(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Rudy Giuliani remains the top presidential contender for Republican Party supporters in the United States, according to a poll by Gallup released by USA Today. 30 per cent of respondents would back the former New York City mayor in a 2008 primary.
Germany’s chancellor has maintained the coalition government in perfect order since taking office. Will it last?
Gabriela Perdomo – She is a star in the international community and a well-respected politician at home. Angela Merkel, the German chancellor and leader of a grand coalition of conservative and left-leaning parties, is arguably one of the most important politicians of our time.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – People in Austria are divided on whether radical Islamists willing to perpetrate a terrorist attack are already living in their country, according to a poll by OGM. 47 per cent of respondents think it is likely that this is the case, while 47 per cent disagree.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The Australian Labor Party (ALP) is still leading the federal political scene in the country, according to a poll by Galaxy published in The Herald Sun. 44 per cent of respondents would back the ALP in the next election to the House of Representatives, down two points since early July.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Most Dutch adults reject a recent statement by their integration minister, according to a poll by Maurice de Hond. 56 per cent of respondents disagree with Ella Vogelaar, who said she expects the Netherlands to eventually adopt some of the traditions of Islam.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many people in the Netherlands oppose a government provision that loosens immigration requirements for religious leaders, according to a poll by Maurice de Hond. 71 per cent of respondents think there should not be preferential treatment for any type of religious leader in the country.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many people in the United States are concerned about illegal immigration, according to a poll by Gallup released by USA Today. 62 per cent of respondents say the issue is extremely or very important to them.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – New Zealand’s main opposition party has lost some public support but remains ahead of all other organizations, according to a poll by Colmar Brunton released by One News. 52 per cent of respondents would vote for the National party in the next general election, down four points since May.
Public support for the Republican presidential contender is waning fast.
Gabriela Perdomo – An electoral season that has started earlier than ever might be already taking a toll on one of the most promising contenders aspiring to the United States’ presidency. Time is against John McCain, a Vietnam veteran who was tortured when captured as a prisoner of war.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The Democratic Party holds a large advantage in the early stages of the 2008 United States congressional campaign, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 46 per cent of respondents would vote for the Democrats in next year’s election, up one point since late May.