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(Week of 11/17/2012)  Americans who take a side in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Palestinians choose Israel, blaming the Palestinians over Israel by a margin of five to one. But in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, over one in three Americans spread the blame, saying both Israel and Palestinians are at ...
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(Week of 11/10/2012)  As President Obama looks toward the beginning of his second term, Americans’ attitudes about the economy continue to be decidedly more pessimistic than optimistic — more in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll are still convinced that the economy is getting worse then think it is getting better. Just 29% say things are ...
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(Week of 11/10/2012)  In the week after the election, relatively few Romney supporters say they are hoping for compromise with the President from the GOP-controlled House of Representatives. In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, nearly two out of three Romney supporters say they would rather have a member of Congress who stands up for ...
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(Week of 11/10/2012)  A consistent finding of Economist/YouGov polls throughout the summer and early fall of 2012 was that supporters of Republican Mitt Romney were much more likely than supporters of President Obama to be paying attention to the campaign — and also to express greater enthusiasm about it. That basic trend remained ...
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YouGov conducted a three wave "megapoll" during the recent U.S. national elections, providing detailed estimates for the national popular vote and Presidential and Senate races in 27 states (a total of 51 contests). As in the 2008 Presidential and 2010 midterm elections, YouGov hit the national vote split with almost ...
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Barack Obama secured re-election by maintaining the coalition that gave him victory four years ago: black and Hispanic voters, young Americans, women and Americans with post-graduate degrees. These outnumbered Mitt Romney’s supporters among white men, older Americans and people who have not been to college. This emerges clearly from analysis ...
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