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Americans widely agree that talk radio commentators influence the Republican Party, but are sharply divided over whether that is a good or bad thing. The largely conservative world of talk radio came under discussion last week, with news that the second largest radio network in the country is set to ...
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Americans increasingly view Russia as an unfriendly power, even before the latest news emerged of Russia granting Snowden asylum. Russian authorities today granted Edward Snowden a year-long visa giving him refugee status. He will now able able to live - and work - in Russia. The move has prompted harsh ...
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A majority of Democrats support laws requiring people to show ID in order to vote, while many Republicans think voter fraud is endemic.  In June the Supreme Court struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act, opening the door for a number of Southern states to pass laws requiring voters ...
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Americans widely oppose using the threat of government shutdowns as a political tactic, but Republicans would overwhelmingly support a government shutdown to stop Obamacare. The Republican leadership in Congress has said that it will not pass a "continuing resolution" to allow the federal government to continue spending money unless implementation ...
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Foreign aid and the military budget are the most popular areas for the federal government to cut spending, but support for Social Security and Medicare cuts is still minimal. Congress is about to enter into another long bout of sparring over the federal budget, with Congress having to decide on ...
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Democrats want the government to make kids' meals healthier, while most people want fast food chains to do more. The issue of nutrition for children has become an increasingly contentious issue in recent years, with many healthy living activists taking aim at fast food meals targeted at children. Taco Bell ...
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