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DCCC Poll Shows Katie Porter With Slight Lead Over Mimi Walters
Democratic challenger has 3-point lead over GOP incumbent

Democrat Katie Porter, is running in California's 45th District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee poll showed a close race in California’s 45th District, with Democrat Katie Porter slightly ahead of GOP Rep. Mimi Walters.

The survey, paid for by the DCCC’s independent expenditure arm, found that 49 percent of respondents backed Porter while 46 percent backed Walters. Five percent were undecided, according to a polling memo obtained first by Roll Call. The poll had a 4.38 point margin of error.

Lawson Has Double-Digit Lead in Florida’s 5th District, Poll Finds
With days to primary, incumbent Democrat in comfortable spot

Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., has a commanding lead over his District 5 primary challenger, a new poll shows. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

With just four days left until the Florida primaries, incumbent Rep. Al Lawson controls a double-digit lead over his Democratic challenger, according to a University of North Florida poll. 

The poll of likely voters in Florida’s 5th District, released Thursday, is the latest sign of Lawson’s dominance over former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, who has attempted to build momentum with backing from progressive groups and religious leaders.

Trump’s Foreign Trips Get Low Marks New Poll Shows
Less than a third of Americans see success in Russia, North Korea summits

President Donald Trump’s foreign trips received tepid support from Americans in a new poll. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

President Donald Trump’s summits in North Korea and Russia have received tepid support at home, with less than a third of Americans saying the trips were a success in an Economist/YouGov poll released Wednesday.

The June 12 meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was successful 28 percent of respondents said, while 33 percent said it was unsuccessful and 39 percent said they were not sure.

Internal Poll: Republican Harkey Has Slight Lead Over Levin in Race for Issa’s Seat
California’s 49th District is a top target for Democrats in November

Republican Diane Harkey will face Democrat Mike Levin in November in California’s 49th District. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call file photo).

The open-seat race in California’s 49th District is already close, according to an internal poll from Republican Diane Harkey’s campaign, obtained by Roll Call.

Harkey, an elected member of the California State Board of Equalization that oversees taxation, led Democratic environmental lawyer Mike Levin, 46 percent to 43 percent. Nine percent of respondents were undecided. 

DCCC Poll: Democrat Ahead in Key New York House Race
Upstate New York race in the 19th District is expected to be competitive

Rep. John Faso, R-N.Y., is a vulnerable incumbent in New York’s 19th District this election cycle. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Updated 2:29 p.m. | A poll commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee showed a hotly competitive race in New York’s 19th District, a top target for Democrats hoping to win back the House. 

Freshman Republican Rep. John J. Faso trailed Democratic lawyer Antonio Delgado by 7 points in the poll. Forty-nine percent of respondents supported Delgado, while 42 percent backed the incumbent.

Cramer Ahead of Heitkamp in NRSC North Dakota Poll
GOP congressman leads Democratic incumbent by 5 points in Senate race

North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer is challenging Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp this fall. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer, who recently entered the North Dakota Senate race, leads Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp by 5 points, according to a poll commissioned by the National Republican Senatorial Committee and shared first with Roll Call. 

First elected in 2012, Heitkamp is among the more vulnerable Democratic senators up for re-election this fall, especially considering President Donald Trump won North Dakota by 36 points in 2016. 

Poll: Americans Want to Move On From Obamacare Repeal
Reuters/Ipsos poll shows support for health law splits down party lines

A new Retuers/Ipsos poll found that only 29 percent of Americans said health care reform was their top priority. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A majority of Americans want members of Congress to ditch health care reform efforts and focus their attention elsewhere, according to a Reuters/Iposos poll conducted after the Senate Republicans’ effort crashed early Friday.

The new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans want to keep the 2010 health care law, either “entirely as is” or after reforming “problem areas.” This was an increase from January, when just over half of Americans agreed with that sentiment.

Rubio's Lead in Florida Evaporates as GOP Struggles to Overcome Trump Slump
Poll: Pennsylvania race is also too close to call

Incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio's lead in Florida is shrinking. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Poll: Most Say Terror Suspects Shouldn't be Able to Buy Guns
Poll shows broad support for stricter gun laws

The national poll , conducted by Quinnipiac University, also found broad — and growing — support for more far-reaching gun control legislation. It comes as Congress is showing the first signs in decades of coming to a consensus on a small but symbolic gun control measure — prohibiting suspected terrorists from buying guns — spurred by the massacre of 49 people with an assault rifle at an Orlando gay nightclub this month, and the closely watched political demonstrations by Democratic lawmakers that followed.  

[ House Plans Vote on Guns Next Week ]