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(Week of 8/12/2013) The President receives limited support for one of his latest foreign policy decisions. Although Americans in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll clearly disapprove of Russia’s decision to grant asylum to Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency analyst who leaked information about U.S. electronic surveillance, they also think ...
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Cable news is the most trusted source of news, but younger Americans largely rely on the internet as their main source of news. Last week the Washington Post was sold by the Graham family to Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos - a move that shocked many media commentators and prompted Atlantic ...
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Americans are divided on whether states should be allowed to ignore federal laws which they regard as unconstitutional, with most Republicans favoring it. The idea that states can ignore - or nullify - federal laws which they deem to be unconstitutional has a long history, with Thomas Jefferson and James ...
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The number of Americans who perceive a terrorist threat as likely has dropped since April, but is slightly higher than it was in 2009 Last Friday, the State Department temporarily closed its embassies and diplomatic posts throughout the Middle East, citing the threat of an Al Qaeda attack. Nineteen embassies ...
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