firm, closely associated with both President Bill Clinton's administration as well as the Senate campaign of his wife Hillary.
From the biography for Douglas Schoen on Penn, Schoen & Berland's website:
Douglas E. Schoen is a founding partner and a principal strategist of Penn, Schoen & Berland. He was named "Pollster of the Year" in 1996 by the American Association of Political Consultants for his work in the Clinton campaign.
He was President William Jefferson Clinton’s research and strategic consultant during the 1996 reelection, and has been widely credited with creating and effectively communicating the message that turned around the President’s political fortunes between 1994 and 1996.
"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton D, NY
"If I could have gotten 51 votes...Mr. and Mrs. America, turn them all in -- I would have done it." - Sen. Dianne Feinstein