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Most Americans support legalizing marijuana, though people do think legalization will increase youth marijuana use Last Tuesday legal sales of marijuana for recreational use began in Washington state. The state has largely followed the same model as Colorado of taxing and regulating the production, sale and consumption of marijuana. Unlike ...
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Americans tend to think that Obama has exceeded his constitutional powers, but support for impeachment is no higher than it was for Bush seven years ago Last week former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin called for the impeachment of President Obama, saying he is a "lawless, imperial ...
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The unemployment rate may be falling, but many Americans still perceive a stagnating economy The steady – but slow – drop in the country’s unemployment still hasn’t convinced Americans that the economy is improving, even though the latest Economist/YouGov Poll finds an increasing number recognizing that the unemployment rate is ...
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Most Americans say that NSA domestic surveillance is an unnecessary intrusion with many doubting whether such programs have even helped to prevent any terror attacks It has been over a year since Edward Snowden fled the United States and provided journalists with classified documents detailing the NSA's huge electronic surveillance ...
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Public opinion of the Supreme Court has improved in the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, particularly among independents Last week’s controversial Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed certain “closely-held” corporations to claim a religious exemption from some laws, appears to have helped the image of the Supreme Court ...
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Americans tend to support Japan's decision to allow their military to play a greater role in regional defense, but people also tend to think that U.S.-China relations are more important than relations between the U.S. and Japan Last week the Japanese government announced a historic shift in its military stance. ...
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