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Americans are split on what to do with food stamp spending, as Republicans want to cut food stamp spending and Democrats tend to want to increase it.  The Republican majority in the House of Representatives recently passed a new Farm Bill that would slash spending on food stamps. Republicans say ...
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These are the topline results of a YouGov/Huffington Post survey of 1000 US adults interviewed September 19 - 20, 2013 on Pope Francis. The results show that most Americans like the Pope and think that he has been good for the Catholic Church. The margin of error is 3.5%. Click ...
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Two years after homosexuals were allowed to openly serve in the military, two-thirds of Americans support the change.  It has been nearly three years since Congress passed a bill to overturn Don't Ask, Don't Tell. The new system would allow homosexuals to serve openly once the President, Secretary of Defense ...
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Most Americans think that the United States is unlike any other country on earth, but generally admit that the United States isn't perfect.  Last week, President Barack Obama described America’s willingness to act as something that makes the U.S. “different” and “exceptional.”  Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the American belief ...
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Americans are still largely opposed to an attack on Syria but tend to think that President Obama will follow through and launch an attack if they refuse to disarm their chemical weapons.  Saturday’s agreement between the U.S. and Russia on a framework to remove chemical weapons from the Syrian government’s ...
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Americans may be divided on how to interpret the constitution, but half the public agree that the First Amendment is their favorite. Today is Constitution Day, the day where for the past nine years all federally-funded educational institutions have been required to provide additional instruction on the US Constitution and ...
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Americans still widely disapprove of how President Obama has handled the crisis in Syria, but the number who expect a US military strike is dropping quickly. Even a week ago it seemed likely - though no longer inevitable - that the US would end up launching a military attack on ...
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