A newly released poll commissioned by Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) Democratic opponent, Kenosha County Supervisor Rob Zerban, makes an astonishing claim: That he is in striking distance of Ryan, the House Republican star and architect of their proposals to privatize Medicare.
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The poll was conducted by the Democratic firm Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates, from back in October 27 through November 2, and has a Â±4.9% margin of error. When asked by TPM why the campaign waited so long to release the numbers, an adviser to Zerban told us: "We knew that Paul Ryan's extreme economic agenda to end Medicare and give another big tax cut to Wall Street bankers was going to be the same today as it was last week."
It finds that the district has become split down the middle politically. President Obama's favorability rating is tied at 48%-48%, while Gov. Scott Walker's is similarly at 48%-49%. Meanwhile, Congress's institutional approval is only 19%, with 74% disapproval.