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Most Recent Articles: April 2014

April 30, 2014

27% Say U.S. is Heading in Right Direction

31% Say Search for Malaysian Jetliner Should Continue Indefinitely 

52% Say U.S. Not Aggressive Enough in Deportations; 14% Say Too Aggressive

American Dreaming by John Stossel

36% Think Federal Government Owns Too Much of America

April 29, 2014

51% Believe E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated by Federal Government

Rasmussen Employment Index Drops Slightly in April from Six-Year High

Maine Governor: LePage (R) 40%, Michaud (D) 40%, Cutler (I) 14%

Thomas Piketty Wants Income Equality -- And the Hell With Growth - A Commentary by Michael Barone

Mail Today, Gone Tomorrow - A Commentary By Froma Harrop

43% View Attorney General Eric Holder Unfavorably

April 28, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 38%

Maine Senate: Collins (R) 60%, Bellows (D) 24%

51% Oppose FCC Regulation of the Internet; 18% Favor

Now We Know: Economic Inequality Is a Malady -- And Not a Cure By Joe Conason

37% Favor Single-Payer Health Care System

April 27, 2014

23% Think Schools Assign Too Much Homework

April 26, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

April 25, 2014

49% Still Think Financial Bailouts Bad For U.S.

55% Favor Government Oversight of Political Ads and Candidates’ Comments

49% Oppose Affirmative Action in College Admissions, 25% Favor

32% in Florida Would Vote for Rubio for President, 20% Undecided

April 24, 2014

35% Think U.S. Doesn't Spend Enough on Schools  

45% Rate Obama's Leadership As Poor

Florida Governor: Crist (D) 45%, Scott (R) 39%

53% Think Neither Political Party Represents the American People

Why Not Jeb? Also, Why? By Froma Harrop

Big and Little Nothings By Kyle Kondik

52% Consider a Home a Family’s Best Investment

April 23, 2014

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

46% Are Not Willing To Pay More for a Cleaner Environment

New High: 61% Favor Building the Keystone XL Pipeline

Privacy, Please - A Commentary by John Stossel

24% Believe Government Should Assist Those Who Can’t Make Mortgage Payments

April 22, 2014

38% Think Their Home Will Be Worth More A Year From Now

18% Plan to Celebrate Earth Day

Better Care Can Also Cost Less By Froma Harrop

Political Competition, Not Racism, Changes Voter Alignments By Michael Barone

35% Think U.S., Allies Winning War on Terror

50% Expect Higher Interest Rates Next Year

April 21, 2014

  Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 40%

Kansas Governor: Brownback (R) 47%, Davis (D) 40%

58% Oppose U.S. Involvement in Ukraine

45% View Health Care Law Favorably

April 20, 2014

54% Plan to Go to Church This Easter

April 19, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

April 18, 2014

69% Believe Jesus Christ Rose From the Dead

Kansas Senate: Roberts (R) 54%, Sebelius (D) 37%

37% of Voters Fear the Federal Government

Obama Must Defend NATO's Red Lines From Putin's Aggression - A Commentary by Michael Barone

72% Expect to Pay More For Groceries A Year From Now

April 17, 2014

62% View U.S. Economy As Unfair to the Middle Class

6% Rate Congress’s Performance as Good or Excellent

South Carolina Governor: Haley (R) 52%, Sheheen (D) 37%

50% Still Confident in Stability of Banking System

Ask Not What Your Cat Can Do for You by Froma Harrop

Exiting the House: The many paths to ending a career in Congress' lower chamber By Geoffrey Skelley

April 16, 2014

31% Say U.S. is Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks: Congress Stinks

91% of Democrats See Hillary As Likely 2016 Nominee

Earth Daze - A Commentary By John Stossel

65% of Internet Users Are Still Confident in Banking, Business Online

April 15, 2014

84% Consider the Level of Prom Spending Too High

54% Think Increased Reliance on Internet Makes U.S. Economy More Vulnerable

88% Plan to File Income Taxes by Today; 53% Question Fairness of Tax System

Dems Play Politics With Bogus 77-cent Differential in Male-Female Pay By Michael Barone

Just 16% Think Most in Congress Pay All Their Taxes

April 14, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 38%

Election 2014: Illinois Governor

12% Expect Quicker Fixes to Health Care Law with Sebelius Gone

  82% Rate the Health Care They Receive As Good or Excellent

April 13, 2014

72% Think It Would Be Better if Most in Congress Are Not Reelected

April 12, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

April 11, 2014

19% Think Federal Government Has Consent of the Governed

Illinois Senate: Durbin (D) 51%, Oberweis (R) 37%

59% of GOP Voters Say Republicans in Congress Out of Touch with Party’s Base

56% Say American Society is Fair and Decent

If You Think the Sky is Falling, Check out the Prophecies of the 1970s by Michael Barone

April 10, 2014

68% Say Frivolous Lawsuits Are Driving Up Health Care, Insurance Costs

78% View Politicians As Less Ethical Than Those in Other Professions

63% Think Members of Congress Are Overpaid

48% Think America’s Best Days Are in the Past

Is the Republican Presidential Vote Inefficiently Distributed? By Sean Trende

Let There Be Light on Health Spending By Froma Harrop

April 9, 2014

30% Say U.S. is Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks About Obamacare: More Sign-Ups, More Unpopular

Nebraska Senate: Sasse (R) 52%, Domina (D) 27%

Ukrainians, and Americans, are the Children of History By Michael Barone

Taxing Life Away By John Stossel

31% Believe U.S. Has Crony Capitalist System

April 8, 2014

56% Think There Are Too Many Lawyers in U.S.

Ellen, Colbert Are Leading Favorites for Letterman Job

US and Canada: Together at Last? - A Commentary By Froma Harrop

23% Rate Obamacare A Success; 62% Think GOP Repeal Likely

47% Blame Humans for Global Warming

April 7, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 39%

50% Are Less Likely To Vote for Another Bush in the White House

73% View Girl Scouts Favorably

54% Say Government Should Regulate Campaign Contributions

53% Expect Quality of Care To Suffer Under Health Care Law

April 6, 2014

Dodgers, Red Sox Top Fans' 2014 World Series Picks

April 5, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

April 4, 2014

13% Think They’ll Be Earning Less Money in a Year

Florida is The Favorite to Win Men’s NCAA Championship

Favorables for Boy Scouts Fall to 59%

Millennials Choose the Path of Least Resistance - A Commentary By Michael Barone

60% Favor Plan to Offer Citizenship In Exchange for Military Service

April 3, 2014

40% Say Their Current Job Offers Better Advancement Opportunities

32% Favor Release of Israeli Spy Pollard to Help Peace Talks

47% in New Jersey Now Less Likely to Vote for Christie for President

51% Are Concerned About the Safety of Vaccinations for Children

April 2, 2014

28% Say U.S. is Heading in Right Direction

 24% Support Amnesty for Edward Snowden

What America Thinks About Big-Time College Athletics and the NCAA

65% Think IRS Should Stay Focused on Taxes, Not Obamacare

Gambling and Government by John Stossel

24% Give NCAA High Marks for Policing College Athletics

April 1, 2014

  Rasmussen Employment Index Reaches Six-Year High

Obama’s Job Approval Rating Drops Two Points in March

25% Favor Allowing College Athletes to Unionize

39% See More Awareness and Detection As Reason for Rise in Autism Cases

Dems Shouldn't Run Away From Obamacare By Froma Harrop

Obama's Top-and-Bottom Coalition Shows Signs of Strain By Michael Barone

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