Political polarization does impact views about the economy, but it doesn't tell the whole story Despite evidence that the economy is slowly getting better, many Americans have yet to recognize, or acknowledge, any improvement. More than a third – 38% – in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll are convinced that the ...
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After an opening ceremony marred only by technical glitches – not terrorist attacks – and the first days of competition, Americans are feeling somewhat more confident that the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia can take place in safety.  Two weeks ago, in an Economist/YouGov Poll conducted shortly after two terrorist ...
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Americans almost always view what presidents can and can’t do through a partisan lens.  Presidential Executive Orders are no exception. Although there is no direct reference to them in the U.S. Constitution, Executive Orders have been used by Presidents to outlaw slavery in the Confederacy, desegregate the Armed Forces, relocate ...
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Most Americans back a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but Republicans buck the trend and tend to oppose immigration reform Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress say they will try to pass some sort of immigration reform this year, but the American public, in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, comes ...
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Negative feelings about the New Jersey Governor's have grown among Republicans and Democrats alike since December New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie has paid a toll in American public opinion for his aides‘ order to close several lanes of traffic on the George Washington Bridge between New York City and ...
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Americans tend to support taking a tough line towards the Iranians, but few trust Congress to act in the best interests of the United States when it comes to Iran Americans would like to see an international agreement which would freeze Iran’s nuclear development, but would rather use a stick ...
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