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The Tea Party's image today

Support for the Tea Party is down compared to 2010, but most Republicans continue to back the movement's goals Is the Tea Party getting stronger – or weaker? Support today is not at its 2010 high point, when it helped to hand control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, 28% say they support the Tea Party’s goals.   Somewhat more oppose those goals, with the rest of the public on the sidelines. A third ... read more


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Fist bump not taking off

Fist bump not taking off image

Despite calls to adopt the fist bump instead of the handshake for health reasons, there is no evidence that people in America or Britain are taking to it Researchers recently revealed that a common way of greeting people might be ... read more

Embassies 'important', but some seen as unsafe

Embassies 'important', but some seen as unsafe image

While nearly all Americans believe it is important for the United States to maintain embassies and consulates around the world, there are some places that might be too dangerous -- and sometimes the right thing to do is to evacuate ... read more


Consumer

Despite crisis, GM has unusual hold on current customers

Despite crisis, GM has unusual hold on current customers image

GM’s unexpectedly strong new car sales in ... read more

Costco Tops the LGBT Brand List

Costco Tops the LGBT Brand List image

Costco has jumped from last year’s number 14 position to take the top spot as this year’s best perceived brand by LGBT Americans. The Human Right Campaign gave Costco a score of 90 out of a possible 100 points in ... read more


Life

One in five Americans knew it was Ramadan

One in five Americans knew it was Ramadan image

20% of Americans knew it was the month-long holiday of Ramadan when asked last week, and 38% say they personally know someone who is Muslim Muslims around the world recently celebrated Eid ul-Fitr, a holiday marking the end of Ramadan. ... read more

100 years on: How Americans remember WWI

100 years on: How Americans remember WWI image

Americans tend to say the United States had a responsibility to fight in World War I, but many don't know – as is the case with several key facts about the war On July 28th, 1914, Austria-Hungary invaded Serbia, in ... read more


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The Tea Party's image today

07/31/2014

Support for the Tea Party is down compared to 2010, but most Republicans continue to back the movement's goals Is the Tea Party getting stronger ... read more

Embassies 'important', but some seen as unsafe

07/29/2014

Americans fear embassies in several countries are too dangerous to keep open, while approval of President Obama's handling of foreign policy dips While nearly all ... read more


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