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Most Recent Articles: May 2013

May 31, 2013

33% Say Now’s a Good Time to Sell a Home in Their Area

26% Expect Murder Verdict in Trayvon Martin Case

Watergate Amnesia, the 'Nixonian Slur and Other Big Lies By Joe Conason

42% Think Holder Should Resign, 24% Disagree

Consumers Set to Repeal a Big Part of the Health Care Law by Scott Rasmussen

May 30, 2013

17% Favor Making FBI Wiretapping of Internet Communications Easier

  40% Give Obama Positive Marks on National Security, 39% Poor

34% Think More Spending Will Improve Education in America

25% Favor Affirmative Action Programs for College Admissions

Unintended Consequences Often Bedevil Reformers By Michael Barone

On Gun Control: 43% Trust GOP, 41% Trust Dems

May 29, 2013

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

65% View Boy Scouts Favorably, Down from 73% Last Year

59% Prefer Less Health Insurance, Bigger Paycheck

Gas Myths: A Commentary By John Stossel

45% Are Less Likely to Travel By Cruise Ship These Days

May 28, 2013

New High: 70% Think Struggling Homeowners Should Downsize

73% Look Forward to Going to Work

27% Favor Moving Guantanamo Prisoners To A U.S. Prison

36% Favor Use of Drones To Stop Terrorists in the United States

A World of Rotten Tax Laws By Froma Harrop

Obama Uses 1917 Espionage Act to Go After Reporters By Michael Barone

May 27, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 41%, Republicans 39%

59% of New York City Voters Approve of Bloomberg’s Job Performance

60% Say Their Home Is Worth More Than What They Still Owe

41% Plan To Do Something Special on Memorial Day

45% Want Their Governor To Oppose Implementation of Health Care Law

May 26, 2013

For Most Americans, Memorial Day Means Summer Is Here

May 25, 2013

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

45% Favor Candidate Who'd Raise Taxes on the Rich Over One Opposed to Tax Hikes

May 24, 2013

39% Think Federal Aid to Oklahoma Tornado Victims Should Be Offset With Budget Cuts

Democrats Quinn, Weiner Lead GOP’s Lhota in NYC Mayoral Race

Favorable Views of Tea Party Up 14 Points Since January

Oklahoma! By Froma Harrop

The Political Ground Is Shifting Under the President By Scott Rasmussen

May 23, 2013

50% Think Tax Increases Hurt Economy

Working Americans Like Their Bosses, Coworkers

60% Say It’s Likely Other Agencies Targeted Conservatives, Too

Benghazi Interview: Pickering Dissects Congressional Follies, Media Coverage and 'Cover-Up' Charges:  A Commentary By Joe Conason

NYC Mayor: Quinn 24%, Weiner 18%

May 22, 2013

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

73% Expect to Pay More for Groceries

33% Work More Than 40 Hours A Week

Sublet My People Go By John Stossel

91% Would Stay At Job They Love Over One That Pays More

May 21, 2013

44% Think Interest Rates Will Be Higher In A Year

Voters Now Trust GOP More on Ethics and Corruption

Voters Think Benghazi or IRS Most Likely to Still Be Major News A Year From Now

64% Are Generally Happy To Say Where They Work

Tea Party Rage: Nothing Fails Like Excess By Froma Harrop

May 20, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 39%

48% Confident In Stability of U.S. Banking Industry

58% Would Keep Working After Receiving Small Fortune

45% Rate Obama Administration’s Benghazi Response As Poor

IRS and AP Scandals Cast a Big Chill on Free Speech By Michael Barone

Support for Health Insurance Choices Remains High

May 19, 2013

52% Think Media Reacts More Quickly to Things That Affect Them

May 18, 2013

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

May 17, 2013

36% Think States Should Set Gun Laws, 34% Say Feds

Most Spend Little or No Social Time With Work Colleagues

42% Think Justice Department Trying to Bully Media in AP Case

Controversies Doom Obama's Effort to Restore Faith in Government By Scott Rasmussen

Consumers Not the Best Drivers in Health Care By Froma Harrop

May 16, 2013

46% Rate Obama Positively on National Security

52% Say Big-Time College Athletics Corrupt Education Process

64% Think It Would Be Bad If Only Government Had Guns

The Newsmaker Memo: an Interview With Ron Wyden, the Senate's Powerful Policy Wonk By Joe Conason

Benghazi and IRS Targeting: Politics by Other Means By Michael Barone

50% Say Star College Athletes Deserve Royalties

May 15, 2013

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Obama's Positives on Deficit Reduction, Economic Fairness Are Down

57% Think College Coaches Shouldn’t Be Paid More Than Professors

57% Want IRS Offenders Jailed or Fired

40% Think U.S. Elections Are Fair, 41% Do Not

True Grit By John Stossel

May 14, 2013

84% Still Support English As Official U.S. Language

8% Say Average Member of Congress Listens to Constituents Most

49% Think Obama Good or Excellent Leader

Democrats and the 'Ethics' of Max Baucus: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

25% Think U.S. Can Still Win in Afghanistan

If Border Is Secured, 38% Still Want to Decrease Legal Immigration

May 13, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 38%

81% Think Immigrants From Countries with Terrorist Ties Should Be Screened More Closely

61% Favor Requiring Retailers to Publish Where Clothes Are Made

Voter Views of Benghazi Are Unchanged After House Hearings

Did Clinton and Obama Believe Their Benghazi Baloney? By Michael Barone

32% View U.S. Health Care System As Good or Excellent

May 12, 2013

Most Americans Plan on Visiting Mom Today

May 11, 2013

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

May 10, 2013

39% Give Obama Positive Ratings on Economy, 41% Poor

50% Think Most Immigrants Are Pursuing the American Dream

64% Who Favor More Gun Control Believe Gun Crime Has Gone Up

Three Girls Lost in Cleveland: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Why the Benghazi Hearings Are Likely to Be a Bust:  A Commentary by Scott Rasmussen

May 9, 2013

64% Favor Social Security Taxes On All or Most of Earnings

27% Think College Graduates Have Skills Needed to Get A Job

73% Think U.S. Should Stay Out of Syrian Civil War

Watergate Revenge: Republicans Yearning to Impeach Obama Over Benghazi 'Cover-Up' By Joe Conason

College Bubble Bursts After Decades of Extravagance By Michael Barone

56% Think Illegals Outnumber Legal Immigrants Each Year

May 8, 2013

31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

34% Rate Obama’s Handling of Government Spending As Good or Excellent

Most Americans See Family As Most Helpful in Tough Times

Only 38% Think Immigration Reform Law Even Somewhat Likely to Pass This Year

Live Free or Move By John Stossel

Enthusiasm for Rubio Slips Among GOP Voters

May 7, 2013

49% Think It's Very Fair for Successful Businessmen to Get Rich

Voters Still See Obama Friendlier to Big Businesses Than to Small Ones

45% Think Finding A Job Will Be Very Difficult for This Year's Graduates

Only 30% Think Government Likely to Secure Border If Reform Bill Passes

36% Think U.S. Economy Is Fair

Bangladesh and Us: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

May 6, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 38%

10% Are Willing To Get Company Tattoo For 15% Raise

54% Think Mexico Should Compensate U.S. for Costs of Illegal Immigration

38% Favor Their State Blocking Federal Anti-Gun Laws

Fewer Border Crossings, E-Verify System Justify Bill By Michael Barone

55% View Health Care Law Unfavorably

May 5, 2013

68% Say Private Sector Employees Work Harder Than Government Workers

May 4, 2013

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

Voters Overwhelmingly Approve of Air and Water Quality

May 3, 2013

44% Say It’s Possible For Anyone to Work Their Way Out of Poverty

10% Think Government Should Hire Long-Term Unemployed

After Flight Delays, Just 24% Think Sequester Cut Too Much

Voters Don't Like Political Class Bossing Them Around By Scott Rasmussen

How to Get Fit Without Really Trying By Froma Harrop

May 2, 2013

49% Rate Quality of U.S. Environment as Good or Excellent

47% Think Full Housing Recovery More Than Three Years Away

5% Say Congress Made Up of Best and Brightest

37% Think Unemployment Rate Will Be Same A Year From Now

Overdue Questions: What Might Be Missing From Bush's Presidential Library By Joe Conason

Obama's Blink on Syria Could Bring Peril to Allies By Michael Barone

Voters Favor Choices for Prayer, Uniforms in Schools

May 1, 2013

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

President Obama’s Full Month Rating Slips Again in April

Just 29% Say Boston Suspects Acted Alone

Obama Job Approval Among Gun Owners: 39%

17% Favor More U.S. Involvement in Syria

59% Favor Free Market Over Government Control To Reduce Health Care Costs

Train Wreck Ahead By John Stossel
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