The support Americans give to new military engagement in the Middle East extends to air strikes but not to troops on the ground or arming moderate Syrian rebels.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, mostly completed before U.S. air strikes were launched against ISIS targets in Syria Monday night, the public opposes troop ...
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Most people continue to disapprove of Obama's response to the ISIS threat, even as they support the actions he has taken to counter it Although the President now has public support for air strikes in Iraq – and even more support for military involvement from Republicans against ISIS in Iraq ...
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However, those who are actually following the issue are more likely to say Scotland should remain in the United Kingdom Only half the American public is paying attention to Thursday’s referendum on Scottish independence – so it’s no surprise that Americans overall aren’t sure what to think about the vote: ...
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The 2008 financial crisis has left a lasting memory of personal impact for all Americans, but opinions differ widely on where America finds itself today Many Americans have not yet forgotten how all-encompassing the 2008 financial crisis was for them personally.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, 45% say the financial ...
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Americans overwhelmingly like Medicaid and Medicare and support Medicaid expansion, though Republicans like Medicaid much less than they like Medicare When the Affordable Care Act came into being, it included a provision for Medicaid coverage expansion and uniformity in coverage paid mainly by the federal government.  The Supreme Court’s Obamacare ...
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Support for tougher sanctions on Russia might have the highest popular support of any particular response, but most Americans just don't think that sanctions will stop Russian aggression The fight over eastern Ukraine is one that Americans would like to avoid and one that many think tougher sanctions alone won’t ...
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