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Support for direct negotiations with the Iranians has dropped since September, while trust in the Iranian government to follow through on a nuclear deal is very limited.  Americans don’t trust Iran, and the slow-moving Geneva talks over Iran’s nuclear program has not instilled confidence in Iran’s intentions or the President’s ...
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It may be 150 years since Abraham Lincoln gave his classic explanation of the Union's cause in the Civil War, but disagreements over the war and what it means persist even today. On November 19th 1863 President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. His short speech to dedicate a graveyard ...
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Iran's potential nuclear arsenal is viewed as a very serious threat by the public, but there is wide support for universal nuclear disarmament. Earlier this week talks in Geneva aimed at preventing Iran developing nuclear weapons witnessed a major breakthrough after Western countries – including the US – came very ...
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Americans tend to oppose the federal government playing a major role in cutting obesity rates, but there is support for stricter labelling and calorie count rules.  This month the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a decision to limit trans fats use in foods by requiring producers to justify each specific use ...
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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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