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(Week of 12/8/2012)  Labor union membership is down, and union influence has been declining for years. Two years ago, Wisconsin limited collective bargaining rights of public employees, and the Michigan legislature just voted to end mandatory union dues for many workers. Those actions suggest union power continues to decrease and Americans in the latest ...
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(Week of 12/8/2012)  The solutions offered for avoiding the fiscal cliff include increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans. But would this have a negative impact on the economy — still the country’s most important problem? The latest Economist/YouGov Poll suggests that most Americans don’t see much positive impact. Half think raising taxes on ...
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(Week of 12/8/2012)  Yes, it’s early. Too early. But even as of this much-too-early date, the Democrats have one clear favorite when they were asked in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll who they think should be their party’s nominee for President in 2016 — and that person is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 53% ...
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(Week of 12/1/2012)  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains one of the most popular leaders in the country. Despite continuing questions and criticisms surrounding the September 11 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that resulted in the killing of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, the latest Economist/YouGov Poll finds 55% of ...
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(Week of 12/1/2012)  Last month, voters in three states opted to legalize same-sex marriage, marking the first time that same-sex marriage was made legal at the state level by popular initiative. Voters also legalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana in two states (18 states allow the use of marijuana for medical ...
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