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Many Americans want to speed up the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, while there is a notable partisan divide on whether or not it was a mistake to send troops there in the first place. The US has been fighting in Afghanistan now for little over 12 years, with ...
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YouGov were the only pollsters to track public opinion every day of the government shutdown. William Jordan looks at how opinion hardened as time went on. Last Thursday with a late-night, last-minute vote, the government shutdown ended. And as many in the media were quick to point out, Republicans got ...
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Most Democrats don't think Obamacare went far enough and want a 'single-payer' system, something Republicans overwhelmingly oppose.  Following a rough rollout of Obamacare's online health insurance marketplace (healthcare.gov), increased scrutiny has fallen upon the department in charge of the law's implementation, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and ...
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Neither the President nor Republicans have walked away from the shutdown covered in glory, while most Americans wouldn't be surprised if there was another shutdown in January.  Although the partial government shutdown has ended – for the time being – and the country has avoided default, there are no winners ...
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Democrats are happier now with where the country is headed than during the shutdown, but Independents and Republicans are still gloomy about the future.  The shutdown made some measures of the state of the country even worse than they had been: last week the percentage thinking the country was off ...
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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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