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Most Recent Articles: November 2012

November 30, 2012

51% Say They Have A Sweet Tooth

  Democrats Now Trusted More on Nine of 10 Key Issues

No Change: 51% See Deal to Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’ As Likely

Elder Lobby Should Back off on Medicare By Froma Harrop

2014 Senate Preview: Can Republicans Finally Turn Potential Into Reality? By Kyle Kondik and Larry J. Sabato

President's First-term Gamble Will Determine Success of Second Term By Scott Rasmussen

November 29, 2012

49ers Are Still Fan Favorites to Win Super Bowl

57% Have A Favorable Opinion of Hostess Twinkies

42% Give Obama Positive Marks on the Economy

64% Will Decorate Their Home for the Holidays

The Tyranny of Good Intentions at U.S. Colleges By Michael Barone

In Baseless Persecution of Rice, Republican Reputations Will Sink By Joe Conason

November 28, 2012

41% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Favorables: Socialism 24% Capitalism 68%

57% Think U.S. Should Stay Out of Political Unrest in Egypt

Legalize Insider Trading By John Stossel

64% Think $4-a-Gallon Gas Likely in the Near Future

November 27, 2012

68% Prefer 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays'

34% Have Favorable Opinion of Federal Government

47% Have Started Their Holiday Shopping

How to Kill Social Security, With a Smile: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

65% Favor Across-the-Board Spending Cuts

November 26, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 45%, Republicans 40%

50% Expect Health Care System To Get Worse Over Next Two Years

48% Think New Tax Money Will Go to New Programs, Not Deficit Reduction

44% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

States Choose Own Paths With One-party Governments By Michael Barone

November 25, 2012

52% Say Buying A Home Family’s Best Investment

November 24, 2012

Bobo and a Bigfoot Skeptic, Over Drinks By Froma Harrop

Only 16% Think Today’s Children Will Be Better Off Than Their Parents

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

November 23, 2012

15% of America Is Shopping Today, 11% Are Already Done

Respecting Voters Matters More Than Policy By Scott Rasmussen

18% Plan To Travel This Holiday Weekend

November 22, 2012

51% Regard Thanksgiving As One of Most Important Holidays

Dems Have Edge, but Presidency Still in Play By Michael Barone

Change? Learn? Compromise? Grow? Not These Republicans By Joe Conason

November 21, 2012

41% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

46% Will Have Thanksgiving Dinner At Home

53% Prefer Less Regulation, More Competition For Financial System

68% Want Both Tax Hikes and Spending Cuts in Budget Deal

About That Fiscal Cliff: A Commentary By John Stossel

Elections Haven’t Changed Negative Views of Top Congressional Leaders

November 20, 2012

33% Say U.S. Legal System Puts National Security Ahead of Individual Rights

50% Expect Weaker Economy In One Year

Voters Rate GOP More Partisan Than Democrats in Congress

47% Say U.S. Should Stay Out of Escalating Gaza Situation

46% See Congressional Democrats’ Agenda As Mainstream, 37% Say Same of GOP’s

Health Coverage a 'Gift' to Ourselves By Froma Harrop

November 19, 2012

  53% Favor Automatic Immigration Checks During Traffic Stops

Just 37% Expect Their Home To Be Worth More in Five Years

55% Rate Government Response to Hurricane Sandy Positively

42% Willing To Pay More in Taxes to Balance Budget If Real Spending Cuts Are Made

November 18, 2012

32% Favor Raising Taxes to Shore Up Medicare

November 17, 2012

Americans Feel A Bit More Generous This Holiday Season

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

November 16, 2012

59% Favor A Welcoming Immigration Policy

57% Favor Tax Hike On Those Who Make Over $250,000

7% Have Already Finished Their Holiday Shopping

Americans Favor a New Approach to War on Drugs By Scott Rasmussen

Mitt Romney's Sneering Farewell to the '47 Percent' By Joe Conason

November 15, 2012

  56% Have Favorable Opinion of Hillary Clinton

52% View Petraeus Resignation As Appropriate

42% See Need for Big Cuts in Defense, Entitlements to Reduce Deficit, 31% Don’t

They Led Us to the Cliff but Can't Make Us Jump By Froma Harrop

46% Say Drunk Driving Laws Not Tough Enough

To Win, Obama Sacrifices House, State Legislatures By Michael Barone

November 14, 2012

42% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

30% Say Supreme Court Doing Good or Excellent Job

51% Think Deal To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Likely by January 1

54% Are Pro-Choice, 38% Pro-Life

November 13, 2012

7% Think U.S. Is Winning War on Drugs

10% Rate Congress’ Job Performance As Good or Excellent

53% Favor Bush Tax Cuts For All But The Wealthy

Polls That Make No Sense: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

47% Fear Government Won’t Do Enough to Help Economy

November 12, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 45%, Republicans 42%

76% Concerned About Inflation, 48% Very Concerned

45% Think Marijuana Should be Legalized, 45% Disagree

As Fiscal Cliff Looms, Voters Want to Extend Tax Cuts Past 2012

Obama Wins by Going Negative and Turning Out Base By Michael Barone

51% Think Auto Bailouts Were Good for the United States

November 11, 2012

45% Say America’s Best Days Are in the Past, 43% Say They Still Lie Ahead

9% of Working Americans Consider Themselves Poor

November 10, 2012

45% Confident In Stability of U.S. Banking Industry

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

November 9, 2012

Voters More Conservative on Fiscal Issues Than Social Issues

48% Consider Obama a Good or Excellent Leader

New High: 68% See Global Warming As Serious Problem

Parenting Politicians Is Hard Work: A Commentary By Scott Rasmussen

November 8, 2012

16% View Online Dating Sites Favorably

51% Say Staying With Current Company Best Opportunity for Career Advancement

Most Want GOP to Work With Obama, GOP Voters Disagree

29% Say U.S. Doesn’t Spend Enough on Defense, 27% Say Too Much

When Obama Won, So Did America's Future By Joe Conason

November 7, 2012

  43% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

12% Made Their Presidential Pick Within The Last Week

56% Favor Eliminating the Electoral College

Plurality Believes Both Campaigns Were Negative

November 6, 2012

53% Intend To Get Flu Shot This Year

50% Favor Health Care Repeal, 44% Oppose

45% Say U.S. and Allies are Winning War on Terror

Voters Don’t See Much Difference in the Candidates

America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms: A Commentary By Michael Barone

Nature Has Laws of Her Own: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

November 5, 2012

New Hampshire Governor: Hassan (D) 50%, Lamontagne (R) 45%

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 46%, Democrats 46%

New Hampshire: Obama 50%, Romney 48%

Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 50%, Mandel (R) 48%

Ohio: Romney 49%, Obama 49%

Virginia Senate: Kaine (D) 49%, Allen (R) 47%

Virginia: Romney 50%, Obama 48%

Going Out on a Limb: Romney Beats Obama, Handily By Michael Barone

November 4, 2012

30% Say Election Is Causing More Stress In Their Family

Montana: Romney 53%, Obama 43%

Indiana : Romney 52%, Obama 43%

November 3, 2012

Rasmussen Employment Index Improves Slightly in October

Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 48%, Mandel (R) 48%

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

November 2, 2012

Michigan: Obama 52%, Romney 47%

Indiana Senate: Donnelly (D) 45%, Mourdock (R) 42%

Ohio: Obama 49%, Romney 49%

Montana Senate: Tester (D) 49%, Rehberg (R) 48%

Wisconsin Senate: Thompson (R) 48%, Baldwin (D) 48%

An Unpredictable End to a Very Predictable Election By Scott Rasmussen

November 1, 2012

39% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

48% Trust GOP More to Handle Economy, 44% Trust Democrats

Wisconsin: Obama 49%, Romney 49%

Iowa: Romney 49%, Obama 48%

Colorado: Romney 50%, Obama 47%

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