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Most Americans, regardless of political persuasion, support requiring insurance companies to cover mental health treatment, but are divided on whether or not the government should increase mental health funding.  Last week President Barack Obama issued a statement on new health care regulations, which will require health insurers to cover many ...
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Americans are split on whether or not Egypt is a friend of the United States, but most doubt Egypt will become a stable, democratic country in the short-term. In October the Obama administration announced that it would be 'recalibrating' its military and financial aid to Egypt, a move that involved ...
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American attitudes have softened on the President's handling of Syria, but remain pessimistic about the deal to destroy the country's chemical weapons Last week, Syria met its second major deadline in the Framework to destroy its chemical weapons arsenal. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reported that Syria has ...
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Half of Americans are unfavorable of any government health insurance, but a majority still approves of Medicare. The problem-filled debut of the federal government’s healthcare.gov website, which was intended to be an easy way to give people access to insurance options, appears to have made what had been an unpopular ...
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The government shutdown hurt the national reputation of both President Obama and Congress, with Obama's approval just above the all time low. The politics of the last few weeks -- a partial government shutdown, new revelations about American spying operations, and the health care website’s problem-plagued launch have damaged public ...
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Many Americans oppose monitoring the calls of foreign leaders, but still disapprove of Snowden's decision to make the information public. Americans share Edward Snowden’s concerns over the overseas spying activities of the National Security Agency, but the former NSA analyst hasn’t helped his own image much with those new revelations.  ...
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