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Most Recent Articles: February 2014

February 28, 2014

South Dakota Governor: Daugaard (R) 63%, Lowe (D) 23%

What America Thinks: Is Raising the Minimum Wage A Blessing or A Curse?

48% Favor Obama’s $302 Billion Program for Roads and Bridges

Protesters in Ukraine and Venezuela Seek the Rule of Law By Michael Barone

South Dakota Senate: Rounds (R) 51%, Weiland (D) 31%

February 27, 2014

20% Expect to Use a Digital Currency Like Bitcoin In Next Five Years

45% Oppose Minimum Wage Hike If It Costs Jobs, 39% Still Favor

66% Oppose Religious Freedom Law Like Arizona’s

Hurray for GOP Tax Plan by Froma Harrop

Americans Still Question the Fairness of What They Pay in Taxes

February 26, 2014

32% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks: Just 6% Think U.S. Has the Best Tax System in the World

45% Think Auto Bailouts Were Good for U.S.

65% Think Mexico Not Aggressive Enough in Fighting Illegal Drugs

Codgers Freaking Out By John Stossel

71% Think Americans Try to Be Honest When Filing Taxes

February 25, 2014

43% Don't Like Circus Clowns

33% Have Already Filed Their Taxes

71% Say It’s Not Government’s Job to Monitor News Content

61% Favor Smaller Government With Fewer Services and Lower Taxes

Mass Transit Is for the Young By Froma Harrop

In Hyperpartisan Era, Only Candidates Can Change Outcomes By Michael Barone

February 24, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 41%, Republicans 37%

Voters Want Little U.S. Involvement in Ukraine

West Virginia Senate: Capito (R) 49%, Tennant (D) 35%

Minimum Truth: The Hollow Argument Against Higher Wages By Joe Conason

44% Favor Health Law’s Individual Insurance Mandate

February 23, 2014

78% Say It’s Harder Now for Teachers to Maintain Discipline

February 22, 2014

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

February 21, 2014

46% Rate Obama Poorly on Health Care, 41% Positively

What American Thinks: Gun Owners, Non-Owners - Two Americas?

68% of Parents With School-Age Kids Think They Should Be Able to Choose School with Spanking

UAW Loss in Chattanooga a Repudiation of 1930s Unionism By Michael Barone

35% Blame Global Warming on Long-Term Planetary Trends

February 20, 2014

50% Don't Trust Fed to Keep Inflation, Interest Rates Down

41% Think 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Improve Public Safety

31% Agree Global Warming Is ‘Perhaps Most Fearsome Weapon of Mass Destruction’

Hillary Clinton Is Too Old for What? by Froma Harrop

31% View Tea Party Movement Favorably

February 19, 2014

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Students for Liberty -- A Commentary By John Stossel

What America Thinks: More Voters Now Consider Afghanistan a Vital National Security Threat

58% Still Trust A Jury’s Verdict More Than A Judge’s

28% Owe More Money Than They Did Last Year, 30% Owe Less

February 18, 2014

51% Are Confident in Nation's Banks

8% Think Congress Is Doing A Good or Excellent Job

38% of Republicans Believe Tea Party Good for GOP in 2014, 32% Disagree

The Failure of Obama's Aristocracy of Merit By Michael Barone

Stop Insulting Minimum Wage Workers By Froma Harrop

39% Give Obama Positive Marks for Economic Fairness, 39% Say Poor

February 17, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 41%, Republicans 37%

Washington, Lincoln Top the List of Favorite Presidents

59% More Worried U.S. Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan Too Long

New High: 77% Support Purchasing Health Insurance Across State Lines

Recycling for Fun and Profit: The Imminent Return of the 'Clinton Scandals' by Joe Conason

February 16, 2014

49% Say Buying a Home is Best Investment for Families

February 15, 2014

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

February 14, 2014

53% Rate Economic Growth As More Important Than Economic Fairness

Valentine’s Day: Are Americans Feeling the Love?

25% Believe Gov't Should Assist Those Who Can’t Make Mortgage Payments

65% Think Felons Should be Able to Vote After Completing Jail Time

'Disparate Impact' Doctrine Often Hurts Those it's Intended to Help - A Commentary by Michael Barone

Most Adults Are Indifferent Toward Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2014

Voters Rate Obama More Negatively on the Economy, National Security

Losing Our Third Places - A Commentary By Froma Harrop

35% Expect Their Home’s Value To Go Up Over Next Year

57% Want Debt Ceiling Deal to Include Major Spending Cuts

66% Want Dinner With Someone Special for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2014

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks of Baby Boomers

71% Favor Immigrants Who Work Hard to Pursue American Dream

The Privileged People By John Stossel

56% Support Right to Choose Your Own Social Security and Medicare Retirement Age

February 11, 2014

44% Are Confident They Will Receive All Promised Social Security Benefits

35% Think Baby Boomers Have Been Good for America

68% Oppose Bonuses for IRS Employees

Is Obama Seeking an Opening to Iran the way Richard Nixon did With China? By Michael Barone

62% Think Other Chains Likely to Follow CVS' No-Tobacco Policy

February 10, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 38%

25% Less Likely to Watch “The Tonight Show” After Leno Exit

4% Are More Likely to Vote for a Celebrity Who Is Running for Office

74% Rate Their Health Insurance Good or Excellent

The Romance in Your Past by Froma Harrop

February 9, 2014

50 Years Ago Today: 63% Have Seen Beatles Debut on Ed Sullivan Show

February 8, 2014

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

February 7, 2014

42% Expect to Earn More A Year From Now

Arkansas Governor: Ross (D) 44%, Hutchison (R) 41%

What America Thinks: 2014 Winter Olympics

Voters Strongly Favor Military As Pathway to Citizenship

53% Still Favor Full Combat Role for Military Women

Americans Learn to Succeed by Learning From Failure By Michael Barone

February 6, 2014

39% Say Next Job Will Be Better than Current One

49% See Death Penalty As Effective Way to Fight Terrorism

Obamacare Bad-News Report Not So Bad: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

Election 2014: Arkansas Senate

Figure Skating Is Fan Favorite at Sochi Olympics

February 5, 2014

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks: Americans Say Kids Need to Spend More Time in School

12% Are Less Likely to Watch Sochi Olympics Because of Terrorist Threat

60% Think Obamacare Fixes Unlikely Within the Next Year

Reputation Versus Regulation By John Stossel

  50% Think Summer Off from School Is Good for Kids

February 4, 2014

60% Think Federal Government Should Cut Spending to Help Economy

Rasmussen Employment Index Holds Steady in January

7% Say Feds Very Likely to Close Border If Immigration Plan Becomes Law

The Class War on Drug Users by Froma Harrop

The Democratic Class of 1974 Passes From the Scene by Michael Barone

60% Are Unwilling to Pay More in Taxes to Fund Pre-K Schooling

February 3, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 39%

Obama’s Full-Month Rating Up Another Point in January

Kentucky Senate: McConnell (R) 42%, Grimes (D) 42%

77% Think Health Care Law Likely To Cost More Than Projected

February 2, 2014

49% Will Watch Super Bowl Intensely, 43% Will Mostly Socialize

February 1, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week's Polls

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