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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Most Americans think Edward Snowden did a service to our country by bringing NSA activities to light, but the public tends to doubt that the President has made any major changes since. Americans continue to dislike the National Security Agency’s data collection and categorize it as intrusive and unjustified.  The ...
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Americans may disagree on whether race relations today are generally good or bad, but most of the country think that things have improved significantly since the 1960s. In the last year, Americans saw a renewed focus on race relations:  in Florida, George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing an African-American teenager, ...
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Governor Christie may not have a Bridgegate problem–but he has a GOP problem. The recent New Jersey “Bridgegate” revelations – that lane closure on the George Washington Bridage were ordered by aides of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as political retribution – may not have made much impact on Christie’s ...
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A majority of Americans think that Congress and the President need to do more to help job creation, and the pressure is increasing. Last week’s report of sluggish job creation, with only 74,000 new jobs in December, has extended Americans’ pessimism about the economic future.  The unemployment rate dropped below ...
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Attitudes toward abortion have hardly changed in two years and support for gay marriage is increasing, but half of all Americans think both issues should be handled at the State level. While debates go on in state houses about new abortion limits, half the country admits it knows little about ...
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People are reporting a better experience with healthcare.gov, but significant skepticism over the law and whether or not it is a success persists. Improvements in accessibility for the government’s healthcare.gov website, and the growing number of signups for insurance through the website in December are reflected in this week’s Economist/YouGov ...
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Regarding the US economy, the world as a whole, and their own family's circumstances, Americans are the most pessimistic they have been in several years Americans have weathered several years of negative feelings about the economy, fears for the state of the world, and worries about their own family’s finances. Now ...
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