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Republicans are far more skeptical of human-caused climate change than most Americans, who also tend to think that climate change will have a noticeable impact within their lifetimes Nine percent of Americans in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll say the earth’s climate is not changing. 24% say there won’t be any ...
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Most Americans, regardless of politicial affiliation, approve of President Obama's recent decision to launch airstrikes against Islamist militants in Iraq As the US air campaign in Iraq enters its fifth day the American bombing campaign looks set to continue for months, as President Obama warns of a "long-term project". The ...
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Bit by bit, Democrats and independents are beginning to register the slow improvement in the economy but Republicans are still gloomy about job recovery from the Great Recession Slow economic improvements are beginning to register – but not with everyone.  In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, conducted after the latest jobless ...
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Forty years on from Watergate most Americans think the scandal was serious enough for Nixon to resign, but most Americans don't think he did anything worse than other presidents have Forty years ago on August 9th, Richard Nixon became the only American president to ever resign. Media scandals and legal ...
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Most Americans say there’s nothing patriotic or unpatriotic about paying your own taxes, but many doubt the patriotism of corporate tax “inversion” deals The Obama administration is considering new action to combat a tactic major corporations are using to avoid paying US taxes. The measures being weighed will focus eliminating ...
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Americans' support for the Israelis has held fast over the past month, while British public opinion has moved significantly towards the Palestinians  Israel has withdrawn all of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip ahead of a 72-hour ceasefire. The truce, coupled with Israel’s claims that it has been successful ...
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