Rising sea levels may convince Americans that climate change is real, but Republicans in particular are distrustful of people – even GOP politicians – speaking about climate change Last week’s climate change assessment focused on rising sea levels: they have risen in the last century and they will continue to ...
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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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