Americans, and especially Republicans, are highly distrustful of government statistics, saying that officials often underestimate how serious certain problems are One of the struggles any government faces is in getting its citizens to agree on what the facts are. Significant portions of the American public reject the existence of climate ...
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Things are looking up for Obama as his approval rate improves, but few Americans trust official unemployment statistics President Barack Obama has had a hard time finding any good news from public opinion polls in the last year – ever since his 2012 re-election.  Since then his approval ratings have ...
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One month after Russia annexed Crimea and disturbances began to erupt in eastern Ukraine, American public opinion is still hostile to any deeper US involvement In the last month, Russia has effectively annexed Crimea from Ukraine, pro-Russian protesters have taken control of a number of cities in the eastern part ...
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Better than expected enrollment in new insurance plans has given Obamacare a boost in popular support – but only slightly American opinions of the Affordable Care Act have appeared set in stone – for the last few months Economist/YouGov Polls has tracked respondents who have many more negative than positive ...
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Americans don't think that the future for Ukraine is very bright, but few want the US to get involved in the crisis Americans have pulled back from supporting actions in international trouble spots.  Last year they opposed the U.S. punishing the Syrian government for using chemical weapons against its own ...
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