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Most Americans back a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but Republicans buck the trend and tend to oppose immigration reform Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress say they will try to pass some sort of immigration reform this year, but the American public, in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, comes ...
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Most Americans oppose the direct payment subsidies for farmers, while Democrats overwhelmingly disagree with cuts to food stamps After two years of the bitter wrangling Congress appears to be on the verge of passing a Farm Bill that could significantly change how the federal government subsidises agriculture. One of the ...
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Most Americans think that donations play a major role in the policy decisions of elected officials, and there is large support for capping donations to political campaigns. The 2012 election cycle, which included the Presidential election, was the most expensive on record with around $7 billion being spent on the ...
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The majority of Republicans oppose granting illegal immigrants temporary legal status, permanent residency or U.S. citizenship One day after House Republican leadership unveiled their blueprint for immigration reform, a YouGov poll conducted before the announcement can reveal that self-identifying Republicans are at odds with their party’s leaders on this issue. The ...
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Negative feelings about the New Jersey Governor's have grown among Republicans and Democrats alike since December New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie has paid a toll in American public opinion for his aides‘ order to close several lanes of traffic on the George Washington Bridge between New York City and ...
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Americans tend to support taking a tough line towards the Iranians, but few trust Congress to act in the best interests of the United States when it comes to Iran Americans would like to see an international agreement which would freeze Iran’s nuclear development, but would rather use a stick ...
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