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73% expect another government shutdown in January 2014. In case you missed it, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers announced this week plans for a two-year, $59 million renovation of the U.S. Capitol building, complete with scaffolding over the dome and nets inside to protect visitors from things falling ...
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Ted Cruz's popularity among Republicans hasn't been hit by the shutdown, but he is increasingly unpopular among Independents and Democrats. Ted Cruz, a freshman senator for Texas, is now one of the most prominent men in conservative politics, taking much of the credit in conservative circles - or, depending on ...
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Most Americans think that homelessness is a result of people making poor choices and are divided on whether or not it should be illegal to panhandle. Last week a court in Arizona ruled that Flagstaff's law banning 'panhandling' - begging for money in public - was unconstitutional, though courts have ...
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Most Americans think that solitary confinement is an acceptable form of punishment, but there is a partisan divide over whether the US imprisons too many people. Last week Herman Wallace died of cancer three days after being released from prison. He had spent 41 years in solitary confinement at Angola prison in ...
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No one is walking away unscathed from the federal government shutdown, but Republicans are suffering a little more than Democrats.  There’s enough blame to go around when it comes to the government shutdown, and while Americans don’t necessarily think every Republican or Democrat is to blame, the latest Economist/YouGov Poll ...
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Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the state of the nation's economy as the shutdown impacts millions of Americans. There are many Americans who have seen the impact of the government shutdown, though it may not have touched them personally.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll 60% of Americans have either been ...
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