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Democrats are increasingly supportive of a strike against Syria, but most of the public are still opposed. Congress will soon vote on whether or not to authorize President Obama to take military action against the Syrian government, with the potential for the first significant vote on the issue on Wednesday. ...
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Americans overwhelmingly feel that it was unacceptable for John McCain to play on his iPhone during a Senate hearing on Syria, something that hasn't improved his favorability ratings. John McCain was recently caught covertly playing a game of poker on his iPhone during a recent Senate hearing on the possibility ...
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Despite new evidence that chemical weapons were used, British public opposition to all forms of military involvement in the Syria crisis has hardened significantly The United States is gearing up to launch a military attack on Syria that has become increasingly likely following announcements by senior Republicans in Congress that ...
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President Obama's approval ratings are approaching the lowest they've ever been, hurting his ability to persuade the American public to back a strike on Syria. (Week of September 2, 2013) The President’s declining approval rating – near the lowest of his Presidency – is clearly impacting his ability to convince ...
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Few Americans think that they could live on the minimum wage, while a majority support recent strikes by fast food workers for higher wages. On the last Thursday in August, fast food workers in 50 cities across the country went on strike for higher wages. The vast majority of workers ...
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(Week of September 2, 2013) Americans continue to strongly disagree with President Obama’s plan to strike Syria in retaliation for its use of chemical weapons. Although most in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll believe that using chemical weapons is a war crime – and should be punished – only 20% want ...
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