Articles by YouGov Staff

Last month billionaire-backed company Planetary Resources Inc announced its intention to mine asteroids close to Earth for their precious metals and water. The company claims that although there are huge technological hurdles to be overcome, the idea is no stranger than deep-sea oil drilling operations. Although a big idea for ...
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(Week of 4/28/2012) With former Governor Mitt Romney effectively locking up the Republican presidential nomination, political pundits have turned en masse to the question of who his running mate in the fall campaign will be. This week, the Economist/YouGov poll began asking respondents about their knowledge and opinions of many ...
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(Week of 4/28/2012) In the aftermath of last week’s Supreme Court hearings about the constitutionality of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, the latest Economist/YouGov Poll shows that Americans approve of the law by a wide margin. However, the country is split sharply along racial lines on this issue — while 63% ...
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(Week of 4/21/2012) In the last few weeks, two government agencies have generated problems for the Obama Administration: the General Services Administration’s bill for a Las Vegas party resulted in the resignation of that agency’s head, while the Secret Service’s adventures in Cartagena also caused dismissals and resignations. The latest ...
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(Week of 4/21/2012) Republican voters have opinions when it comes to finding a running mate for presumptive nominee Mitt Romney, and in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll Florida Senator Marco Rubio and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appear to have the early lead. The Senator, mentioned frequently as a vice ...
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