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The government shutdown hurt the national reputation of both President Obama and Congress, with Obama's approval just above the all time low. The politics of the last few weeks -- a partial government shutdown, new revelations about American spying operations, and the health care website’s problem-plagued launch have damaged public ...
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Many Americans oppose monitoring the calls of foreign leaders, but still disapprove of Snowden's decision to make the information public. Americans share Edward Snowden’s concerns over the overseas spying activities of the National Security Agency, but the former NSA analyst hasn’t helped his own image much with those new revelations.  ...
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A majority of Americans have a favorable perception of Canada and Canadians, but only a quarter support merging the United States and Canada into one country. Last week Diane Francis released a new book entitled Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country. Ms. Francis' belief ...
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While Democrats are firmly behind Hillary Clinton, Republicans are more undecided looking ahead to the 2016 election. Republicans came out of the recent government shutdown divided: many Republicans held negative feelings about their party’s Congressional leadership, and while most said they preferred compromise, they also held negative views about one ...
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Many Americans consider the recent health care reform law a failure, while others think that the coverage provided by private health insurance companies is better than that of the federal government. The federal government’s current problems with it's healthcare website (healthcare.gov), which allows people to purchase health insurance coverage, may ...
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Most Americans want President Obama to apologize to the leaders of friendly countries who were spied on by the NSA, but people are less opposed to spying on more hostile leaders Today the leaders of the National Security Agency (NSA) were grilled by Congressmen on the latest allegations from Edward Snowden ...
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