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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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Americans tend to support most US military interventions of the past 30 years, but Iraq is still highly divisive.  President Obama is heading to Congress in the coming days to seek approval for a military attack on Syria after the Assad regime used chemical weapons in rebel-held areas in Damascus ...
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Labor Day may traditionally mark the end of summer, but Americans disagree and think three more weeks of summer are on their way. All over the country people are settling down to enjoy a lazy Monday off, in many cases sharing a BBQ with their friends and neighbors to enjoy ...
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Most Americans oppose a Presidential pardon for Manning, while Democrats are more supportive of Presidential pardons in general. In the wake of the Manning trial President Obama has faced calls from WikiLeaks supporters to give a Presidential pardon to Pfc. Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison ...
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Many Americans are unsure of when to change how you refer to a transgender individual, but most don't think that insurance companies should have to pay for gender surgery or counselling.  Pfc. Manning - who was recently sentenced to 35 years in prison for releasing hundreds of thousands of classified ...
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Democratic voters think that Hillary Clinton is treated fairly by the media, while overall voters tend to say Obama gets off too lightly. The head of liberal media watchdog Media Matters, David Brock, recently published an open letter criticizing The New York Times for displaying consistent "anti-Clinton animus". While much ...
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Many Americans are unsure on whether fracking is safe or not, while Democrats and Republicans are at loggerheads over whether it should be used more widely.  President Obama is planning to visit upstate New York this week and while he hopes to talk about education, it is likely that he ...
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Unless both of your parents are US citizens, Americans tend to think you have to be born in the United States to count as “natural born” On Sunday, and amid speculation that having been born in Canada might disqualify him from the American presidency, Texas Senator Ted Cruz shared a ...
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(Week of August 19, 2013) Americans are certainly reevaluating U.S. relations with Egypt in the wake of the military ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and the government crackdown on protestors supporting his return. In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, Americans are critical of President Obama’s handling of the situation and are ...
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