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(Week of 6/15/2013)  Former President Bill Clinton and former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remain more popular than the current President – and more popular than any Congressional leader. In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, more than half rate each of the Clintons favorably, more than the number that ...
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(Week of 6/15/2013)  After the Supreme Court handed down its decision last year that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was constitutional, many Republicans backed away from support of the Supreme Court – and of its Chief Justice, John Roberts. This week’s Economist/YouGov Poll finds that – at least prior to ...
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(Week of 6/15/2013)  Americans have mixed opinions about Edward Snowden, the government contractor who leaked information about government collection of phone and computer records. But the latest Economist/YouGov Poll finds that the public sides with him on a number of items – doubting the government’s honesty on the subject, and ...
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The American public overwhelmingly supports the Supreme Court's decision to disallow patents on naturally occuring human genes. On Thursday the Supreme Court ruled against biotech company Myriad Genetics, who had attempted to patent naturally occurring human genes as part of a breast cancer testing process developed by the company. While ...
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The U.S. government may find it difficult to convince Americans that Edward Snowden is a criminal.  Edward Snowden is the NSA leaker who revealed a range of US and international spying programs, including the PRISM program which has seen the NSA get potentially unlimited access to the customer information of ...
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A majority of Americans oppose the US intervening directly in Syria, and most oppose US intervention even if the war spills over Syria's borders. The Obama administration announced today that it would begin providing arms to Syrian rebels fighting the Assad government, and is understood to be seriously examining creating ...
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